March and April Program: 15-sided Biscornu

Instructions and Finishing by Kathrin Ellison

Blackwork, beading and biscornu, oh my! Learn the the techniques of creating and finishing a 15-sided biscornu. 

Approximate finished length: depends on fabric count

Materials list from Kathrin's blog:

  • Zweigart's 28ct Cashel Linen, Summer Khaki

  • Fibers:

    • Gatherer's SNC 273 Faded Memories​

    • DMC #370

    • DMC #3740

  • Beads: Mill Hill 02080 ​

  • Tools needed to complete:

    • Scissors

    • Needles

    • Sewing thread to close

    • Filler for the biscornu

Supplementary Information:


The March program will be lead by Fran O'Donnell, she will be instructing how to create a 15-sided biscornu with blackwork designs. This could be a stash project but a list of materials has been provided.

Please print your own instructions. There will be a few project print outs available at the March's meetings but not enough for everyone. 

Please use the links directly to the blog post to print the instructions or as a reference while completing this project.

The April meeting will be showcase the technique of finishing the biscornu.