Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Iron Craft #18 Aprill Showers... Floral Biscornu

This week the Iron Craft challenge was to make something with or inspired by flowers. I decided immediately I was going to make a biscornu this week because I have been wanting to do one for quite a while now. I found a pattern that had flowers on it and I filled it with floral scented potpourri to make it a sachet or just a pretty smelling pin cushion. 

I found the pattern on Own Two Hands as well as basic instructions on how to assemble it. It really is a simple assembly so don't be intimidated if you decide to make one. Just a quick tip though, make sure the pattern you use is filled in correctly. I found several spots on my pattern that were incorrect and I ended up having to make several corrections before finishing my project. I found several really cute patterns I'm going to make to give as gifts and even may design my own patterns for them. I don't even like cross stitching that much but I want to make a bazillion of these things.

4 comments:

  1. I love the pattern, its so pretty. But you are right so often free patterns aren't as correct as they could be

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  2. There are butterflies on the other side but they don't fit the theme lol.

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  3. I am in love with this biscornu. I've never seen such a lovely and now I want to learn how to cross stitch.

    Just lovely. Well done and inspiring.

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  4. Thanks Lolly :D I came across the tutorial at random a few months ago and had never heard of a biscornu till then. Now I love them.

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