How to assemble classic biscornu (banurucotti)

how to assemble biscornu

Complete stitching pattern for both sides – you will have 2 squares of the same size.

how to assemble biscornu

I do not wash finished stitched items but you can do it in case f.e. it got dirty while you worked on it.

Make one row of back stitches around each square, stepping away from the pattern side 1 or 2 rows of threads (depending on your pattern visual structure).

how to assemble biscornu

If your fabric is not stiff enough it is recommended to attach a one-sided adhesive interlining (vlieseline) to the back side. 

It is also recommended to do for the fabric with less tight stricture (Aida 11, 14).

how to assemble biscornu

Cut two squares of one-sided adhesive interlining equal to you pattern size, it should not overlap the back-stitched border.

how to assemble biscornu

Attach a one-sided adhesive interlining squares to you stitched biscornu sided from the back side with an iron. 

how to assemble biscornu

Thread the needle to the corner on one side and fasten the thread. 

I assemble biscornus using two strands, you can read more about how to fasten strand on the fabric here

how to assemble biscornu

Attach the corner of first side to the exact middle of second side (you can mark it with the pin, if needed).

how to assemble biscornu

Start connecting sides with stitches, covering corners.

how to assemble biscornu

Connect all sides the same way, leaving the last side open for stuffing. 

how to assemble biscornu

Stuff biscornu, paying attention to the corners.

how to assemble biscornu

Stitch up the last side. 

how to assemble biscornu

You can add 2 buttons or beads at the center from both sides, tightening your biscornu a little bit.

how to assemble biscornu

Or add funny decoration.

how to assemble biscornu
how to assemble biscornu

That is it! 

Happy stitching! 🙂 

Spread the love

Leave a Reply