LEISURE ARTS-Teach Yourself To Make Biscornu. Biscornu is a French word meaning 'quirky'. When it comes to needlework, biscornu are amazing little eight-sided pillows that make great pincushions, sachets, ornaments, decorations, scissor fobs, gifts, or just about anything else you can think of for a tiny cushion. This book contains fourteen patterns with beautiful designs that will make you want to stitch them all! Step-by-step instructions, lots of photographs, and full-color charts will guide you through the fun of creating these tiny treasures. Designer: Bobbie Watts. Softcover, 32 pages. Imported.