Biscornu Chart / Pattern (PDF). Visual Meditation series: Stillness

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This chart is for a little biscornu designed on the theme of 'Stillness'

In summer 2013 I visited a flower festival at my local Parish church, and whilst wandering around the beautiful historic building, I entered a small chapel where there were many candles burning. There was a small notice explaining that although lighting a candle in itself was not necessarily significant, it acted as a 'visual prayer' – a reminder of prayer. As a practising Christian, this idea sowed a small seed in my mind, and I began to consider how a small crafted item could serve as a visual prompt for prayer or meditation. I felt some people may value a subtle visual prompt for prayer or meditation – for example, an overtly religious symbol may not be appropriate in the workplace.

The theme of this biscornu is inspired by Psalm 46 verse 10: 'Be still and know that I am God'. It reminds me to pause and remember this occasionally in the busy rush of everyday life. Of course, you may find it reminds you of something completely different. The symbolism is not necessarily Christian; it could relate to any aspect of spirituality, or you may just like the design. Whatever your point of view, I hope you like this little biscornu.

Following your payment, you can download a PDF colour chart, symbol chart and thread key. You can also download instructions for stitching the design, and instructions (including photos) for assembling your finished biscornu.

NB: Please note this item is the chart only - the photo is for illustration.

Due to their nature, refunds are not available for PDF patterns. However, if you have a problem, please feel free to contact me.

You are welcome to stitch this item for personal use, for a gift, or to sell for charity, but permission is not given for selling commercially. Please respect the time it has taken for me to create this design and do not copy or re-distribute it.

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