Acorn Pincushion

By  Janis Lockhart  for  Cross-Point Designs

Stitch this charming pincushion design and embellish with a unique set of pins for the perfect gift for your favorite stitcher.

  • Acorn Pincushion


  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Antique Copper Hand-dyed Jobelan (429518)
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • Sudberry House Small Round Pincushion (15741)
  • Just Another Button Company Just Pins: Autumn (jp102)

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, needle, ruler

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Half stitch: 2 strands
Quarter stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 strand

Pattern - Acorn Pincushion

  • Size / Stitch Count
  • 1. Size of finished design: 2-5/8"x2-5/8"; stitch count: 38 w x 38 h
  • Acorn Pincushion
  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads using two strands floss.
  • 3. Backstitch design using one strand 938 floss.
  • 4. Follow manufacturer's instructions for pincushion to finish design.