Is it an ornament or is it a pincushion? Well, it could be either. In this case it’s an ornament because the intended recipient doesn’t sew.
The pattern for this was from Little House by the Sea, who very kindly shared her pattern. The embroidery was mostly my own creation, although the general idea was also taken from the one’s made by Little House by the Sea. The stitches used are back stitch, running stitch, bullion stitch (which was new for me on this piece) and something that I know as lazy daisy, although I’m not at all sure that’s its correct name.