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I am delighted to offer the cross stitch patterns from Italian designer Giulia of Giulia Punti Antichi. 

Denise

Chart with stitching and finishing instructions.

Fabric: 9 x 26 in (23x66 cm) 28 ct Cashel Artic linen by Picture This Plus
Threads: 12 strands silk: one skein each of 022 Summer Sky, 136 Holiday Blue, 190 Winter White  by Gloriana

Pattern $20.00

Denise half doll available on my half dolls page

Patrizia Pattern

Fabric:  9x9 in Etruria 3ct ecru linen from Manifattura Tessile Sotema

Threads:  one skein each of twelve stranded hand dyed silk Silk'nColors from the Thread Gatherer Snow Drift White SNC000, The Lavenders SNC 004, Sweet Peas SNC021, Camouflage SNC055, Golden Pines SNC 181
Ribbon:  one pkg of hand dyed silken ribbons from the Thread Gatherer Antique Roses SR4 064

The Patrizia doll is only available from Porcellane Capodimonte Carusio in Italy.  However, I do have several girl half dolls that will work with this design. 

Pattern $18.00

Jean Pattern

This pattern requires:
Fabric: Edinburgh 36 ct Cream from Zweigart
13x17 in for overskirt and stole     4x6 in for purse
Threads:  one skein each of 12 stranded hand dyed Silk'n Colors silk threads from The Thread Gatherer:  A Brides Blush SNC034, Camouflage SNC055, Sophie's Strawberry SNC108, Golden Pines SNC181, Scent of Rose SNC186
Ribbons:  one pkg each of hand dyed Silken Ribbons from the Thread Gatherer:  Cactus'n Sands SR4 037, Nan's Mulberry SR4 040

Pattern $20

The Jean doll is only available from Porcellane Capodimonte Carusio in Italy.  However, I do have several  half dolls that will work with this design.  Please see my  half doll page or ask me for help in choosing one.

 

Maria Teresa Pattern

This pattern requires:
Fabric:  10x19" 28ct Cashel Truffle linen from PictureThisPlus.com
Threads:  one spool each of Valdani hand dyed six stranded threads
P9, P4, H204, H210 or S78, 0519
Beads: 03021 Royal Pearl Antique Seed Beads from Mill Hill

Pattern $20

See Stephanie on my  half doll page

Monica Pattern
Giulia's Monica pincushion pattern uses a 3 1/2" half doll.  Giulia used 35ct Beige hand dyed Weeks Dye Works linen for the skirt (19"x9.5") and 28ct Gingham Tin Roof Weeks Dye Works hand dyed linen for the apron (9"x8.5").  Threads are from Gloriana:  Vanilla 003, Granny Smith Green 053, Red Clay 114, Olive Grove 116, Old Gold 169,Cherry Tart 128

Chart with stitching & finishing info $20.


 My Monique half doll would be an option.  This is an example of how I created a surprise half doll, she lifts up to show your supplies.  Instructions for how I created this can be found in the 2016-1 issue of Gifted & Creative Artist Magazine

also please see my half doll page  for other 3.5" half dolls.

 

Alessia Cross Stitch Pattern  -Giulia chose Miss Scarlett half doll for this bright and happy cross stitch pattern. Miss Scarlett is available on my half doll page

Fabric:  23 x 8 in (58x 20 cm) piece of 32 ct Linen HD gray from Fabric Flair

Threads:  two hand-dyed stranded cotton skeins Sunflower from Romy’s Creations - one hand-dyed stranded cotton skein each of Italian Coral, Red Devil, Forget Me Not, Tuscan Experience, Marianne from Romy’s Creations

Pattern $18

 

 

My half doll Renoir is the doll Giulia chose for her Elizabeth Pincushion and was shown on the magazine cover for Sampler & Antique Needlework (SANQ)

Renoir is available on my half doll page Renoir may be ordered in a variety of colours and also with or without rose decals on her hat and neckline.

 

 

 

Here are some examples of how the SANQ pincushion looks with other half dolls.

Click on pictures to enlarge

 

 

 

 

Grethel Cross Stitch Pattern  --Giulia chose my Gretal half doll for this lovely pincushion.  

This pattern uses 36 ct Maritime White hand dyed linen from Lakeside Linens for skirt: one 15 x 7 in (38 x 18 cm) piece for apron: a 8 x 4 in (20 x 10 cm) piece for purse: a 3 ½ x 3 ½ in (9 x 9 cm) piece Fabric areas include at least ½ in (1.2 cm) seam allowances. 
Threads used:  one hand-dyed stranded cotton skein each of Romy's Creations: Simona’s Iris, Red Devil, Pineapple, Camouflage

Pattern $20      Gretal half doll is available on my half doll page

Here are some examples of how the Grethel pincushion looks with other half dolls.  Click on picture to enlarge

 

Janice Cross Stitch Pattern  -As shown in the Sampler Antique Needlework magazine Fall 2015 issue.  Pattern $20

The article featured two of my half dolls for consideration Cindy and Daisy which  are available on my half doll page

Julie - A Lady In Kent pincushion

Stitched with fabulous hand dyed threads from Romy's Creations over wonderful linen from Lakeside Linen.  This doll has an cross stitch panel, a train and a short overskirt.

Fabric Used:  8" x 6" (20x15cm) 36 ct hand dyed Maritime White line from Lakeside Linen

Threads Used:  Hand dyed Desert Rose & Giulia's Rose from Romy’s Creations

Pattern package includes complete stitching and finishing instructions  $10.00 plus postage

Suggested Brier Rose half doll Camilla, available on my half doll page

 

Here are some examples of how the Lady In Kent pincushion looks with other half dolls and silk ribbon embroidery around the cross stitch panel.  Click on picture to enlarge

 

 

 

 

Alayne Pincushion  is stitched with the  fabulous hand dyed cotton thread of Romy’s Creations, over the wonderful linen by Manifattura Tessile Sotema, Italy.

Fabric used for skirt: one 17 ½ x 8 ½ in (45 x 21.5 cm) piece of Etruria 35 ct ecrù linen
Fabric used for pincushion: one 4 in (10 cm) square linen of Etruria 35 ct ecrù linen
from Manifattura Tessile Sotema both included in the pattern package.

Threads used:
- one skein of six stranded hand-dyed cotton thread from Romy’s Creations: Nougat Blue included in the chartpack
- one skein of DMC Black 310 stranded cotton
- one spool of: DMC Diamant Metallic thread Gold D3852

Pattern Package includes original linen fabric, one skein of Nougat Blue, stitching and finishing instructions.     $21.00 plus postage

Suggested Brier Rose half doll Alayne, available on my half doll page

 

Cecelia Pincushion is stitched with the fabulous The Thread Gatherer threads and ribbons over the wonderful linen by Manifattura Tessile Sotema, Italy.

Fabric used: 1 piece of 17 ½ x 8 ½ in (45 x 21.5 cm) Etruria 35 ct ecrù linen by Manifattura Tessile Sotema, included in the chartpack. The fabric includes seam allowances.

Threads used:
- one skein each of twelve stranded hand-dyed Silk’n Colors silk threads from The Thread Gatherer: Ecru SNC 00E, In The Burgundy SNC 074, Dried Thyme SNC 156, Scent of Rose SNC 186, Kringle’s Coat SNC 280
- one spool of: DMC Diamant Metallic thread Gold D3852

Ribbons for finishing: one SR7 040 Nan’s Mulberry silk ribbon and one SR7 315
Zimbabwe Berry silk ribbon from The Thread Gatherer.
Pattern Package includes original linen fabric, stitching and finishing instructions, and threads conversions for DMC and The Gentle Art cotton threads.  

Pattern: $18.00 plus postage

Suggested Brier Rose half doll Nancy, available on my half doll page

 

Assisi Pincushion is stitched with  The Thread Gatherer threads over the wonderful linen by Manifattura Tessile Sotema, Italy.
Fabric used: 1 piece of 17 ½ x 8 ½ in (45 x 21.5 cm) Etruria 35 ct ecrù linen by Manifattura Tessile Sotema, included in the chartpack. The fabric includes seam allowances.

Threads used: one skein each of twelve stranded hand-dyed Silk’n Colors silk threads from The Thread Gatherer: Old Lace SNC 111, Dried Roses SNC 129, Bear Brown SNC 161, Spring Blush SNC 9711,

Pattern package includes original linen fabric, stitching and finishing instructions, and threads conversions for DMC and WDW cotton threads.

Instructions for stitching and finishing the matching bookmark are also included. $18.00 plus postage  
There are a variety of half dolls to suit this pattern and available on my half doll page

Sampler Pincushion is stitched with the fabulous Gloriana Threads over the wonderful linen by Manifattura Tessile Sotema, Italy.

Fabric used: 1 piece of 17 ½ x 8 ½ in (45 x 21.5 cm) Etruria 35 ct ecrù linen by Manifattura Tessile Sotema, included in the chartpack. The fabric includes seam allowances.

Threads used: one skein each of seven stranded hand-dyed Florimell silk threads from Gloriana: Vanilla 003, Spanish Moss 048, Granny Smith Green 053, Cranberry 062, Elizabethan Green 117, Pacific Blue Dark 173, Aubergine 174, Birch Brown 186, Carmine Rose 205, Olivine 206.

Stitches: Cross Stitch, Backstitch
Drawn thread work.

Pattern package includes complete stitching and finishing instructions and threads conversions for DMC and WDW cotton threads.   $18.00 plus postage

There are a variety of half dolls to suit this pattern and available on my half doll page

 

Little Dutch Pincushion - Tulip

Fabric Used:  Etruria 35ct ecru linen

Threads Used:

Pattern package includes complete stitching and finishing instructions  $12.00 plus postage

Suggested Brier Rose half doll Tulip, available on my half doll page

Miniature Dutch Pincushion

Fabric Used:  8x6" (20.5x15.5cm) 36 ct hand dyed Vintage Magnolia linen from Lakeside Linens

Threads Used: 
one hand dyed silk thread spool O503 from Valdani
one hand dyed silk thread spool O571 from Valdani

Pattern package includes complete stitching and finishing instructions for both one over one and stitching over two.  $16.00 plus postage

Giulia used an antique half doll in the pattern picture, for which I do not have the mold, but suggest Brier Rose half doll Sonja or Rachel  available on my half doll page

Simona Pincushion

Fabric used:  15.5" x 8.5" (40x21.5cm) 36 ct hand dyed Maritime White linen from Lakeside Linens

Threads used:

  • one hand dyed stranded cotton skein Red Devil from Romy’s Creations (included)

  • one hand dyed stranded cotton skein Camouflage from Romy’s Creations (included)

  • Gold D3852 Diamant metallic from DMC

Pattern package includes complete stitching and finishing instructions and the two hand dyed stranded cotton skeins from Romy’s Creations .  $24.00 plus postage

Suggested Brier Rose half doll Juliette, available on my half doll page

Sofia Italian style pincushion

Fabric used:  8 5/8 x 8 5/8" (22x22cm) 35ct hand dyed 1109 Angel Hair linen from Week's Dye Works

Threads used:  one Gentle Art hand dyed stranded cotton skein of:

  • Shaker White 7025
  • Carriage Black 7095
  • Burlap 7096

Pattern package includes complete stitching and finishing instructions.  $16.00 plus postage

There are a variety of half dolls to suit this pattern and available on my half doll page

 

 

A Christmas Doll Pincushion & Thimble Purse

Giulia decided to stitch a Christmas  pincushion doll and thimble purse as a special token of love for kids bearing serious diseases. Giulia was deeply touched to know that Make a Wish International is taking care of making special wishes coming true for these kids in need, with the strong convincement that wishes, dreams and projects can boost their immune defenses and their psychological strength to fight diseases.
A special donation to Make a Wish International will be given out of the sales of this design.

Fabric used: Cream Northern Cross 35 ct linen 14 ¼ x 6 in / 36.2 x 15.2 cm by Norden Crafts

Threads used: Waterlilies silk threads 101 Cherry, 112 Fir by The Caron Collection

Beads: Petite Glass Beads 42012 by Mill Hill
Needle: size 26/28 tapestry needleStitches: Cross stitch over two, Back stitch, Laced cross stitch bars

Pattern package includes complete stitching and finishing instructions  $14.00 plus postage

Suggested Brier Rose half doll Julie Ann, available on my half doll page

Flapper Pincushion

Stitch Count: 241 x 91

Fabric Used: 35 ct Etruria Ecrus linen by Manifattura Tessile Sotema  (or Cream Northern Cross 35 ct even weave linen by Norden Crafts) 16 ½ x 7 ½ in (42 x 19 cm)

Threads Used: twelve stranded overdyed Belle Soie silk threads by Crescent Colours: Terra Potta, Harvest, Herb Garden, Sagebrush, Peaches ‘n Cream. One skein each is needed to stitch the pincushion.

Stitches: Cross Stitch, Backstitch
Drawn thread work.

Pattern package includes complete stitching and finishing instructions $12.00 plus postage

Suggested Brier Rose half doll Latisse, available on my half doll page