Winter – A Capodimonte Pincushion Doll

pincushion doll Winter by Giulia Punti Antichi porcelain doll holding snowball with embroidered gown

This model has been stitched with overdyed silk threads by Dinky Dyes.

Porcelain half doll from Porcellane Capodimonte Carusio Giovanni, Napoli, Italy.   

Pins by Roberta Dazzini (available at Giulia Punti Antichi). 

Beads: one package of Mill Hill Glass Seed Beads 00557 or Petite Glass Beads 40557

Fabric 16x7.5 in (41x19 cm) Parchment 36 ct linen from Weeks Dye Works
Threads one skein each of six-stranded overdyed silk flosses from Dinky Dyes: 52 Emerald, 178 Twilight, 229 Shades of Wine, 267 Evening in Paris (conversion for DMC available in Chart)
Stitches Cross Stitch, Round Rhodes Stitch