Cross stitch and Blackwork designs

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A Tea for Each Season
Cross stitch and blackwork designs by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: set of 4 charts (Winter Tea, Spring Blossom, Summer Mint, Autumn Infusion), which can be worked individually or grouped together.
Stitch count for each motif: 60 x 60
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch, French Knot.
Material required: White, cream or natural evenweave fabric, and stranded floss. Colours are indicated in the chart key.
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Karkade and Yerba Mate
Cross stitch and blackwork designs by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: set of 2 charts (Karkade - Hibiscus sabdariffa; Yerba Mate - Ilex paraguariensis), which can be worked individually or grouped together.
Stitch count for each motif: 80 x 80
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch, French Knot.
Material required: Raw evenweave fabric, stranded floss, and Retors or Pearl cotton thread size 12. Colours are indicated in the chart key.
Instructions in English, French and Italian.
Price: €12,00
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Tea and Rooibos
Cross stitch and blackwork designs by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: set of 2 charts (Tea – Camellia sinensis; Rooibos – Aspalathus linearis), which can be worked individually or grouped together.
Stitch count for each motif: 80 x 80
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch, French Knot.
Material required: Raw evenweave fabric, stranded floss, and Retors or Pearl cotton thread size 12. Colours are indicated in the chart key.
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Lake Malawi
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 136 x 108
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Great Barrier Reef
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 136 x 108
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Amazon River
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 136 x 108
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Crowned Crane
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 172 x 232
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Material required: White evenweave fabric or Aida, stranded floss, metallic thread. Colours and quantity are indicated in the PDF file.
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €15,00
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Clematis
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
Featured in RicAmare magazine – January 2017

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 78 x 154
Stitches: Holbein Stitch, French Knot
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Snail Family
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
Featured in RicAmare magazine – October 2016

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 144 x 144
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Dog with Butterfly
Blackwork and cross stitch design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
Featured in RicAmare magazine – July/August 2016

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 216 x 134
Stitches: Cross stitch, three-quarter cross stitch, backstitch or Holbein stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Soap Bubbles
Blackwork and cross stitch design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

A girl, embroidered in traditional blackwork, blows delicate and ethereal soap bubbles in rainbow colours. An optical illusion achieved exclusively by overlapping geometric motifs in the three primary colours (yellow, cyan and magenta) and white.

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 390 x 167
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €18,00
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Long-tailed Rosefinch
Blackwork and cross stitch design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
Featured in RicAmare magazine – May 2016

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 166 x 118
Stitches: Cross stitch, three-quarter cross stitch, backstitch or Holbein stitch, French knot
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Hummingbird
Blackwork and cross stitch design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
Featured in The World of Cross Stitching magazine – issue 231

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 160 x 120
Stitches: Cross stitch, three-quarter cross stitch, backstitch or Holbein stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
Details
Ladybug & Daisy
Blackwork and cross stitch design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 201 x 144
Stitches: Cross stitch, three-quarter cross stitch, backstitch or Holbein stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Amaryllis
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
Featured in RicAmare magazine – March 2016

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 150 x 116
Stitches: Holbein Stitch and Cross Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Curious Goats
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 333 x 242
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €20,00
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It’s cold outside
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 200 x 204
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €15,00
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Fuchsias in bloom
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 96 x 215
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Ivy Wreath
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 135 x 131
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Jellyfish
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 390 x 140
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Material required: Black evenweave fabric or Aida, variegated stranded cotton, metallic stranded threads, beads and paillettes. Colours and sizes are indicated in the PDF file (our model was stitched using DMC threads on 18 count Aida fabric).
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €18,00
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Julia
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 109 x 132
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Koi Fish
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart + TUTORIAL
Stitch count: 107 x 149
Stitches: Holbein stitch, backstitch, trellis couching stitch, ray stitch
Instructions in English and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Persian Cat
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 83 x 180
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Puppy Dog
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork chart
Stitch count: 115 x 180
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
Details
Orchids & Water Lily
Blackwork designs by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: A set of 2 blackwork charts
Stitch count: orchids 136 x 93 - water lily 136 x 119
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Melanie - Blackwork Doll
Blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork charts (front and back of the doll) + TUTORIAL
Stitch count: 52 x 107
Stitches: Holbein stitch or backstitch
Instructions in English and Italian
Price: €10,00
Details
A cup full of wishes
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 104 x 122
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
Details
Christmas candle
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 104 x 122
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Sparrows and Grapes
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 90 x 212
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Adonis Blue Butterflies
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count for each motif: 109 x 282
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
Details
Peacock Butterflies
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count for each motif: 110 x 282
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
Details
Swallowtail Butterflies
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count for each motif: 109 x 289
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
Details
Hellebore and Snowberry
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
As seen in the Best Buys page of The World of Cross Stitching magazine – issue 241

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 112 x 87
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch, Long Stitch, French Knot *
Instructions in English, French and Italian

* Beads can be used instead of French knots.

DIGITAL DELIVERY
PDF printable version / version PDF a imprimer / versione stampabile in PDF
Price: €12,00
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Deep Pink Hellebore
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
As seen in the Best Buys page of The World of Cross Stitching magazine – issue 241

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 102 x 150
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch, Long Stitch, French Knot *
Instructions in English, French and Italian

* Beads can be used instead of French knots.
Price: €12,00
Details
White Spotted Hellebore
Cross stitch and blackwork design by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
As seen in the Best Buys page of The World of Cross Stitching magazine – issue 241

Product type: Blackwork and cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 102 x 152
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch, Long Stitch, French Knot *
Instructions in English, French and Italian

* Beads can be used instead of French knots.
Price: €12,00
Details
Bouquets
Cross stitch and blackwork designs by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs
As seen in the Best Buys page of The World of Cross Stitching magazine – issue 241

Product type: set of 3 charts (Winter Daphne; Cyclamen; Snowdrop), which can be worked individually or grouped together.
Stitch count for each motif: 72 x 72
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Text in English, French and Italian
Price: €12,00
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Red Birds & Berries
Cross stitch and blackwork designs by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: set of 3 charts (Eurasian Bullfinch and Rowan; Rose-breasted Grosbeak and Elderberry; Northern Cardinal and Snowberry), which can be worked individually or grouped together.
Stitch count for each motif: 100 x 100
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
This booklet includes 3 different designs:

- Eurasian Bullfinch and Rowan (Bouvreuil Pivoine et Sorbier – Ciuffolotto e Sorbo)
- Rose-breasted Grosbeak and Elderberry (Cardinal à Poitrine Rose et Sureau – Beccogrosso Pettorosa e Sambuco)
- Northern Cardinal and Snowberry (Cardinal rouge et Symphorine – Cardinale Rosso e Sinforicarpo)
Price: €12,00
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Blue Birds & Berries
Cross stitch and blackwork designs by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: set of 3 charts (Azure Tit and Blueberries; Mountain Bluebird and Blackcurrant; Blue Jay and Mistletoe), which can be worked individually or grouped together.
Stitch count for each motif: 100 x 100
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
This booklet includes 3 different designs:

- Azure Tit and Blueberries (Mésange Azurée et Myrtilles – Cincia Azzurra e Mirtilli)
- Mountain Bluebird and Blackcurrant (Merlebleu Azuré et Groseillier Noir – Azzurrino Montano e Ribes Nero)
- Blue Jay and Mistletoe (Geai Bleu et Gui – Ghiandaia Azzurra e Vischio)
Price: €12,00
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Welcome to our Home
Cross stitch and backwork designs by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: a set of 4 blackwork and cross stitch charts
Stitch counts:
– The three “Welcome” patterns, in English (“Welcome to our home“), French (“Bienvenue chez nous“) and Italian (“Benvenuti a casa nostra“): 110 x 214
– Little key: 70 x 59
Stitches: Cross Stitch, Three-quarter Cross Stitch, Holbein Stitch
Text in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
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Mini Blackwork Motifs
Blackwork designs by Valentina Sardu for Ajisai Designs

Product type: set of 16 blackwork charts which can be worked individually or grouped together.
Stitch count for each motif: 38 x 38
Stitches: Holbein Stitch
Instructions in English, French and Italian
Price: €10,00
Details

4 thoughts on “Cross stitch and Blackwork designs

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  2. Joyce Timmins

    I am trying to order the hummingbird design. I live in the USA and would like to know if there is a place I can order it from here. I live in Caliofornia.

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