A Lesson In Punto Antico Embroidery. Il Giardino Antico is a Punto Antico embroidery design by Gingerbread Girl Designs. Punto Antico is alos known as Italian cutwork and dates back to the 14th century. Here is an opportunity to create your own masterpiece. Excellent charts and written instructions will step you through the process. Pattern and bead pack only. Model stitched on 32ct linen with DMC perle 8 and perle 12 cotton and stranded cotton. Fabric and threads available separately. 14" square of linen is required for design. bead pack (included) contains 3mm Swarovski crystal pearls in burgandy, cream and powder green.