[HNW] Can anyone shed some light...

Genie Barrett maggegene at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 19:31:40 PST 2010


I don't know anything myself, but found this book recently...

http://www.ethnicfiberart.com/catalog.htm

It's called *Techniques of Ukrainian Nyzynka.*

It's about a third of the way down the page.

Good luck,
Genie

On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 9:24 PM,  <vikingchyk at aol.com> wrote:
> On a Ukranian embroidery stitch called "Nyzynka"?
>
> I'm not entirely sure of the spelling.
> One of the newest ladies in our shire is determined to make an entirely
> authentic 15th c. Ukranian
> outfit, and this stitch was used to embroider the blouses or chemises in
> that area.
> Apparently it comes from the Hutsuls area in the Carpathian Mountain
region.
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