[HNW] can anyone shed some light...
c.knewell at Comcast.net
Thu Dec 23 05:23:41 PST 2010
<On a Ukranian embroidery stitch called "Nyzynka"?>
I used to own the Mary Gostelow book on Russian Embroidery. I also use to
own an exellent book on Ukranian embroidery by a woman whose last name is
IIRC, there were photos of nyzynka, and it was pattern darning. This makes
sense given the description of working from the back but with a pattern on
Pattern darning is quite old. It seems to imitate weaving, which we know is
Don't know if this helps...
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