Russian embroidery

Discover the art of Russian embroidery and get inspired to create your own stunning pieces. Explore top ideas and techniques to bring this traditional craft to life.
FolkCostume&Embroidery: June 2014 Couture, Costumes, Clothes, Cosplay, Folk Costume, Folk Clothing, Folk Dresses, Historical Clothing, Costume Design

Hello all, Today I will talk about a type of outfit which is not a Folk Costume at all. These come on the market now and again, and people ask me about them. This is what may be called Russian Town costume. These were never worn by peasants and are not part of the Russian folk costume tradition. The cut and construction of these outfits are not Russian or traditional. They are basically Victorian era garb covered with embroidery and utilizing Russian folk lace. These were made to order in…

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Anna Molnar
FolkCostume&Embroidery: May 2016 Patchwork, Hungarian Embroidery, Palestinian Embroidery, Folk Embroidery, Cross Stitch Borders, Russian Embroidery, Russian Cross Stitch, Cross Stitch Border Pattern, Stitch Patterns

Hello all, I recently received a request as to how to tell the difference between Ukrainian Bukovyna embroidery and Romanian Bucovina embroidery. There is no straightforward answer. In the local communities, the people know which village is inhabited by which ethnicity, and they could tell you, but there are no overarching rules which always apply. Nevertheless, there are regional differences, and some of these regions are overwhelmingly of one nationality or the other, only the central…

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Julie Spendlove