Do you believe in superstitions?
In the days when water was drawn from a well and carried back to the house in buckets on shoulder poles, there was a superstition about it in Belarus. If one came across a girl or woman with I like to stitch a good omen in all my cross-stitch projects linking back to the times that started it. While I worked on this design and the stitching of this piece, I poured good thoughts for all those who would endeavor to stitch it. Little did I know at the time how much we would all need a good omen in 2020. I wish you good luck in her buckets full of water this was considered a lucky omen.
If instead the buckets were empty, then the contrary was fated. Although we don’t carry water in buckets any longer, the superstition persists. everything you do.
Read more in our Issue 54.
Designed by Iryna Varabei
Spirit of Belarus
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