Tag Archives: Easter

Spring Fusion Greeting Cards

Swedish weaving is a relaxing needlework that is fun and fast to do. This unique surface embroidery and counted needlework (all in one) can be worked on a variety of fabrics, ranging from the traditional Monk’s Cloth (7ct) to Hardanger fabrics (22ct). All Swedish weaving patterns that were designed for the traditional Monk’s Cloth can […]

Beaded “Pysanky” Eggs

[columns] [span4] [/span4][span8] [/span8][/columns] “Pysanky”, batik-style Easter eggs, are inherently Ukrainian. Purists shudder at the beaded “pysanka’s” very existence. The word comes from the verb pysaty, “to write”, as the designs are not painted on. Some artists have the nerve to use beads to decorate eggs instead of ‘writing’ them with a stylus and beeswax […]