Collection by Mariana Neacsu

Mariana Neacsu
FolkCostume&Embroidery: Nyz embroidery of Eastern Podillia, Ukraine Types Of Embroidery, Folk Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches, Embroidery Patterns, Smocking Patterns, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Techniques, Embroidery Techniques, German Costume


Hello all, Today I will talk about another type of embroidery from Eastern Podillia, specifically the southern parts of Khmel'nytska and Vinnytsia oblasts. This is called Nyz, which in Ukrainian means below, and is traditionally worked on the wrong side of the cloth. In English this is generally known as Darning Stitch. This is related to the Hutsul style of embroidery which is called Nyzynka, but is not as developed. This general technique is very old, which is attested to by its wide…