Colour. Joy. Romanian traditional motifs
* I'm growing a deep interest in traditional patterns and motifs... I guess it's 'cause of that hippie part of me that's always long...
This blog is an attempt to share my love and knowledge of Traditional Folk Clothing and embroidery. I am open to requests to research and transmit information on particular Costumes for dance groups, choirs, etc. I do embroidery and sew costumes myself and I would like to spread interest into this particular Art Form
Ia Traditionala Romaneasca
Provin dintr-o zona bogata din punct de vedere folcloric, cu numeroase traditii ce si-au lasat amprenta asupra spiritului si sufletului meu inca din anii copilariei.
Romanian traditional costumes Part 1 Port national
For part 2 click here ~ costume traditionale romanesti, port popular romanesc ~ . Coming from self-sufficient communities, Romanians made their own clothing: the main clothing pieces were handmade and sewn by the women, while leather clothing/footwear were made by local craftsmen (meșteri). Costumes took between 1-2 years to make. The work was done mostly during…
Drawing of the back of a traditional 'keptar', or sheepskin vest, of the style worn in the Carpathian Mountain villages of Roztoky and Kosiv, from the ethnographic Hutsul region of Carpathian Western Ukraine (Drawn by Dave Melnychuk)
Пухлики. Как пришить рукав
Вариантов пухликов много. Расскажу технологию пошагово, как делала я Ширина домотканого полотна 51 см. Отмеряю по 10 см от краев и оставшиеся 21 см собираю с изнанки на тонкую прочную нить под цвет ткани, отступив от края 4 нити ткани. Ее буду стягивать и закреплять. На изнанке получаются вертикальные стежки, на лице горизонтальные Стягиваю нить.…
PES for Traditional Romanian Cross-stitch Designs for Machine Embroidery
Follow the link and you'll find a free archive of PES files containing cross-stitch designs of traditional Romanian designs as they are used on our blouses. http://mestesugariromani.ro/mestesuguri-traditionale-romanesti/attachment/motive-traditionale-broderie-computerizata here are just a few: There is also a guide on how to cut the blouses: http://mestesugariromani.ro/mestesuguri-traditionale-romanesti/attachment/ghid-introductiv-in-croit-si-brodat-camasa-traditionala-romaneasca If anyone…
Old Romania – Adolph Chevallier photography
ADOLPH CHEVALLIER was a Romanian photographer born in 1881 in the village of Brosteni (Neamt county, Moldavia) to a Swiss-French father and a Romanian mother. After finishing his studies in Romania, Chevallier goes to Lausanne to study photography. He returns to Romania in 1921 and receives a license as photographer of the Royal Court. After the…
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Design sketch for a traditional Ukrainian 'keptar', or sheepskin vest, inspired by the styles of Kosiv and Roztoky in the Hutsul region of Carpathian Western Ukraine (Sketch: Dave Melnychuk)