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idag ska kvällskursarna börja med #bygdebroderi, då åker märkduken fram! #hallandssöm #broderi #folklore #embroidery

idag ska kvällskursarna börja med #bygdebroderi, då åker märkduken fram! #hallandssöm #broderi #folklore #embroidery

Coptic. Fragment of Linen with Border, 7th-9th century C.E. Linen, silk, 9 1/16 x 21 5/8 in. (23 x 55 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Pratt Institute, 46.157.18.

Brooklyn Museum: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art: Fragment of Linen with Border

Huvudliggaren:  "Halsklä fr. Gagnefs sn. Från Utby."

Huvudliggaren: "Halsklä fr. Gagnefs sn. Från Utby."

It is typically referred to as “Käspaikka” It is a technique also popular in the Karelian region of northern Russia.

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I like the traditional Latvian pagan signs and I like the idea of potentially incorporating some of my ethnic background into my brand.

Svartstick, 1849

Svartstick, 1849

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