Four weeks in Holland and four days in Ukraine

Embroidered bands and ribbon with fabric from Marken, NL.

Embroidered bands and ribbon with fabric from Marken, NL.

Where to begin? So much inspiration from kind people, beautiful places, fascinating traditions, and regional design in the Netherlands and Lviv, Ukraine.  I'll be sharing the trip in a series of upcoming posts:

Holland: 

Marken

Zeeland, including my bonnet-starching, pleating, and folding lesson

Spakenburg

The Chintz Exhibition (Sits, katoen in bloei) at the Fries Museum and the village of Hindeloopen

Amsterdam highlights

Lviv, Ukraine:

Embroidery lessons with Iryna and Anna

Visits to a special traditional clothing shop and a private collection of blouses

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Sarah Pedlow