Book Title: Vysivame
Translation: We’re Embroidering
Author: Milina Duchonova
Published: Bratislava, Slovakia – 1976
Format & Size: Softcover – 8.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 224 pages
Book Condition: Good Condition – light aging and wear
Description: Technique book showing Slovak folk embroidery. Includes photos, patterns, designs, and ideas for tablecloths, napkins, runner, pillows and other embroidered textiles. Detailed look at folk embroidery applied in a contemporary setting. Motifs taken from traditional folk costumes and textiles. The book is divided by type of embroidery, as opposed to by ethnographic region. Includes a 22-page introduction to Czech and Slovak embroideries and then presents more than 200 pages of patterns and embroidery samples.