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What do you know about Ukrainian vyshyvanky?

They are not only beautiful embroidered blouses and shirts!

Ukrainians believe that each stitch of embroidery encrypts the genetic code of the nation, like a part of the Ukrainian soul 💛💙

According to folklore, the first embroidered shirts protected their owners from the forces of evil - so the shirts were decorated with ornaments in those places where evil spirits might get under the clothes - on the sleeves, at the collar, under the hem…

One of our master designers - Olena from Lviv - reveals some amazing secrets about Ukrainian vyshyvanky in a chat we had with her a few months ago. Have a look, the video is below 👇👇👇

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