Those who love a fashionable decor of this season in the Russian national style will like the submitted original embroidery. The strawberry branch in style of Khokhloma is represented on it.
Khokhloma painting is one of the most ancient Russian national crafts. Art researchers refer its sources to the 17th century. At the beginning people covered with this special painting wooden household items: furniture, kitchen ware, caskets, road chests.
In Khokhloma painting they mostly use bright colors of red, orange, yellow and gold with inclusion of green and blue. These rich paints are surely applied on a black background. Traditional elements of Khokhloma patterns are red bright juicy berries of a wild strawberry, mountain ash in blossoming branches. Less often birds, fish and small animals occur among diversity of vegetation.
A visual feature of Khokhloma painting is the amazing honey-golden subtle shade. While selecting threads for the embroidery it is necessary to remember and consider this. Therefore, it is better to choose multi-color viscose or polistren Twist threads from a collection. By this way you will achieve “shine” of the picture with their help.
Later, this special stylistics of painting was applied to creations of independent decorative objects and dyeing of fabrics. In the modern world Khokhloma patterns decorate even nails!
Machine Embroidery Design Folk Strawberries
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The offered machine embroidery design Folk Strawberries reflects further advance of the ancient decor in modern life. A variety of sizes of the embroidery allows to decorate not only household items, but also family members’ clothes. The shining inside embroidery will give special elegance to a dark dressing gown of the head of the family. An applique of the Khokhloma embroidery will add to a kitchen’s wall panel in Old Russian style.
A dark bed linen set decorated with the strawberry embroidery will bring a romantic spirit and luxury to the bedroom.
The machine embroidery design Folk Strawberry will help to support the chosen style of the institution to Russian restaurants. An old Khokhloma decor embroidered on banquet linen napkins and table cloths will become a special chic of the restaurant. The institution’s visitors will especially estimate the folder with the menu and wine card where the unique embroidery will flaunt.
This decor is appropriate at hotels or elite vacation spots attended by Russian guests. Designer’s imagination will prompt what places and on what objects it has an especial advantage.
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Author: Ludmila Konovalova
My name is Lyudmila Konovalova, and I lead Royal Present Embroidery. Embroidery for me is more than a profession; it is a legacy of my Ukrainian and Bulgarian heritage, where every woman in my family was a virtuoso in cross-stitch and smooth stitching. This art, passed down through generations, is part of my soul and a symbol of national pride.