Also known as Pysanky. This craft I picked up in 1998 when a woman at the church I was attending at the time brought her craft with her to a function and taught the basics to us. I was immediately impressed and asked her for further, private lessons. She gave me a few spare tools, some tips, and these two books:
How to Make Ukrainian Easter Eggs
Ukrainian Easter Eggs –
And How We Make Them
I spent a lot of time making eggs, practicing and researching designs, giving them away as gifts, and even selling a few.
Four apartments later, the years have not been kind to my collection. At the moment I don’t have the money to afford any of the materials needed to make more of these gorgeous eggs, but I would love to. In the meanwhile, I’ll just share the few that have survived and their stories.