My dad, being something of a Renaissance man, decided at one time to take up the art of creating Ukranian Easter eggs. Ukrainian Easter eggs are stunning, and you just have to stop and wonder, “How on earth do they do that?” With a lot of patience, as it turns out.
photo credit: Tanya Zivkovic
Since I am interested in things embroidered, I was amazed to discover that embroidery has been used to decorate eggs. I just had to stop and wonder, “How on earth do they do that?” With a lot of patience and a Dremmel, as it turns out.
Here are some examples I discovered-
If all of this intrigues you, head on over to Mary Corbet’s Needle and Thread blog. She explains in a series of articles how to jump into this unusual hobby. Make sure you’ve got your Dremmel at the ready. lhttps://www.needlenthread.com/2013/03/hand-embroidery-on-eggs-index.html
Turns out there is also a board on Pinterest devoted to this craft: https://www.pinterest.com/justeggsquisite/embroidered-eggs/?etslf=16112&eq=embroidered%20egg