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Blog > Hello from Kiev in the Ukraine

  Good Morning, Goeie more, HOWDY, Buon Giorno, Bonjour, Guten Morgen, Selamat Pagi, Buenos Dias, God Morgen, Dobroye utro, Boker tov, kunjhani, Buenos Días, Wilujeng Enjing, Günaydin, Umhlala gahle, Bom Dia, добро утр-dobro utro,  Dobro jutro, G 'day, Góðan daginn, בוקר טוב!!!, Hyvää huomenta, Dzień Dobry, Sugeng Enjing, Cao An, Ohayo Gozaimasu,  Labas Rytas,  Bună Dimineaţa, ДОБЪР ДЕН, sanibonani, sugeng dalu, Marhaba, Salutari, Tere hommikust! BONGU, καλημέρα  :))   I am in Kiev, Ukraine to teach the new roses on felted backgrounds at the fabulous International Master's Golden Hands exhibition, and it has been a great honour to meet Yuri, Natalia, Tatiana and Alexei. We were fortunate to have a traditional Ukrainian supper and it was delicious! One day you MUST visit this beautiful city to meet the kind, hospitable and salt-of-the-earth people who live in this ancient city.   .... and I have something that will surely brighten up your day!   A magnificent piece by ELENA Lisovitskaya (Лисовицкая Елена) from Lugansk in the UKRAINE.   Elena wrote to me:    "Hello, Di, I live in Ukraine in the city of Lugansk. Just this year, I learned about embroidery ribbons and started in this kind of needlework. Learning from books and the Internet. Your work is great! They admire and inspire me" .....and, this is Elena's first piece  I just knew it would brighten up your day!!!   Click on the image to enlarge      and close-up detail... click on the images to enlarge     Don't you just love her Carnations?    and  more close-up detail...        and more close-up detail :)          and more...     I hope you enjoyed seeing this masterpiece. Thank you Elena for sharing your wonderful talent with us all and we all look forward to seeing your next project      I have more to show you next week. You are welcome to subscribe for free to stay in touch with the latest news. Have a wonderful weekend stitching world....remember to take some time out for yourself as well  :)   Love   Di   ~ ♥ ~    
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