This master from Melitopol makes wonderful embroidered “Cossack rushnyks” on homespun fabric. She learned the craft of creating them from a Zaporizhzhya embroideress Svitlana Ihnatchenko who had revived them in her time. Besides, Nadiya embroiders shirts, chemises and weaves warm cloaks from wool.
A Cossack rushnyk has become the focus of the creative work of this Melitopol embroideress. As a basis for its creation the master takes the ancient “Life tree” and completes it with the flowers of her imagination. In addition, the master embroideres shirts and chemises and weaves woolen cloaks.