The Old Bridge Public Library will offer a presentation about the history and symbolism of Ukrainian Embroidery. Local artist Olga Kobryn will share her knowledge of this art form and how it varies from region to region. She will also discuss the contemporary use of Ukrainian embroidery in clothing design today, and explore various embroidery stitches, patterns and motifs used to decorate clothing and other items. Following the presentation, there will be a hands-on workshop at 2:30 pm. Interested participants should know how to use a needle and thread.
Location: Old Bridge Public Library – One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge NJ, 08857.
Audience: teens, adults
Special instructions: Registration is required.
Link to event page: http://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/ukrainian-embroidery/