A Finnish folk shirt from early 19th-century Askola village
I hand-sewed a Finnish 19th-century folk shirt from Askola. This shirt with it's intricate embroidery took me 2 months to finish!
A Belle Epoqué Negligée or Victorian comfy clothes
This Victorian negligée belongs to the collection of Espoo City Museum. It is a wonderful piece with lace, ruffles and pintucks.
“Ronkkaus” – A Finnish folk embroidery stitch
My Finnish national costume from Askola has a shirt with special whitework embroidery called "ronkkaus". So, how is it made?