Linda Bowers' Profile

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I am an avid egg decorator, gardener, Bible believing Christian, cross stitcher, and puzzler. I am married to my husband Peter, and I have three daughters (Amanda, Cathryn, and Sarah) and two granddaughters (Julia and Aurora). I live outside of Rochester, NY, where I have just completed homeschooling my youngest daughter. Yeah!!

So how did I get started in pysanky? First of all, I'm not Ukrainian. I am Polish. My great aunt was a nun and she painted eggs. I used to love receiving one of her eggs each Easter. While browsing through our local science museum's class schedule, I came across a one-day class on making Ukrainian eggs. I signed up for the class and then did a little research on pysanky. After reading about the wax resist process I thought to myself "Oh my gosh, this looks too complicated for me." Despite my reservations, I participated in the class and have been…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 22
  • Joined December 5, 2011

Favorite materials

Eggshells, bees wax, dyes

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Ukrainian Eggs Pysanky and Eggshell...

About

I am an avid egg decorator, gardener, Bible believing Christian, cross stitcher, and puzzler. I am married to my husband Peter, and I have three daughters (Amanda, Cathryn, and Sarah) and two granddaughters (Julia and Aurora). I live outside of Rochester, NY, where I have just completed homeschooling my youngest daughter. Yeah!!

So how did I get started in pysanky? First of all, I'm not Ukrainian. I am Polish. My great aunt was a nun and she painted eggs. I used to love receiving one of her eggs each Easter. While browsing through our local science museum's class schedule, I came across a one-day class on making Ukrainian eggs. I signed up for the class and then did a little research on pysanky. After reading about the wax resist process I thought to myself "Oh my gosh, this looks too complicated for me." Despite my reservations, I participated in the class and have been addicted ever since!! One of the reasons why I enjoy making pysanky so much is there is an endless array of ideas, colors, and designs to work with. I can always find a new challenge!!

Thank you for taking the time to browse through my shop. Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

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