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In spring I go to the Polish seaside. To the Hel peninsula. Before the summer, thousands of tourists will cover the beaches with screens and ice cream advertisements will obscure the views. When there are no crowds of tourists, you can see where we are. Not by the sea, but on the Kashubian land. A place that has its own history, culture and language. Embroidery is a very popular and widely practiced field of folk art in Kashubia, known throughout Poland.
When I go to the seaside, I live with Mrs. Gosia. A native Kashubian who speaks Kashubian. An exceptionally warm and family person. For such people, you want to go back there.
I made a Kashubian set a little for Mrs Gosia and a little for myself. Because the challenge made me realize that I had never iced Kashubian patterns.

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Incredible work @Edyta Kołodziej!! Your level of detail is simply amazing. Thank you for including the details of where you live in Poland. How wonderful to be able to go to the seaside. Your home sounds like an amazing place! Thank you for sharing.

As always, your work is amazing ❤️❤️❤️ Hugs...

This is such a wonderful first entry to our challenge - and a great story behind the Kashubian design of these cookies. You have done such a beautiful job of piping the details. One thing that really stands out is the array of vibrant colors. I read somewhere that each color symbolizes something from nature and the people.

So pretty! Perfect piping! And congrats on being our first challenge entrant - I hope there are more to come!

Thank you @Julia M. Usher. I hope that by the end of the challenge there will be many beautiful works from all over the world. Because we are so different, you have to show it.

So nice to hear about your inspiration to make these cookies. I love tge vibrant colors and how you have used a mesh and cocoa to create the texture of fabric. Beautiful

This is such a wonderful first entry to our challenge - and a great story behind the Kashubian design of these cookies. You have done such a beautiful job of piping the details. One thing that really stands out is the array of vibrant colors. I read somewhere that each color symbolizes something from nature and the people.

Yes - the symbols of embroidery elements are associated with the life and nature of Kashubia. There are several variations depending on the region, but they all relate to that. I modeled myself on the Żuków school

Thank you @Julia M. Usher. I hope that by the end of the challenge there will be many beautiful works from all over the world. Because we are so different, you have to show it.

I agree!!

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