From Grandma’s Chest in Levunovo Village

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Description

Dip into emotions and colours!

Create beauty with your own hands!

WEAVING AND SPINNING

Weaving is an old craft that has preserved till nowadays the life and traditions of generations of Bulgarians. While you learn its subtleties, treatment methods and thread arrangement, Grandma Mitra and Grandma Sofia will show you the world through their eyes and will take you back in times when life seemed to be better and more peaceful.

Program:

1.         Learning the ways of treating the yarn (wool, fur, linen, hemp and cotton)

2.         Demonstration and training for work with one-hundred-year old weaving loom, accompanied by local folklore performances.

3.         Weaving of a bag, decorative pillow, carpet or a small fleecy rug

One-day Course

Weaving motifs and compositions for a bag or decorative pillow

Two-day course

Weaving motifs and compositions for a strip of carpet or a small fleecy rug

PlaceEthnographic spot in the village of Levunovo

KNITTING AND SPINNING

We all know that our grandmothers used to knit clothes, socks, hats and what not. Let’s knit the colourful yarn into beautiful motifs and compositions that will make us get warm in the cold winter days and nights together with the old ladies from Levunovo.

Program:

1.         Learning the ways for treating yarn (wool, fur, linen, hemp and cotton)

2.         Demonstration and training of different techniques for knitting on two and more needles, accompanied by local folklore performances

3.         Knitting of socks, slippers, shawl, hat, sweater

PlaceEthnographic spot in the village of Levunovo

PREPARING WINTER SUPPLIES

Learn how to prepare tasty winter supplies from ingredients picked from the garden in the back yard. You can mix home-made lyutenitsa, summer meal or make pickled vegetable to your taste, but in the way it could only be cooked with the help of an experienced lady.

PlaceLevunovo lady’s Home

The request has to be placed one week in advance in Tourist Information Centre – Sandanski

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