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Topic: Pysanky and other eggs- Post your pics here!  (Read 3617 times)
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« on: March 14, 2008 08:49:55 AM »

I thought we could post all of our dyed eggs pics here in one huge posting. 

Here is a pic of my first pysanka.  My fiance is polish so I borrowed his mum's wax and kitska and bought some dyes from a Ukranian store and here is the result.  I plan on making some more in the up coming week!

« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2008 10:56:47 AM »

Very pretty. I like how brilliant the colors are and how defined the design with them is.
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2008 05:24:44 PM »

Anyone?  Anyone?  Bueller?  Where are all the pysanky photos!  Here are just two.  More later, if my camera cooperates.

We save our eggs every year, and display them in a wire tree:

While I often do traditional designs, I find them frustrating because my hand shakes and the lines get squiggly. So sometimes I like to free form on the egg.  This is an egg based on a Michael Hague illustration for the Wizard of Oz.  It shows the Emerald City, and a bit of the yellow brick road on the bottom.

We are a bit slow to do pysanky this year, but we'll get going next week (yeah, after Easter, but that's what happens sometimes!)

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« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2008 06:40:46 PM »

beautiful eggs! and i love that tree! i love making pysanky eggs. i really should buy my own set one day.

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« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2009 12:26:03 PM »

My supplies just arrived!  Here is my first one this year!
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« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2009 12:28:53 PM »

awesome! looks great and clean. i got supplies too but i don't have green!

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« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2009 06:08:42 PM »

I want to try this so bad! Is there any way you can reuse the dyes or conserve them in any way? So that way you can do more eggs over a period of time?

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« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2009 10:27:22 AM »

I have saved dyes from year to year in glass jars with very tight sealable lids. I did find that some of the colors were more prone to developing mold in them (yellow was especially moldy).  While I do try to save all the dyes, in the end there are always several colors I just have to remake every year

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« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2009 06:36:10 PM »

That egg is fantastic. And thanks for making a thread for dyed eggs.

Here's mine:

It's L from Death Note. Enjoy!

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