Handmade traditional Romanian shirts

Handmade traditional Romanian shirts with embroidery - overview

Handmade traditional Romanian shirt - Any handmade traditional Romanian shirt is made of gossamer sewed with cotton or silk threadIn Breaza and villages around it, numerous local women kept alive the tradition and handcraft that was passed onto them by their parents and are producing nowadays a unique, rare and beautiful product: handmade traditional Romanian shirts with embroidery. The handicraft goes back years and years ago and although the time brought changes on the people, the women continue their craft and still make handmade traditional Romanian shirts for women with the same dedication and passion from the beginning.

Any handmade traditional Romanian shirt is made of gossamer sewed with cotton or silk thread in a multitude of models and colors. If in the past the gossamer was also manually produced by each woman, today it is bought from local textile workshops.

 

In order to reach the final stage the handmade traditional Romanian shirts go through the following stages:

  •   I - The gossamer for the handmade traditional Romanian shirt is tailored in 4 pieces (front, back, two sleeves) according to the desired size;
  •  II - Choose the model to be sewed on each of the pieces; as we mentioned above mostly silk thread is used for embroidery and for the collar cotton thread. The sewing is done manually with traditional needles.
  • III - Sewing the pieces together after the models were embroidered.

Handmade traditional Romanian shirts can take 2-3 weeks of hard work, which require high level of attention to details and extremely accurate work for each inch of the sail.

The end result is unique handmade traditional Romanian shirts which can match even the most demanding tastes of modern fashion and that carry on over time the Romanian traditions.

Handmade traditional Romanian shirts are made in all the regions of the country and they bear the specific of the regions, however Breaza, close to Ploiesti, in the sub-Carpathian area on the way to Transylvania via Prahova Valley, remains a reference point in our country as here the traditions were kept and treasured over time.

Handmade traditional Romanian shirts - characteristics of the products

Handmade traditional Romanian shirts are made of white or very light cream gossamer. These are the natural colors of gossamer resulted from flax, which have a higher resistance and allow for an easy maintenance. The silk thread has a wide range of colors most commonly used are: read, blue, cream, white and black.

The most demanded combinations of colors sail and thread are: white on white, read on white, black on white, blue on white, cream on cream, green on cream.

Handmade traditional Romanian shirt - Handmade traditional Romanian shirts can have a long or a short sleeveHandmade traditional Romanian shirts can have a long or a short sleeve. The making does not take into account the standard sizes of a shirt which you usually meet in normal shops, due to its particular tailoring. Thus, handmade traditional Romanian shirts have a straight tailoring in the waist and large sleeves making it extremely easy and comfortable to wear. The adjustment of the shoulders width, respectively of the sleeves is made using a lace placed at the level of the neck and hands.

The models used are exactly the same that were preserved by the gran- grand -mother of each woman. The model is embroidered on the two sleeves, respectively on their face. On the back there is no embroidery or in some case very small models.

Among the most known models of handmade traditional Romanian shirts are:

  • Handmade traditional Romanian shirts with daisies
  • Handmade traditional Romanian shirts "roosters' comb"
  • Handmade traditional Romanian shirts with carnations
  • Handmade traditional Romanian shirts "16 corners star"
  • Handmade traditional Romanian shirts "4 corners star"
  • Handmade traditional Romanian shirts "geometric motives"

and more others.

Handmade traditional Romanian shirts are mainly for women (regardless of age), such shirts can be also made for men only based on firm order.

Using a special order we can make any handmade traditional Romanian shirt that you would like and we do not have it displayed on our site. Your request will be analyzed and we shall inform you about the price, delivery and other conditions.

Handmade traditional Romanian shirts - usefulness

Handmade traditional Romanian shirt - Handmade traditional Romanian shirts will always bring you into the spot light with authenticity and qualityEvery time we see handmade traditional Romanian shirts we think of the popular costumes since they are part of it, to the local traditions and customs, to the old villages, to the events that were organized not so long ago there. And we would be right to do so since it was first made in the villages and its beauty is the result of hundreds of years of work from the people who had to still have this craft and who will pass it on to their children. Therefore it is fair to say that handmade traditional Romanian shirts are put on when we have a popular costume at special occasions or for special events.

Lately though we noted that handmade traditional Romanian shirts became part of the women wardrobe without any connection to popular costumes. The reason is because one can wear it in the current trends either with a skirt or jean and boots. It will always bring you to the center of the attention by its uniqueness and by its elements that combine tradition and modernity. In addition to the above is extremely easy to wear and comfortable and the quality of the materials makes it a must have during torrid summer days.

To conclude, be it that you buy it for you or as a present for somebody dear, handmade traditional Romanian shirts will always bring you into the spot light with authenticity and quality, which nowadays are a rare and most sought after commodity.

Handmade traditional Romanian shirts - maintenance

The maintenance is simple and easy no matter of the method one choses. You can actually wash it by hand or using a washing machine (at 35 degrees Celsius with regular detergent). In case of manual wash do not keep it too long in the water. After the washing the ironing should be done using a low temperature and a fabric between the ironing machine and the shirt.

 
Handmade traditional Romanian shirts with embroidery for women
Handmade traditional Romanian shirts with embroidery for women
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