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Calendar 2018 — “The Fabric of My Dreams Is Transparent and Strong” Calendar 2018 — “The Fabric of My Dreams Is Transparent and Strong”

Tne 2018 Calendar was composed of the embroideries by Svetlana Babushkina. The images of her works overlap with the verses of Osip Mandelstam, one of the greatest Russian poet of the twentieth century. The needlewoman and the author of the poems were united by the perception of their creativity, about which Mandelstam said: 

I know that a deception in a vision is unthinkable
And a fabric of my dream is transparent and strong;
What we, creating, count with an amazing easiness,
And a flight of a spindle reaches stars in an azure,

Calendar 2017 — “And in Conclusion I Will Say...” Calendar 2017 — “And in Conclusion I Will Say...”

Tne 2017 Calendar was composed of the artworks by the needlwoman Svetlana Babushkina. The images of the embroideries in the Calendar overlap with the words of the famous Russian romances. They will create a romantic mood to you for the whole year.


Calendar 2016 — “The Land of Birch  Trees” Calendar 2016 — “The Land of Birch Trees”

We were preparing a calendar for 2016. when sad news came; Svetlana Babushkina had died just before her 90* birthday. It is sad to know that she will no longer be among us although her memory will grace our lives for many years to come. A talented needlewoman, her art is interesting, intricate, and charming. She devoted much of her own love, bright inspiration, and hard work into her creations. They will contunue to be treasured by a great number of people of all ages living in different parts of the world. Many people start the New Year viewing the warm, cozy and cheerful images on the pages of the calendar and retain fond memories of her throughout the year.

In memory of Svetlana, we now publish the 2016 Calendar. «The Land of Birch Trees». Her exquisite embroideries overlap verses of the great 20* century Russian poet Sergei Yesenin. Together, the images and lyrical poetry will surelly produce warm and positive feelings for all seasons.

Calendar 2015 — “The Floral Dreamings” Calendar 2015 — “The Floral Dreamings”

The Calendar 2015 "The Floral Dreamings" was composed of the flowers embroidered by Svetlana Babushkina and poems devoted to flowers. All of flowers were made in silk ribbons and the petal by the petal assembled into exquisite compositions. And the lyrical lines fetched out the character of each flower. You will be pleased by these flowers and verses at any seasons.

Calendar 2014 — “Dreams of Roses” Calendar 2014 — “Dreams of Roses”

This calendar is called "Dreams of Roses" and the embroideries in it devoted to the flower queen - rose – overlaps with the verses of World Poetry.

Calendar 2013 — “The Carnival Flowers” Calendar 2013 — “The Carnival Flowers”

The calendar 2013 “The Carnival Flowers” has been composed of Svetlana Babushkina’s embroideries made in different thechniques — satin-stitch, cross-stitch and silk ribbons — and devoited to flowers overlaps with the verses of Russian poets.

Calendar 2012 — “Classics of the Style” Calendar 2012 — “Classics of the Style”

The calendar-2012 “Classics of the Style” has been composed of Svetlana Babushkina’s satin-stitch embroideries and “Sonnets” by W. Shakespeare.

Calendar 2011 — “Days of a Solstice” Calendar 2011 — “Days of a Solstice”

The calendar-2011“Days of a Solstice” combines Svetlana Babushkina’s landscapes embroidered by her skillful hands with Boris Pasternak’s lyrics. The choice of the poet is not a coincidence. The embroideress  loves Pasternak’s verses from her youth and, according to Andrey Sinyavsky, the poet paid his foremost attention to the nature.

Calendar 2010 — “Harmony of the Cosiness” Calendar 2010 — “Harmony of the Cosiness”

The calendar for the year 2010 is composed of decorative embroidered pillows which make our house cozy and establish harmony in our everyday life. All handcrafted pillows are embellished with cross-stitching and silk ribbons by Svetlana Babushkina.

Calendar 2009 — “Floral Melodies” Calendar 2009 — “Floral Melodies”

This calendar was composed of the needlewomen’s embroideries made by silk ribbons and poetry dedicated to flowers.

Calendar 2008 — “Magic of Roses” Calendar 2008 — “Magic of Roses”

Calendar 2008. Magic of Roses. In modern time embroidery brings a beauty and a joy, an elegance and a coziness, a femininity and an individuality to oue homes/ As a keen grower raises a new kind of the queen of flowers, a rose, an embroideress creates her own rose, allowing us to admire refinement and perfection in its beauty.

Calendar 2007 — “Poetry of Embroidery” Calendar 2007 — “Poetry of Embroidery”

A poet as an embroiderers hase the same Muse — nature! The calendar was composed of landscapes made by cross-stitch and the Russian poetry dedicated to seasons.