Byelorussian post is issuing 3 stamps "Embroidery" from the series "Decorative applied art". Embroidery is the art or handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn.
The basic techniques or stitches of hand embroidery are as follows: cross stitch, satin stitch, chain stitch, buttonhole or blanket stitch, running stitch, etc.
Geometric design is made by counting the threads of fabric. Pictorial design is made by free embroidery according to the drawn pattern.