Children's embroidered shirts can be often seen on small patriots. Parents wear them in such shirts as national clothes imparts patriotic spirit to a kid, loyalty to folk traditions. Finally, this is attractive and fashionable. But several centuries ago children's handicraft embroidered shirts were not only an impressive element of clothes but a powerful talisman. It was considered that embroidered shirt could protect a kid from illnesses and 'bed eye'. No wonder that when it was said that 'baby was born in a shirt', it meant that the baby would have a happy destiny.
Children's embroidered shirts: how to choose? Children's shirts are not unusual in offline stores and in the Internet. How to make a choice in this variety?
First of all, they should ne made of natural, pleasant-to-wear fabric.
Floral patterns are preferable for girls, geometric patterns for boys.
Snowball trees would suit girls, they symbolize feminity and longevity of generation.
For boys, children's shirts with geometric symbols of oak leaves are preferable.
It is considered that Ukrainian children's embroidered shirts contain less patterns that adults' shirts.
For example, the shirt decorated with rhombus with the central point, was to provide an owner with male power. Mothers often embroidered such figures with blue threads, which indicated the sky and the air.