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Instructional Books

Goose, Chicken and even Ostrich Pysanka!

Ukrainian EggCessories offers a variety of instructional books and templates to help you learn the design basics of writing pysanky. We have the very popular "Pysanky Party - Instructional Booklet" from Calgarian, Doris Mielke plus the Ukrainian Design Books 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6 from UGS and even a book on how to write on an Ostrich egg.

  • Pysanky Party - Instructional Booklet
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    "Pysanky Party" 7-page booklet by Doris Mielke, draws on her own Ukrainian background and her many years of making Pysanky with helpful hints that will make your Pysanky time - a FUN time.  She covers all the materials you'll need before you start, so there are no surprises. Included is information on preparing your materials and setting up your work area and understanding your Kistka.  Then step by step, you'll learn about the process of "Pysanky Time" so you can create your very own pysanky with helpful hints along the way.  This is a true gem that is thorough and easy to understand.  Perfect for the new artist or as a teacher hand out.
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  • Ukrainian Design Book 1
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    By Kmit, Luciow and Perchyshyn. 24 wonderful pysanky to copy. Complete step by step with black & white directions. Color versions of the eggs are on the cover for your reference. Symbolism explained. 101 pages. Softcover.
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  • Ukrainian Easter Egg Design Book 2
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    By Luciow and Perchyshyn. 24 new, traditional and original designs with step by step directions. Symbolism. Softcover. Four color pages. 90 pages total.
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  • Ukrainian Easter Egg Design Book 3
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    By Natalie Perchyshyn. Newly revised and reprinted. 24 stunning Pysanky with step by step instructions - now in color! Symbolism. Softcover. 110 pages.
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  • Ukrainian Easter Egg Design Book 4
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    By Natalie Perchyshyn. 24 step-by-step pysanky with photographs and color diagrams. Includes three goose designs and three trypillian designs. Softcover. 120 pages.
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  • Ukrainian Easter Egg Design Book 6
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    By Natalie Perchyshyn. 24 stunning Pysanky with step by step instructions - now in color! Symbolism. Softcover. 115 pages.
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  • Eggs Beautiful - How to Make Ukrainian Easter Eggs
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    Eggs Beautiful - How to Make Ukrainian Easter Eggs, by Luciow and Kmit. The first part of the book focuses on legends, customs and symbols. Then, it takes you step by step through the process of making your pysanka from choosing your egg, creating your design, to finally displaying and storing them. One of our all-time best sellers because it is so good. Black & white diagrams complemented with 12 color pages of beautifully decorated eggs for you to be inspired by. Special Trypillian designs included. 96 pages. Softcover.
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  • A Kid's Guide to Decorating Ukrainian Easter Eggs
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    Excellent book for beginners of all ages. Contains easy to follow instructions with clear, colorful illustrations. Designed to give the basic skills needed for decorating pysanky. Show off your beautiful work and never be afraid of an egg again! 48 full-colour pages. Spiral bound. By Natalie Perchyshyn. 
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  • Templates for pysanky divisions - Set of 16
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    Ukrainian Gift Shop Egg Decorating Templates - Set of 16.

    A really easy way to divide your egg into equal sections, and for making perfect circles. 90, 60, and 45 degrees are marked for dividing the egg into 2, 4, 6, or 8 equal sections. It also enables you to divide your egg into thirds. 16 different sizes can be used for tiny eggs, chicken, duck, goose and ostrich eggs.

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