german culture

German/Austrian/Swiss scarf

…bought in london! a german student in the mensa was wearing this today and let me borrow it: halstuch.jpg

Posted in german culture, german patterns on November 16th, 2006 by Martina

German crochet-pattern-instruction…

…the following crochet-instructions are also from an old german childbook…

maybe someone has the time to crochet a bit…

…actually these little crochet-pieces are put under a teapot or bowls filled with cookies …and it is also a nice christmas present…

Posted in german culture, german patterns on November 16th, 2006 by Cathleen

German stitching-pattern…

…this is a stitching pattern from an old german childbook…

… look at the details below…
>>> german hedgehogs with apple…


>>> birds ‘n’ butterfly ‘n’ people ‘n’ flowers…

>>> hunter with wild pork…

Posted in german culture, german patterns, german stereotypes on November 16th, 2006 by Cathleen

German “Topflappen”-pattern…

…maybe you have the same in Finland >>> it`s a crochet handicraft-piece which is used to keep your finger from burning when touching a hot pot…

Posted in german culture, german patterns on November 16th, 2006 by Cathleen

Gummibaerchen-Pattern

German food…

… it has definitely ornamental value!

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Posted in german culture, german patterns on November 9th, 2006 by Olivier

Brezel-Pattern

German food…

… it has definitely ornamental value!

Posted in german culture, german patterns on November 9th, 2006 by Olivier

German school paper

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Posted in german culture, german patterns on November 7th, 2006 by Martina

musterhaus

also a pattern seen often, i guess: skyscraper or plattenbau facades.
do you have those in finnland too?

musterhaus

Posted in german culture, german patterns on November 5th, 2006 by LisaK

Black Forest wrapping paper

…very very old fashioned german and how the americans see us:
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Posted in german culture, german patterns on November 2nd, 2006 by Martina