Beautiful work! That bag is sure to be a family heirloom! I may have missed your comment, vershi, but what is the name of the book in which you found the pattern? Thanks for sharing your beautiful project with us!
Thank you for your kind words, the book is called Embroidered village bag by Caroline Pearce, she gives all the info you need in there, here is a link to it on pinterest. its for a russian site, sorry but you can see the book.