Something Special For Lent and Good Friday: Black Vestment Fabrics

At Ecclesiastical Sewing, we specialize in offering a wide range of Liturgical Fabrics ranging from Brocades to Tapestries. Most of our fabrics are patterns and designs that have been around… Read more Something Special For Lent and Good Friday: Black Vestment Fabrics

Thoughts of Lent

Today begins the season of Lent with the Celebration of Ash Wednesday. Lent is a penitential season and a time of reflection. Lent has always been a favorite season of… Read more Thoughts of Lent
March 01, 2017 by Carrie R

A Reader’s Labor of Love: Making Liturgical Vestments

Tonight we would like to share something special. It is the story of a labor of love. The story began quite a  number of months ago. I was delighted when… Read more A Reader’s Labor of Love: Making Liturgical Vestments

Liturgical Brocades: Fabrics for Making Church Vestments

The term brocade evokes images of rich fabrics with elegant designs. It is true that nice quality brocade fabrics are difficult to find. Yet we are blessed at Ecclesiastical Sewing to have a number of nice brocades to offer for use in making church vestments. For those who may not be familiar with Ecclesiastical Sewing, or who may be new to our blog and company, I would like to take a moment and share who we are and what we are about. Ecclesiastical Sewing is not only the name of… Read more Liturgical Brocades: Fabrics for Making Church Vestments

Chalice Veil Orphrey Trim Part 2

The constructing Chalice veils has been a topic we’ve been looking at for the past few weeks on Ecclesiastical sewing. In the past, Chalice veils were made in the same… Read more Chalice Veil Orphrey Trim Part 2

Chalice Veil Orphreys

Have you ever wondered or thought about using one of the beautiful Ecclesiastical Fabrics to make vestments for your church or parish?  You may have looked at a few fabrics,… Read more Chalice Veil Orphreys

Black and Gold Vestments: Making a Chalice Veil

My children were laughing after Ash Wednesday Service. They loved the new vestments and heard all of the buzz throughout the evening.  Their comments afterwards went something like this, “Your… Read more Black and Gold Vestments: Making a Chalice Veil

Trellis Stitching Over Laid Silk Floss

Deadlines can be a great motivator to wrapping up a project.  There will be a bit of midnight oil burned this weekend in the Studio here at Ecclesiastical Sewing trying… Read more Trellis Stitching Over Laid Silk Floss

ISH Lenten Hand Embroidery Design

With the season of Lent soon beginning, a few new Ecclesiastical Hand Embroidery Designs have been cropping up in the workroom.  It is fun to take some of beautiful old… Read more ISH Lenten Hand Embroidery Design
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