Sewing Tips: What is needed to make a Tippet

A few days back we were talking about what tippets are and the history of a tippet. Tippets are an easy church vestment item to create for yourself, especially… Read more Sewing Tips: What is needed to make a Tippet

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

Good Friday 2017 and Stabat Mater Dolorosa

Tonight at church, the stripped altar will be adorned in black with six candles upon it and the seventh being the Paschal candle. The crucifix is already veiled, not to… Read more Good Friday 2017 and Stabat Mater Dolorosa

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

Liturgical Colors for the Church Year

Liturgical colors  used for Ecclesiastical vestments and hangings can be a bit tricky. How are you able to tell the correct color to be used for the various days of… Read more Liturgical Colors for the Church Year

Historical Use of Chasubles and History of Vestment

As the New Year begins, so too must new Ecclesiastical Projects.  Epiphany will be here in a few short days, and then it is only a few weeks until Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lenten Season. In preparing for Ash Wednesday, the black vestment set was reviewed.  The altar and pulpit hangings are complete, and set awaits the completion of the chalice veil, burse, stole, chasuble and maniple to finish the low mass set. Although it would be wonderful to use the black chasuble on Ash Wednesday, that vestment… Read more Historical Use of Chasubles and History of Vestment

A Quick Glance Ahead to Lent

Now that the topic of Lent has been broached a few times, it is too difficult to resist taking a quick glance at the Ash Wednesday-Good Friday Vestment Set waiting… Read more A Quick Glance Ahead to Lent

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