June 24 Celebrates the Nativity of John the Baptist

June 25th marks the celebration of the Nativity of John the Baptist. Christ said, “I tell you, among those born of women none is greater than John. Yet the one… Read more June 24 Celebrates the Nativity of John the Baptist
June 24, 2019 by Carrie R

St. Philip and St. James – Apostles

Feast Day of St. James and St. Philip On May 1st, we celebrated the feast days of St. Philip and St. James the Apostles in the Lutheran Church, and today… Read more St. Philip and St. James – Apostles

Identifying an Embroidery Design

We have an unusual request today at Ecclesiastical Sewing, and I hope some of your, our dear Readers, may be able to help. We were contacted by a church in… Read more Identifying an Embroidery Design

White and Gold for Easter and Christmas

Easter and Christmas are the highest festivals in the church year. The vestments worn by clergy and used in the church are often decorated with white and gold. Last Christmas,… Read more White and Gold for Easter and Christmas

The Church Year is a Pageant

The Church Year is an ongoing Pageant How do you view the church year? Have you ever thought of the church year as a pageant – not the kind of… Read more The Church Year is a Pageant

Dayspring Vestment Collection by Ecclesiastical Sewing

O Morning Star, splendour of light eternal and sun of righteousness Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death. New collections are months in the… Read more Dayspring Vestment Collection by Ecclesiastical Sewing

O Sapientia – O Wisdom: The Great O’ Antiphon for December 17

Today begins the Great O Antiphons of Advent. The Antiphons are Magnificat Antiphon used during Vespers on the last seven days of Advent. Each Antiphon is a name for Christ… Read more O Sapientia – O Wisdom: The Great O’ Antiphon for December 17

Advent Vestment Projects in the Studio

Blue – it is everywhere we look these days in the Ecclesiastical Sewing studio. Well, not quite. there is a bit of violet lurking on one of the workstations. And… Read more Advent Vestment Projects in the Studio
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