King Richard III a Part of History

This past week saw celebrations across much of the United Kingdom with the Reinterment of King Richard III of England. Many people from across the United Kingdom helped make the celebration… Read more King Richard III a Part of History

Trash or Treasure?

When you look at the above illustration, what do you see? Is this something for the trash heap, torn and mutilated as it is, or is this a rare and… Read more Trash or Treasure?

Clothed in Majesty European Ecclesiastical Textiles

The Advent and Christmas Holidays are upon us, and I’ve been taking a little time away from Ecclesiastical Sewing and Embroidery to enjoy time with family and friends. As part of that little break from working on vestment patterns and church embroidery projects, a few books made their way off the shelves and next to my favorite reading chair.  This evening, an easy read was enjoyed with the book Clothed in Majesty European Ecclesiastical Textiles from the Detroit Institute of Arts.  The book was published in 1991 as the catalogue… Read more Clothed in Majesty European Ecclesiastical Textiles
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