Chalice Veil Cross Applique

All sewing is a series of steps, worked in a certain order, with the goal of obtaining a finished project. For the past few posts on Ecclesiastical Sewing, we have been… Read more Chalice Veil Cross Applique

Underway with Glitters of Gold

Now that the initial task of getting the Ecclesiastical Embroidery Design for the Easter Set Pulpit fall has been accomplished and the laid threads of the Italian stitch seem to suit the area selected, it is time for the next experiment in stitching.  I am pretty confident this should work, but there are a few things still to consider.   For instance, which of the gold threads in the drawer are best suited for this stitching?  The area is rather small, so the gold thread to be used for couching the… Read more Underway with Glitters of Gold

White Garment for Holy Baptism

Today we celebrated Holy Baptism for an infant girl in our congregation.  As part of the Order of Holy Baptism, the Pastor places a white garment on the child signifying putting on the Holiness of Christ.   This is a rather simple little item to make up.  It consists of a front and back piece, with a tiny neckline curved for front and back.  One shoulder seam is sewn, the other has snaps.  On the front of the garment, an appropriate design such as a cross or a shell may… Read more White Garment for Holy Baptism
August 17, 2014 by Carrie R
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