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

Creating Orphrey Bands for Church Vestments

A few days ago the Ecclesiastical Sewing Studio announced the release of three new Latin Mass Chasuble sewing patterns.  The chasuble patterns have lots of design details with crosses and… Read more Creating Orphrey Bands for Church Vestments

The Rose of the Lutherans

  On Sunday, the Protestant Church remembers the death of one of her most beloved Saints. Martin Luther died February 18th, 1546. I have been interested in flowers and greenery… Read more The Rose of the Lutherans

Stole Ends: Quick Tips

The other day I was in the Ecclesiastical Sewing Workroom, putting the finishing touches on a pastoral stole and I thought it was a good time to pull the camera… Read more Stole Ends: Quick Tips

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

April’s Goals

We have many projects under way here at Ecclesiastical Sewing. We have our new Luther Rose Brocade Fabric to develop; we have many new embroideries becoming available; and we are… Read more April’s Goals

White Liturgical Religious Fabrics for Making Church Vestments

Advent is a season of preparation that leads up to one of the most Festive seasons in the Church year. Christmas will soon be here, and with it comes the… Read more White Liturgical Religious Fabrics for Making Church Vestments

Opus Anglicanum Resources

I love reading, studying and learning about church vestments and Ecclesiastical Embroidery. Ecclesiastical Sewing is a field that is steeped in history going back centuries. One of my favorite time… Read more Opus Anglicanum Resources

New Pastoral and Priest Stole Patterns

Pattern making has been going on full force behind the scenes at Ecclesiastical Sewing.  This weekend we are pleased to announce 3 new pastoral or priest stole patterns have been… Read more New Pastoral and Priest Stole Patterns
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