An Interesting Item

Today’s post will be short, as I’m off to celebrate a birthday.  But I thought I’d share my special gift with you before heading out. The surprise is out of… Read more An Interesting Item
January 02, 2015 by Carrie R

Framing Steps Part 2 Advent

It’s linen time! And this is exciting because linen means an Ecclesiastical Embroidery project is one step closer to being ready for the hand embroidery to start.  While one step closer… Read more Framing Steps Part 2 Advent

Advent Star Altar Frontal

With only a few weeks until the New Church Year begins, an attempt is being made to create a new Advent Star Set of Vestments on Ecclesiastical Sewing. The Advent… Read more Advent Star Altar Frontal

False Starts and New Beginnings

It often does not take long to realize when a battle ensues and there will be no winning.  So it goes sometimes when a new Ecclesiastical Embroidery Projects first starts.… Read more False Starts and New Beginnings

Wash on Friday, Iron on Saturday

Washing and Ironing. Two words I usually Do Not Enjoy, especially when put together. I used to iron everything years ago, the way my mother taught me, and her mother before her…but then life got busy. Now, ironing is a reserved activity for something truly special: the mens’ suits, daughter’s dresses, and my above the normal clothes. As the events of the past two days turn out, there was a special reason to be ironing. The reason? Ecclesiastical Linen. That’s right. Linen. Linen is the reason for doing the laundry today.… Read more Wash on Friday, Iron on Saturday

More Surprises on Summer Travels

Summer travels are always fun. There are planned events, and occasionally the unexpected surprises.  Last week I shared a little bit about our summer travels to Montana and the visit… Read more More Surprises on Summer Travels

Pouncing with the Blues

Everything is out and ready to transfer the Ecclesiastical Embroidery patterns for the trial run.  Yesterday, I showed you the new transfer products that were purchased while traveling over the summer.  Today is the day. It is time to test them out and see how they work  on white fabrics.  The goal is to have something that will show up with a clean, crisp line that is visible when stitching, but….. and this is the big part.  It must not leave residue on the white floss and must be able… Read more Pouncing with the Blues

Trial Run at Marking for Whitework

A few weeks back, I posted about a special Sunday at church and some concerns with the Sacristy.  The problem that was happening is that small linens such as Purificators are taken home to be laundered.  They depart the Sacristy in a ziplock bag, get forgotten, and when finally remembered, disaster has struck.  The wine stains have mildewed and the Purificators are never returned.  There is an effort afoot, I hope, to start soaking and laundering the small linens at church to avoid this disaster.  As the altar guild works… Read more Trial Run at Marking for Whitework
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