Top 5 Tips for Sewing Perfect Chasuble Orphrey Bands

How often do you look through Church Vestment Catalogs or at Vestments online and think, “If only I could make a chasuble like that! It can’t be that difficult, but… Read more Top 5 Tips for Sewing Perfect Chasuble Orphrey Bands

Rose Stoles for Gaudete and Laetare Sundays

Rose – a color that lightens the mind and spirit in more ways than one. There is nothing quite like the beauty of wild roses in bloom. After a long… Read more Rose Stoles for Gaudete and Laetare Sundays

The New Church Year Begins December 2, 2018

The New Church Year begins with the Penitential season of Advent on December 2, 2018. There are two main liturgical colors used for the season of Advent: they are blue and… Read more The New Church Year Begins December 2, 2018

Rose Chasuble and Stole Vestments for Advent and Lent

While blue or violet are the predominant colors for the season of Advent, and violet is the color for Lent, during  Rose-colored vestments are often seen in the middle of… Read more Rose Chasuble and Stole Vestments for Advent and Lent

New Rose Pastoral Chasuble and Stole

It has been a pleasantly busy fall in the Ecclesiastical Sewing workroom. We have transitioned from sewing a steady stream of red to sewing the colors of the church year.… Read more New Rose Pastoral Chasuble and Stole

Rose Colored Vestments

Color plays an important role in our daily lives. It varies by seasons in nature and in the colors we wear. Color also plays an important role in the life… Read more Rose Colored Vestments

Just the smallest of notes….

A blessed Gaudete Sunday to y’all! Gaudete Sunday is the third Sunday in Advent and is a reprieve in this season—which by nature is a penitential season. Gaudete Sunday gives us a glimpse of the joy that awaits us and lightens the mood—one way this is done is with the change of the vestments from violet or blue to a rose color. Gaudete is the plural present active imperative of the Latin verb “to rejoice.” This verb comes from the New Testament, Phil. 4:4. This Bible verse is also the… Read more Just the smallest of notes….

Lent and Advent Pastor or Priest Stoles and Rose Stole for Laetare Sunday

Lent is just around the corner, and we have a few new things to share for those who might be in need of “freshening” things up beforehand. Things have been… Read more Lent and Advent Pastor or Priest Stoles and Rose Stole for Laetare Sunday
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