Royal School of Needlework Exhibit

The approach of spring and summer in a few months brings thoughts of travel plans. And what could be better than making plans for attending upcoming needlework courses.  While my travel plans are not yet set, there is a lovely exhibit featuring church vestments running in the United Kingdom. The Royal School of Needlework has an exhibit titled:  ‘For Worship & Glory’ taking place at Chester Cathedral, 3 – 28 February 2016. The highlight of the exhibit is six pieces of the famous Litany of Lorento embroideries, which were donated… Read more Royal School of Needlework Exhibit

Ely Cathedral Event

Winter is settling in here in Northern Minnesota.  At the moment, there is not much in the way of snow on the ground.  But with the cold bleak skies, and sub-zero temperatures, it’s fun to dream of a mid winter escape. Daily I hear from clients who are heading off for a cruise, or to the warmer climes of Florida, Texas, and Arizona. There are even a few heading out to the tropical Hawaiian Islands. They sound like wonderful destinations for a winter get away. After all, they are escaping… Read more Ely Cathedral Event

Weekend Reading and Musing

Last week, I mentioned receiving several new books relating to the topics of Ecclesiastical Sewing and Ecclesiastical Embroidery, or Church Embroidery.  In case you missed the article, you can check it out the post New Books, New Information. I was sharing information about a book entitled Design for Church Embroidery by R.A. Alethea Wiel.  The book, available online through Google Books, is a resource book of embroidery pattern designs for various vestment and altar furnishings such as chalice veils, pulpit falls, and altar frontals. While flipping through the pages and reading… Read more Weekend Reading and Musing

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