Identifying an Embroidery Design

We have an unusual request today at Ecclesiastical Sewing, and I hope some of your, our dear Readers, may be able to help. We were contacted by a church in… Read more Identifying an Embroidery Design

Pentecost a Season of Red Liturgical Fabrics

The seasons of the church year follow an orderly pattern. This week we wrap up the season of Lent and enter Holy Week. In just a matter of days, we… Read more Pentecost a Season of Red Liturgical Fabrics

Traditional Linen Alb Priest Vestment Sewing Pattern

Ecclesiastical Sewing offered the widest range of patterns for those interested in creating their own church vestments, or for those needing patterns for their seamstresses who are making church vestments.… Read more Traditional Linen Alb Priest Vestment Sewing Pattern

Evangelist Stole for Easter Quick Ship

Last week, we introduced our Quick Ship vestments. These are items where customers have requested that we have certain styles available for those last-minute needs. These are also items that… Read more Evangelist Stole for Easter Quick Ship

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

Custom Sized Church Vestments

Church vestments come in all sizes from small to extra-large. Just as we find in the ready-to-wear fashion market, the hope is the existing size ranges will provide something that… Read more Custom Sized Church Vestments

Quick Ship Items Now Available

With Easter only a quick few weeks away, we thought we would take a quick second to tell you about our Quick Ship Items. Quickly, these are items that are… Read more Quick Ship Items Now Available
April 05, 2019 by Carrie R

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

Slate Frames – How to Determine Size

Slate frames have been used for countless years (or may we centuries) as a way of mounting fabric for working hand embroidery. There are many advantages to using a slate… Read more Slate Frames – How to Determine Size

Ways to Honor Soon to be Ordained Pastors and Priests

Deacons and Seminarians spend years in school preparing for their roles as future pastors or priests. There are the usual years of undergraduate work and then it is on to… Read more Ways to Honor Soon to be Ordained Pastors and Priests
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