Advanced Stole Making Class Saturday 02/18/2017

$ 125.00

Brand Ecclesiastical Sewing

We are delighted to have you come and learn this traditional art of vestment making Ecclesiastical Sewing is committed to educating people and handing down the skill of making beautiful pieces for the church. For anyone who wishes to learn more complicated techniques, we will offer this advanced stole making class. In this class we will be using Lichfield fabric and covering topics like orphrey bands, embroidery, tassels, & trim. The cost for the advanced class is $125 and please be sure to bring the pattern you received from the beginner class. Otherwise patterns are available for purchase for $22. Details about the advanced class will be shared at the beginner classes. In both levels of classes, attendees will walk away with a completed, usable stole, although the first is more of a practice stole. Once our students master the art of sewing a stole in this series of classes, they will be able to use their knowledge to make any number of stoles for their congregation, relatives or friends who are pastors, or donate made stoles to seminary for graduating clergy. 

If you feel that you are an expert seamstress or tailer, you can contact Carrie about only doing the advanced class. We do recommend, however, that you get your bearings and basic knowledge of how to construct a stole from the beginner class first. 

If this class is not available, that means it is sold out. You can enter your information in the waitlist section and we will contact you about a future class date.

When…Saturday, February 18th

Where…Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 6311 Mildred Road, Baxter, MN 56425

Time…Please arrive between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m….Class will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.

-Class will conclude at around 5:00 p.m., although if we finish the stole portion beforehand, we will have time to discuss specific needs for your church.

-We will have strapping young men to bring your heavier belongings inside, so you can worry about checking in and not have to lift your machine.

Food…lunch will be provided as part of the class fee by Ecclesiastical Sewing.

-Coffee, snacks, & water will be available throughout, and there will be breaks throughout the class to accommodate

Registration…To register for class: go to; select the tab for beginner stole class; choose Friday or Saturday; add it to cart, include your contact information in the “special instructions for the seller”  section and also make sure to include which color stole kit you would like to make; pay for your class.

-The color options are: White, Green, Violet, & Red

*** Registration deadline is Friday, February 10th.

Class Fee…the total class fee is $125. This includes material, orphrey band or embroidery, tassels, trim/fringe, lunch, and instruction fee. This is the standard class fee; please remember to bring your stole pattern you purchased as part of the beginner stole class. Patterns are $22 if you need to purchase another the day of class.


Contact information:
Carrie Roberts: 218-330-3598
Ashley Zerwas: 218-330-5107

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