Books: The Next Best Thing

Ecclesiastical Sewing explores new books on Ecclesiastical Giants as an alternative to attending the Giants of Gothic Revival event at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The collection includes works by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, such as “Pugin’s Gothic Ornament,” “Pugin’s Floral Ornament,” and “Colored Plates from Pugin’s Ecclesiastical Ornaments.” These books offer insights into Pugin’s intricate designs and patterns, from wood and stone carving to delicate floral motifs. Additionally, Pugin’s “Glossary of Ecclesiastical Ornament and Costume” provides valuable insights into various Ecclesiastical terms.