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Month: November 2014

Vestment History from Around the Web

As the Thanksgiving Weekend comes to an end, its time to relax a bit and see what is going on in the history of vestment making, Ecclesiastical Sewing and Hand Embroidery.  Over on Pinterest, there was an interesting church vestment link in the daily feed. Every once in a while, the link has an interesting photo, and the description entices the reader to click and learn more. You know how things work on Pinterest, one click and off you go to something else.  The next stop was Flickr and the… Read more Vestment History from Around the Web

Metropolitan Museum of Art Digital Initiative

Thank goodness for the Internet.  With a few clicks, one can be transported to some wonderful places to explore the world of Needlework of every kind.  There were a few topics of “embroidery” interest from weekend browsing that I though might be fun to share with you all. If you are not familiar with Thistle Threads you might enjoy heading over to their website and taking a peak around. There is much to peruse and explore. Tricia Nguyen has spent years bringing new needlework supplies to the market place for hand… Read more Metropolitan Museum of Art Digital Initiative

Time is Ticking Away

Sometimes a hand embroidery project is started, knowing it will be impossible to make its deadline.  But for some unknown reason, that does not become a deterrent. So it is with the Advent Vestment Set currently spread all over my sewing room.  There are bits of blue Silk Dupioni and broadcloth, and frames of blue and white on both work tables.  Life always provides interruptions with any major Ecclesiastical Embroidery project, and this one is no exception. Meant to be a “quick” project of couching and outlining, this is going… Read more Time is Ticking Away

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