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Month: May 2015

Lace: the Forgotten Ecclesiastical Craft?

Church lace. Is this an often forgotten and neglected aspect of Ecclesiastical Sewing?  It is hard to tell.  One sees new works of church lace on occasion. But they seem to be few and far between. Lace can be a touchy topic when it comes to Ecclesiastical Sewing. Some of the experts square their shoulders, lift the chins, and proclaim on the mighty printed page, “Lace should never be used in the church.” Our response is to timidly lift an eyebrow in wonder  and ask, “Why?” Why is there such vehement… Read more Lace: the Forgotten Ecclesiastical Craft?

Visiting a Grand Cathedral the Proper Way

Traveling. It is fun, exciting, interesting, and filled with unknown Ecclesiastical Sewing Treasures (Pleasures) if one takes the time to look. One never knows what liturgical wonders might be the next site reveled as a corner is rounded, or a glance is drawn up.  Cathedrals are filled with nooks and crannies, soaring columns, stained glass, stone carvings and so much more. One could look at a Cathedral daily, and still see something new. Yesterday was a few shorts days after the Celebration of Pentecost. We were scheduled to visit the… Read more Visiting a Grand Cathedral the Proper Way

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