There are many styles of surplices worn by clergy. The most common styles are a round neck surplice and a square neck surplice which is often referred to as a Roman Surplice.
Whitework embroidery – there is something about the simplicity, and seeing one color used for an embroidery design on altar linens. There is an elegance that is difficult to describe;… Read more Whitework Embroidery for Church Linens →
While traveling over the past few weeks, I viewed many exquisite pieces of Ecclesiastical Sewing and Church Embroidery. The list of items is almost without limit. When one stops and… Read more Altar Fair Linen with Edge Trim →
C0113517921/[/embed] One can only imagine the honor of making a special pair of shoes for the Pope. These truly are a work of art. I hope you have enjoyed this little side trip into an unexpected area of Ecclesiastical Sewing. Solo Dei Gloria Be sure to visit our online store front Ecclesiastical Sewing where you may shop for Liturgical Fabrics, altar linen fabrics, church vestment making patterns, liturgical machine embroidery designs, church vestment trims and notions and so much more. You may also find us on Ecclesiastical Sewing on Facebook… Read more Ecclesiastical Footwear? →
The sweet joys of returning home. After being on the road for over two weeks visiting churches and museums, viewing embroidery collections, partaking in one-on-one workshops on making altar linens, and every imaginable type of Ecclesiastical Sewing, I can honestly say, it is so good to be home! My own sweet sewing space awaits the next project, still in the exact condition I left it in. That can be a good or bad thing, depending on how one looks at it. There are a few things still left out, but… Read more Lace for Church Use Instruction Book →