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Top 10 materials for DIY stole making

Here at Ecclesiastical Sewing, we’re always happy to make stoles for our customers. After all, these are arguably the most important vestments for pastors and priests. They’re worn with preaching… Read more Top 10 materials for DIY stole making

October 11th–Philip the Deacon

I wanted to mention that today we celebrate the feast day of one of the first deacons, the deacon Philip. The office of the deacon was the first auxiliary office in the church. It was established by the apostles in the very early days of the church. Deacons are the helpers of the church; their job is to be assistants to the priests, ministers, and pastors. As well as being assistants to the ministers, the deacons serve the congregations. In the early days of the church, seven deacons were chosen… Read more October 11th–Philip the Deacon

Sir Ninian Comper: Ecclesiastical Embroidery Designer

A man should, from his youth, seek for forms which are beautiful. At first he should love but one of them; then recognize the beauty which resides in one as the sister of that which dwells in another. Philosophy helps, from Plato onwards, because it puts beauty in the right place as one of the three eternal values equal with truth and goodness so that  what applies to one of them is true of the others.’ – Sir Ninian Comper (Symunson & Bucknall, 2006, p.19) Beauty is something that is… Read more Sir Ninian Comper: Ecclesiastical Embroidery Designer

Beautiful Sacred Vestment Videos

It is only Tuesday, but with no downtime over the weekend, I do not have much energy tonight to tackle Ecclesiastical Embroidery projects. I know I will pay dearly for not being productive this evening, but sometimes that is the way things go. In the meantime, a few moments were spent relaxing and refreshing with a few very nice videos on Sacred Vestments found on You Tube: While watching the first Sacred Vestment video, at 0:26 seconds, pay close attention to the Red fabric used for the chasuble and stole. The… Read more Beautiful Sacred Vestment Videos

Quatrefoil Ecclesiastical Design

After running the weekend errands, it was time to get to work on the next Ecclesiastical Embroidery Project. And I could hardly wait. The hard part was the time it took to press several pieces of silk dupioni.  Sometimes silk gets creased if it has not been carefully rolled back on a tube or a bolt from the fabric store.  And such was the case today………….tough creases that would not release, regardless of the various methods employed.  But this process would lead to the next process of applying the Ecclesiastical… Read more Quatrefoil Ecclesiastical Design

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