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Custom Crafted Ordination Stoles for Pastors

Graduation season will soon be upon us. As seminarians prepare for their upcoming ordination celebrations, we hope you will keep them in your prayers. Ordination and being installed as the… Read more Custom Crafted Ordination Stoles for Pastors

Concordia Theological Seminary Machine Embroidery Logo

At  Ecclesiastical Sewing, we have been working to create many new machine embroidery design and will try to get those introduced as quickly as possible. The embroidery designs will include symbols, logos, whitework designs, and seasonal designs. One of the new logo designs is shown above. The Concordia Theological Seminary Logo is now available as a machine embroidery file to download. The file is suitable for use on jackets, bags, banners, and tippets!  The size is 4″. Due to the detailed nature of the design, it does not translate as… Read more Concordia Theological Seminary Machine Embroidery Logo

Part I: The Amice—Norris

Over the next few days I would like to talk to you about certain ecclesiastical vestments that are worn on the head. Often we focus our gaze on the voluptuous garments that cover our ministers of the church. It is important to know each distinct garment and its history. Based in practical reasoning, traditions are now carried on without knowing the origin. When we travel to Europe, view exhibits in a museum, or look in old volumes, we see all kinds of garments that our ministers no longer wear, or… Read more Part I: The Amice—Norris

Rare Find Part II

A few days ago, I shared some new treasures with you relating to A Rare Find of Ecclesiastical  Embroidery Patterns. These wonderful hand embroidery designs are always something precious to behold. They are the keys to a puzzle that has many missing pieces. They connect us with a rich past and provide inspiration for the future projects . At the monastery near  my home where I do volunteer work, I have been helping catalog the collection of Ecclesiastical Embroidery Designs from the Art Needlework Department. The department was active from the late… Read more Rare Find Part II

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