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Category: Liturgical Fabrics, Trims and Appliques

Ecclesiastical Sewing is an ideal choice for quality liturgical fabrics, trims, and appliques. We work with the best manufacturers worldwide to bring you our handpicked selection of liturgical fabrics in a variety of colors, textures, and designs. Our fabrics range from rich brocades and silks to crisp cotton and linens, ensuring that we have the choice of material for every project and preference.

We know that quality materials are key to bringing your liturgical designs to life. That’s why we are committed to providing only quality materials for our customers. We carefully select our materials to ensure that they are not only beautiful but also durable. With our commitment to quality, you can trust that your finished products will withstand years with proper care.

In addition, our trims and appliques enhance intricate designs and fine craftsmanship, adding texture and dimension to any project. Whether you’re looking to create a new vestment or altar cloth, our selection of trims and appliques will take your designs to the next level.

Don’t wait any longer to elevate your liturgical designs. Shop with us today and experience the difference that quality materials can make. With our selection of liturgical fabrics, trims, and appliques, you’re sure to find the perfect materials to bring out your real ideas. Moreover, our commitment to quality ensures that your finished products will exceed your expectations. For an even more personalized touch, we also provide custom embroidery suggestions. Consider Ecclesiastical Sewing to assist you in fulfilling your liturgical dreams!

Lace Edging And Insertion Lace for Surplices Rochets

Do you still need help with that thing? LACE?!

Lace, originating in Europe during the late 15th and early 16th centuries, evolved into a symbol of wealth and status. Renowned for its intricate patterns, needle lace from Italy and bobbin lace from Flanders gained prominence. Despite technological advancements like lace-making machines in the 19th century, crafting high-quality lace remains a labor-intensive and costly endeavor.

Green Gold St. Margaret Brocade Fabric for Church vestments or Renaissance Costumes

Why We Use Green for the Season of Pentecost

Green, with its lush and lively appearance, is often associated with growth, renewal, and the vitality of nature. During the Pentecost season, the Church reflects upon the birth and growth of the early Christian community, empowered by the Holy Spirit. Green serves as a powerful symbol of the spiritual growth that occurs within individuals and the Church as a whole. The color green serves as a visual reminder of the hope, inspiration, and guidance that the Holy Spirit provides, fueling the growth of faith and the spreading of God’s love throughout the world.

Verona Tapestry Fabric Detail

Elegant Church Vestment Tapestry Fabrics

Tapestry fabrics for church vestments create a rich color palette of design and beauty. These fabrics have been used to create vestments for centuries due to their durability, beauty, and intricate designs. These fabrics are typically thick and tightly woven, which makes them strong and resistant to wear and tear. The intricate patterns and designs woven into these fabrics are often inspired by religious themes and can include images of saints, jardiniere, birds, crosses, and other religious symbols.

Green Carlisle Fabric For Church Vestments

Carlisle Fabric for Church Vestments

Carlisle fabric is popular for making pastor and priest garments and altar hangings. This fabric drapes beautifully and is comfortable to wear, making it an excellent choice for clergy members. The lightweight quality of the fabric ensures that it is comfortable to wear and easy to care for. Carlisle fabric is a reliable and cost-effective option for creating high-quality church vestments and altar hangings.

Christmas Angel Banners | Ecclesiastical Sewing White Banners

The One With The Elf — February’s Snowstorm Part 3

Martin The Mannequin _ Episode 3
In the snowy studio, a house elf named Timothy surprises Martin, the mannequin. Offering help with vestment repairs, Timothy shares his lineage connected to Jeanne Lanvin’s fashion house in Paris. While fixing stoles, Timothy directs Martin to return quick ship vestments and take the cat, Nightingale, back to the Arbor Boutique. Martin, intrigued by Timothy’s tales, heads out into the winter storm.

White and Gold Liturgical Religious Fabircs for Easter and Christmas

Best White Liturgical Fabrics for Easter and Festival Seasons of the Church Year

The choice of fabrics for creating vestments and altar hangings is a feast for the eyes, and different churches have different needs. The range of white church vestment fabrics available at Ecclesiastical Sewing for making church vestments is quite nice. White includes a broad range of colors: creams, ivory, deep cream, gold, and of course the stunning brocatelles with their shimmering gold highlights!

Bespoke Liturgical Religious Fabrics for Church Vestments

Planning Your Lent Church Vestment Projects: a Liturgical Fabric Review

Violet is an appropriate color for Lent. It is associated with pain, suffering, mourning, and loss. Yet it is also the color of Royalty. Winchester is a wonderful Brocade Fabric. It has a nice hand and the weight is designed for use with hand embroidery and goldwork embroidery. It holds up well for machine embroidery. It drapes beautifully for chasubles and copes.

Goldwork Dove applique for hand embroidery, Goldwork embroidery, Pentecost Dove, Ecclesiastical Sewing

Quick Sewing Tip: Add Goldwork Dove Appliques to Red Stoles for Pentecost

To create a vibrant Pentecost stole, start with a red stole, such as the Ely Crown Stole, featuring plain fabric near the chest area. Choose a gold Dove Applique, like the goldwork Dove with imitation Japanese Goldwork threads, which may include colored thread accents. For couching, use Goldwork threads like Imitation Japanese Gold Thread, Gilt gold twist, or Au Ver a Soie Gold Thread.

St, Margaret Red

Pentecost a Season of Red Liturgical Fabrics

Red is the traditional color for Pentecost vestments, and among my favorite “red” options are fabrics like the St. Margaret Brocade, showcasing a bold pattern with a Tudor Rose and Crown. This liturgical brocade is available in solid red and two-toned variations, including the fiery red/gold option in the Fairford Brocade. Another excellent choice is the Red Lichfield Brocade, offering a rich hue perfect for Pentecost. Additionally, there’s the Luther Rose Brocade, Ely Crown, Silk Dupioni, and more in vibrant red tones.