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Category: Ecclesiastical Fabric

Fabric used for vestments and altar hangings

Liturgical Fabrics: Design Details

The details are in the design, and so it is with many of my favorite Liturgical Fabrics.  In the next few weeks and months, we will be taking a close look at a wide variety of fabrics available for use in making church vestments.  But for this evening, let’s focus on beauty, created in and by the details. Venezia is a lovely name for a liturgical fabric. It conjures up thoughts of foreign lands with such a name, and so it should.  Venezia’s name is tied to the Venetian artisans… Read more Liturgical Fabrics: Design Details

Liturgical Fabrics

Liturgical fabrics. Just the mere thought of the word forms vivid images in our minds of rich, elegant, and often luxurious textiles use for the creation of church vestments and altar frontals. These special Ecclesiastical Fabrics, used for the making of pastoral stoles and chasubles, copes and miters, dalmatics and tunics, are often woven in intricate patterns, using special yarns of silks, rayons, and even threads of gold and silver. We look at a stunning Liturgical Fabric, such as this pattern called Wakefield, and what does one see?  A fabric… Read more Liturgical Fabrics

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