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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

Metropolitan Museum of Art Digital Initiative

Thank goodness for the Internet.  With a few clicks, one can be transported to some wonderful places to explore the world of Needlework of every kind.  There were a few topics of “embroidery” interest from weekend browsing that I though might be fun to share with you all. If you are not familiar with Thistle Threads you might enjoy heading over to their website and taking a peak around. There is much to peruse and explore. Tricia Nguyen has spent years bringing new needlework supplies to the market place for hand… Read more Metropolitan Museum of Art Digital Initiative

Under Way with First Stitches!

Sometimes it is difficult to take the plunge and take those first stitches on a new Ecclesiastical Embroidery project.  I have had my embroidery floss out, and have contemplated color selections. Since this is a rather big project, and I really want it to turn out well, there are a few embroidery techniques that I really like and plan on using. There are also a few favorites that will give the  effect that will suit the occasion and purpose of this piece.  So here goes, the first thread is selected… Read more Under Way with First Stitches!

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