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Helpful Church Vestment Books

As time goes on, my library of Church Vestment books has grown, or rather multiplied.  When I get asked a question, I often know I have read something about a topic, but it can be a challenge to find the exact book or resource for the information on basic vestment making details or definition and descriptions of liturgical vestments. As the years go on, there are a few books that have become special, and are often the authority on Ecclesiastical Vestments.  The resource which I select depends to a great… Read more Helpful Church Vestment Books

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

Elizabeth – Watts and Co

Living in a small community in northern Minnesota does not present many opportunities for viewing beautiful and historic Ecclesiastical Vestments.  So, making the best of the situation, I haunt Flickr, Pinterest, and various websites looking for interesting and unusual pieces of Ecclesiastical embroidery. There are times when the internet seems an endless source, a visual feast of colors and designs, while at other times, there is nothing of interest to be found. Quite some time ago, I came upon the name of a Vestment maker in  the UK – Watts and… Read more Elizabeth – Watts and Co

Vestment History from Around the Web

As the Thanksgiving Weekend comes to an end, its time to relax a bit and see what is going on in the history of vestment making, Ecclesiastical Sewing and Hand Embroidery.  Over on Pinterest, there was an interesting church vestment link in the daily feed. Every once in a while, the link has an interesting photo, and the description entices the reader to click and learn more. You know how things work on Pinterest, one click and off you go to something else.  The next stop was Flickr and the… Read more Vestment History from Around the Web