Our Vestment Pattern book:

20 Simple and Elegant Vestment Patterns - With Complete Instructions for Pattern Making, Sewing, and Professional Finishing, by Rev. Cheryl L. Miner.

20 Simple and Elegant Vestment Patterns is a step-by-step guide for making patterns to make beautiful, unique and affordable vestments.  It takes the mystery out of vestment making and makes sewing vestments a joy.  In this book, you will find step-by-step instructions for making your own vestment patterns, sewing the vestments, and finishing your vestments with the professional touch.  For beginning and experienced seamstresses and tailors alike, 20 Simple and Elegant Vestment Patterns will enable the creation of clerical vestments, deacon's wear, choir stoles, and much more.
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This paperback book is illustrated with photographs of all the vestments, sketches of the patterns with dimensions and complete details.  It measures 7 by 10 inches and is 1/2 inch thick, with 202 pages.

For the experienced artist, 20 Simple and Elegant Vestment Patterns is full of ideas, hints and tips for how to give your vestments the truly professional touch.

Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Getting Started
  3. Pattern Making
  4. Cutting and Interfacing
  5. Sewing
  6. Decorating
  7. Finishing and Care
  8. Straight Preaching Stole
  9. Overlay Stole
  10. Tapered Preaching Stole
  11. Curved Preaching Stoles
  12. Traveling/Visitation Stole
  13. Wedding Stole with Bands
  14. Preaching Stole with Rainbow Bands
  15. Reversible Rainbow Stole
  16. Tippet
  17. Deacon’s Stole
  18. Byzantine Deacon’s Stole
  19. Reversible Choir Stole
  20. Chasuble with Plain Neckline
  21. Dalmatic with Plain Neckline
  22. Alb with Plain Neckline
  23. Rolled Collar for Chasuble, Dalmatic and Alb
  24. Hooded Alb
  25. Scapular
  26. Surplice/Cotta
  27. Hooded Amice
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