Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.


The Costume Making Guide: Creating Armor and Props for Cosplay by Svetlana Quindt.

Followed by millions of people from all over the world, master armor maker Svetlana Quindt aka "Kamui Cosplay" will help you bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands! Kamui Cosplay deconstructs the work that goes into making a complete costume, from the first thought to the final photo. Tutorials cover design planning, fabricating body armor, 3D painting techniques and more.

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St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. Agnes of Rome.

Middle Ages, Marguerite, Jan, van, Eyck, Illustration, Art, Paul Lacroix,
St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. Agnes of Rome.

A PICTURE ATTRIBUTED TO MARGARET VAN EYCK. Portrait of Marguerite van Eyck (the artist’s wife) is an oil on panel painting (1439) by the Flemish early master Jan van Eyck.

St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. Agnes of Rome.

On the left of the picture is seen St. Catherine of Alexandria (c. 287-c. 305) holding in her hands instruments of her punishment – the wheel, which is broken into fragments, and the sword which decapitated her; below her is the head of the Emperor Maxmilian II., who ordered her martyrdom.

On the right is St. Agnes (* c. 237 – c. 250 in Rome), and a lamb, the emblem of her innocence and gentleness. The ring St. Agnes is presenting to St. Catherine denotes the bond which unites the two virgin-martyrs, and attests that both are worthy to be spouses of Jesus Christ.


First Time Sewing: The Absolute Beginner's Guide by Editors Of Creative Publishing

Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic sewing techniques will have you creating projects like aprons, pillows, and even pants and shorts in no time.

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Illustration for The Arts in the Middle Ages by Paul Lacroix

Source: The arts in the middle ages, and at the period of the Renaissance von Paul Lacroix. London: Chapman and Hal 1875.

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