Vestments and How to Make Them

Written in 1915 this book, with a preface by the Anglican Dean of All Saints Cathedral, was intended to give women instructions on the creation of fine liturgical vestments of all kinds. With sixty patterns and diagrams, 12 illustrations plus the history of the use of the various vestments, this book becomes an indispensable reference for those who wish to create beautiful traditional vestments for use today. The vestments shown how to be made in this book include: Cassock, Surplice, Rochet, Cotta, Alb, Amice, Chausable, Stoles, Maniple, Cope, Dalmatic, Tunicle, Mitre, Mozzeta, Burse and Veil. Also included are chapters dealing with liturgical colors, embroidery design and the origins of vestments.