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. Included in the book are patterns and instructions to make: Preaching Stoles, Overlay and Tapered Stoles, Curved Stoles, Traveling/Visitation Stoles, Wedding Stoles, Rainbow Stoles, Tippets, Deacon s Stoles, Byzantine Deacon s Stoles, Reversible Choir Stoles, Chasubles with plain necklines and rolled collars, Dalmatics with plain necklines and rolled collars, Albs with plain necklines and rolled collars, Hooded Albs, Scapulars, Surplices, Cottas, and Hooded Amices. 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.