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Slide 1: Krista's sketches in preparation for an order of altar cloths.

Slide 2: Krista at work with the materials.

Slide 3: The vestment maker's workshop.

Slide 4: A hand-embroidered cross with an outline made with a bullion stitch, in which tiny strands are wrapped into spirals and stitched into place.

Slide 5: Spools of galloon (trim) in Krista's workshop, used to finished vestments and altar cloths.

Slide 6: Brocade, a rich fabric characterized by elaborate patterns, designs and colors.

Slide 7: A stack of six sets of vestments and their furnishings, ready for sewing.

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