Many churches and places of worship during this time use materials that incorporated such embroidery designs. In fact, they had to retain the services of at least one person who is an expert at religious embroidery.
If you’re going into using Christian embroidery designs for you next big project, you need to know the five general types of Christian designs to fuel your creative endeavor.
Baptism Embroidery DesignsThe Sacrament of Baptism is the first of the Seven Holy Sacraments. This opens the door to Christianity for the child or person being baptized.
Christian embroidery designs include a descending Holy Spirit dove, a Holy Spirit appliqué, an ascending Holy Spirit, baptism shells, a vintage ecclesiastical design, a descending Holy Spirit flame, a baptism and cup, a fish in water, and more.
Bible Verses Embroidery DesignsThese are popular embroidery designs often found as decoration in Christian homes. They are likely framed and installed on the walls in the living room. Some embroidered Bible verses are also used as Bible covers and religious pillows. You can even have an embroidery pattern created out of your favorite Bible verse, if you want to.
Bible verses in embroidery also prove to be great gifts to people whom you want to share God’s words with. It could be to encourage them to continue doing good, to lift their spirits up when they are feeling down, to show them how much God loves us, and more. This kind of gift is perfect for being customized with your personal touch. It is also a lasting gift with a hopefully everlasting effect on the recipient.
Marian Symbol Embroidery DesignsThese embroidery designs are often found in the homes or offices of Marian devotees. You may use them as wall decorations, especially the Hail Mary and Hail Holy Queen designs. You may also find them being embroidered to the shirts or uniforms of a group of Marian devotees.
The most common designs under this Christian category include a variation of the vintage ecclesiastical design, Hail Mary, St. Clement’s Altar Guild Ave Maria, Hail, Holy Queen prayer, Madonna and Child, Ave Maria variations, and more.