The most common Christogram is "IHS" or "IHC", denoting the first three letters of the Greek name of Jesus, iota-eta-sigma. The Greek letter iota is represented by I, and the eta by H, while the Greek letter sigma is either in its lunate (crescent-shaped) form, represented by C, or its final form, represented by S.
We manually digitized this beautiful design from a hand pattern that was originally created during the 13th
centuries, when ecclesiastical art was in its glory. Use it on fine vestment linens and communion linens.Click here for information about embroidery design selection and placement on communion linens.
- This design is available for the 4" x 4", 5" x 7", 6.25" x 10.25" and 7.75" x 11.75" hoops.
- The sewn out size for the 4" x 4" hoop is 2.94" W x 2.98" H with 13,910 stitches.
- The sewn out size for the 5" x 7" hoop is 4.88" W x 4.94" H with 34,685 stitches.
- The sewn out size for the 6.25" x 10.25" hoop is 6.08" W x 6.15" H with 57,743 stitches.
- The sewn out size for the 7.75" x 11.75" hoop is 7.58" W x 7.67" H with 87,892 stitches.
- This design has 4 thread colors.
Purchase the designs pictured below to create an ecclesiastical set with matching patterns and styles originally created 600 to 700 years ago.
When embroidered on a liturgical linens such as vestments, communion and mass sets, you will create truly beautiful linens with matching design styles.
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You must have an embroidery machine to utilize our machine embroidery designs. We sell machine embroidery designs as electronic media (software) only. We do not sell embroidered "patches" or hard copy patterns.