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White lilies, often called the "white-robed apostles of hope," are associated with Easter and the cross because they were found growing in the Garden of Gethsemane after Christ's agony. Tradition states that beautiful white lilies sprung up where drops of Christ's sweat fell to the ground in his final hours of sorrow and deep distress.
This design was created specifically for vestments and is from the Embroidery Pattern Catalogue
, a publication offering iron-on embroidery transfers published in the mid to late 1800s by the Thomas Brown & Sons company of Manchester, England. Many of those traditional Christian patterns were hand-drawn reproductions of designs from the 13th
- 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 1.58" W x 3.57" H with 5,568 stitches.
- The sewn out size for the 5" x 7" hoop is 3.04" W x 6.83" H with 14,575 stitches.
- The sewn out size for the 6.25" x 10.25" hoop is 4.46" W x 10.03" H with 29,161 stitches.
- The sewn out size for the 7.75" x 11.75" hoop is 5.18" W x 11.64" H with 37,845 stitches.
- This design has 6 thread colors.
- Click here for information about embroidery design selection and placement on communion linens.
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.