Welcome to Stole My Heart by Elaine

Lovingly Created by Hand

All of my items are individually designed and created by me. I like to work from your own ideas, using my skills to work them in to your finished design. They will include embroidered elements you simply won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re looking for an Ordination gift, a gift for a member of the clergy or for yourself I’ll work with you to create your perfect vestment.

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Are You Due To Be Ordained In 2024?

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If you are and you haven’t organised your ordination stole then it is time to start thinking about it ! Starting to think about it now will give you plenty of time to have one specially commissioned and created just for you. It will play an important role at the…

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Things To Think About When Considering Commissioning A Stole

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I thought I would put together a little blog on things to think about when commissioning a stole. What is the main colour to be? What do you want your stole to convey? Do you want to reference your spiritual journey? Is there a particular text that inspires you, a…

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The Heraldic

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It was important to this commission that it had a strong heraldic feel. I was asked to include a lion rampant, entwined in passion flowers, holding a pomegranate that is split open showing its seeds. A unicorn with head bowed and knee bent towards the lion, with a crown of…

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New challenges


My latest commission has given me a couple of new challenges, musical notation and words. My client, a cellist and singer, was very keen that the musical notation was ‘correct’ in its appearance and not circles on sticks. I printed off the piece of music she wanted & have tried…

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