He has always wanted a Mercy vestment to wear on Mercy Sunday.
For those unfamiliar with Mercy Sunday it is based on a series of visions by St Faustina concerning the Mercy of Christ.
The image that was given to ST Faustina looks like this
St Pope JohnPaul II named the Sunday after Easter as Mercy Sunday.
Father found a chasuble with an image of Christ's Mercy on it, but didn't like the style.
He had another Chasuble he liked but didn't have the image
It turned out that the image was actually embroidered directly onto the front and back panels of the first vestment. So I had to remove the panels and cut around the image to make an applique. I was really worried about cutting the gold embroidered threads, but it worked out O.K.
I have gotten the front image stitched on
These old eyes had some trouble tonight - actually, I couldn't see the thread, I just watched the needle placement.
Here is a closer look
I think it turned out pretty well.
Next week, back to socks, as the de Quervain syndrome in my left wrist is still interfering with my tatting.
It is finished