In Christianity, baptism is for the majority the rite of admission (or adoption), almost invariably with the use of water, into the Christian Church generally and also membership of a particular church tradition. Baptism has been called a sacrament and an ordinance of Jesus Christ.
It is also the tradition of many congregations and relations to sew baptism banners to celebrate the occasion. I have included on this post a simple repeating shell pattern for such a traditional banner. Banners may be sewn with applique methods or by backing fabrics with a fusible material during the cutting, pressing and assembling of the banner.
I used metallic, formal fabrics for this sample but you could use any number of fabric and color combinations to complete the finished banner.