Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery

International Guild, Inc.

International Guild

Newcomer's Crazy Quilt (Basic/Intermediate) 

  • 8/25, 9/7, 9/14, 9/21 by Deborah Goff

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of BDEIG, this FREE booklet is the Guild's gift to our members, future members, and to the rest of the needle arts community who many be interested in exploring the wonderful and colorful world of Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery.  

Z-twist thread, needle knowledge and explanation of core dimensional stitches are a few topics in this informative booklet.

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Free guide to Brazilian embroidery!

​Last Updated 07/03/2023


Twist Matters!(Intermediate)

  • 9/15 by Debbie Kelley

Summer Bouquet (Basic)

  • 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21 by Loretta Holzberger

The Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild, Inc. was formed in 1991 as a non-profit organization to promote the art of Brazilian embroidery through seminars, newsletters, website, and workshops and has worldwide membership.  

Our chapters provide  opportunities to socialize, share, teach and learn.  

Membership to BDEIG is open to all stitchers, amateur and professional, novice and experienced.  The only criteria for membership are a love of Brazilian embroidery and the desire to learn more about this needle art.  

Basic Interwoven Cast-On & Variations (Advanced) 

  • 11/3 by Debbie Kelley

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On-line/remote class offerings


Hibiscus (Intermediate)

  • 9/19, 9/26 by Loretta Holzberger

Distance Learning Classes

Distance Learning is now open from July 5 until July 20.  Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Class registration has been extended for many classes.

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Pearl Essence (Intermediate/Advanced)

  • 10/12, 10/26 by Deborah Goff

Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild

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Seminar 2025

Flower of the Year - Hydrangea

Seminar Theme - Down on the Farm


A stitching community

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2019 People's Choice Awards 

Aurora! (Intermediate/Advanced Level) 

  • 9/29, 10/6 by Debbie Kelley


Show and Share 2022  --- Click to view more photos!

Patchwork Borders (Basic/Intermediate Level)

  • 9/28 by Deborah Goff

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Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery

Online Chapter

Many Paths, One Light (Intermediate/Advanced) 

  • 11/10, 11/17 by Debbie Kelley


Fun Flowers (Advanced)

  • 10/24, 10/31 by Loretta Holzberger

2022 First Place (Stitched by, Category, "Title")

  • Lois Podschadel, Master, "Sunlit Waterfalls"   *** Best of Show AND President's Choice for Seminar Theme ***​
  • Sandy Roscoe, Intermediate, "Brazilian Elephant"

  • Margot Taub, Advanced, "Enchanted Jungle" designed by Rosalie Wakefield

  • Rosalie Wakefield, Professional, "Seasons of the Butterfly"

  • Lois Podschadel, Mixed Media, ​"Bookcase Cover" 

Daffodils (Basic)   CLASS CLOSED

  • 8/11, 8/17, 8/24 by Deborah Goff

Auto Palestrina Knot Variations (Intermediate)

  • 10/27 by Debbie Kelley

​​​​​2024 Summer & Fall Classes