Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery

International Guild, Inc.

International Guild


Shisha Berries (Intermediate/Advanced Level) CLASS CLOSED

  • 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 by Debbie Kelley

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

March into April

Alpine Meadow (Basic Level) CLASS CLOSED

  • 2/8, 2/22, 2/29 by Loretta Holzberger

Goldwork Berries (Intermediate/Advanced Level) CLASS CLOSED

  • 3/28, 4/4, 4/10 by Debbie Kelley

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.  

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On-line/remote class offerings


Boucle Garden Sampler (Basic Level) CLASS CLOSED

  • 2/25, 3/3, 3/10 by Sandy Velin

Distance Learning Classes

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

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Knotted Stitch Sampler (Intermediate Level) CLASS CLOSED

  • 4/4, 4/11, 4/18 by Loretta Holzberger

Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild

February into March

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Seminar 2024

Seminar information has been sent to all members.  If you choose to pay by PayPal, please send your information to Mendie Cannon, and she will send you an invoice to pay through PayPal.


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2019 People's Choice Awards 

Chickadees (Intermediate/Advanced Level)  CLASS CLOSED

  • 3/7, 3/14, 3/21 by Loretta Holzberger


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

Monarch Butterfly (Intermediate Level) CLASS CLOSED

  • 3/3, 3/9, 3/23 by Debbie Goff


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Online Chapter

Hat's Off to Shoe (Intermediate/Advanced Level) CLASS CLOSED

  • 4/7, 4/13, 4/27 by Debbie Goff

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" 

Hollyhocks and Song Bird (Intermediate Level) CLASS CLOSED

  • 2/4, 2/10, 2/24 by Debbie Goff

Orchids (Advanced Level) CLASS CLOSED

  • 5/7, 5/14, 5/21 by Loretta Holzberger

​​​​​2024 Winter & Spring Classes