Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery

International Guild, Inc.

International Guild

​Last Updated 03/08/2022

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.  

Stars & Fluff

by Loretta Holzberger

2-session class

March 15 & 22, 2022

Each $10 contribution provides 10 entries to receive this custom embroidered quilt.

We love our annual Seminar  with classes, show and share, friendly people, silly skits, merchants mall, goody bags, celebrations, and our beloved Judy Jenson Award.

In-person Seminar June 8-14, 2022

Tacoma, Washington USA

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On-line/remote class offerings

Distance Learning Classes

Registration closed.  February 15 - March 1, 2022

​Watch this space for new classes.


Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild

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A Rose for my Mother

by Debbie Kelley

2-session class

March 27 & April 3, 2022

A stitching community

We Teach, Learn & SharE




2019 People's Choice Awards 


Show and Share 2019.

​Looking forward to next in-person seminar in June 2022!!

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Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery

Closed group & Not managed by BDEIG, but many guild members participate

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

  • Polly Bingham, "Fairy Garden" designed by Debbie Kelley   ***Best of Show***
  • Alicia Rodriguez, "Sandy's Garden" ***President's Choice - Seminar Theme***​
  • Victoria Justice, Novice, "Flower Wreath"   

  • Fran Stevens, Intermediate, "Flowers Forever" designed by Rosalie Wakefield

  • Lois Podschadel, Master, "Ruth's Gazebo" designed by Rosalie Wakefield

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

  • Erin Ferre, Mixed Media, ​"Clive the Chameleon" inspired by Hazel Blomkamp 

Each year we have a beautiful handmade quilt as a fundraising project for education grant funds. ​​ Quilt is awarded to a grant fund contributor through a drawing held in June 2022.  Winner need not be present.

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.

Download your copy today!

Free guide to Brazilian embroidery!

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.