CLASS CLOSED

Hollyhocks and Song Bird $45 USD

Class size is limited

CLASS CLOSED

Winter & Spring 2024 distance learning classes

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Shisha Berries


Sun. Feb 4 1:00-1:30PM Pacific time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)

Sun. Feb 11 1:00-2:30PM Pacific time (Class 1 of 2)

Sun. Feb 18 1:00-2:30PM Pacific time (Class 2 of 2)


Instructor & Designer: Debbie Kelley


A lovely branch loaded with perfect, ripe blackberries.  This design features “shisha” mirrors, a technique developed during the 17th century in India.  Shisha mirrors were originally used in clothing and hanging textiles.This design incorporates the shisha into the berries and leaves to add a bit of sparkle and tradition. We will be using round and diamond shaped mirrors, with two different methods of shisha attachment.  Berries are then covered with beads.  No doodle cloth will be provided.


Stitches Included: Students need to be familiar with blanket stitch, stem stitch, double stem stitch, cast-on drizzle, straight stitch, and satin stitch


Design Area: 5 x 3.5 inches


Class Level: Intermediate/Advanced


Class Cost: $45 USD


Kit Cost: $20, plus shipping, includes pattern printed on fabric, mirrors, beads, instructions, photo.  EdMar thread packet an additional $10, plus shipping.


Technology required by student: Zoom app, tablet (minimum), laptop or PC (recommended)

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​2024 Winter-Spring Distance Learning Classes 
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Alpine Meadow

$45 USD

Basic
Loretta Holzberger
02/08 - 02/29



Boucle Garden Sampler

$45 USD

Basic
Sandy Velin
02/25 - 03/10



Chickadees

$45 USD

Intermediate/Advanced
Loretta Holzberger
03/07 - 03/21



Goldwork Berries
$60 USD
Intermediate/Advanced
Debbie Kelley
03/28 - 04/10



Hat's off to Shoe

$60 USD

Intermediate/Advanced
Deborah Goff
04/07 - 04/27



Hollyhocks and Song Bird

$45 USD

Intermediate
Deborah Goff
02/04 - 02/24



Knotted Stitch Sampler

$45 USD

Intermediate
Loretta Holzberger
04/04 - 04/18



Monarch Butterfly

$45 USD

Intermediate
Deborah Goff
03/03 - 03/23



Orchids

$45 USD

Advanced
Loretta Holzberger
05/07 - 05/21



Shisha Berries

$45 USD

Intermediate/Advanced
Debbie Kelley
02/04 - 02/18


Knotted Stitch Sampler

Thurs. Apr 4 1:00-1:30PM Pacific time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)

Thurs. Apr 11 1:00-2:30PM Pacific time  (Class 1 of 2)​

Thurs. Apr 18 1:00-2:30PM Pacific time  (Class 2 of 2)​


Instructor & Designer: Loretta Holzberger


Learn the Mediterranean knotted stitch and several ways to use it combined with our Brazilian embroidery.


Stitches included: The knotted stitch and several variations or uses


Design Area: 3 x 4½ inches finished


Class Level: Intermediate


Class Cost: $45 USD


Kit Cost:  $12.00 includes shipping in US.  Screen printed linen-blend fabric, instructions, and #40 crochet cotton for edge lace in Lizbeth color 642


Technology required by student: Students need laptop, PC, or tablet with camera and microphone.

Goldwork Berries

Thurs. Mar 28 1:30-2:00 PM Pacific time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)

Thurs. Apr 4 1:30-3:30 PM Pacific time (Class 1 of 2)

Wed. April 10 1:30-3:30 PM Pacific time (Class 2 of 2)


Instructor & Designer: Debbie Kelley

Shisha Berries  $45 USD



Class size is limited

A lovely berry blossom & buds are made using goldwork supplies/techniques, beads, and thread. Both berries use felt padding for dimension, but are finished using two different techniques, one with goldwork, the other with satin stitch, cords, and beads. The two leaves are also padded with felt and finished with satin stitch on one side, goldwork on the other. A couple of other color choices will be available if you prefer softer colors.


Stitched included: satin, lazy daisy, couching, making cords, and goldwork attachment techniques.


Design Area: 2.75 x 2.75 inches

Class Level: Intermediate/Advanced

 

Class cost: $60 USD


Kit cost: $32, plus shipping. Includes design printed on fabric (silk chamois or white linen), fabric backing/interface, stretcher bars, tacks (assembled and ready to stitch), goldwork supplies, beads, EdMar thread, beading thread & needle.

Technology required by student: Zoom app, tablet (minimum), laptop or PC (recommended)

CLASS CLOSED

​Last Updated 07/03/2023

Distance Learning Classes ​​

Registration periods through January 20, 2024

Class size is limited

CLASS CLOSED



International Guild

Monarch Butterfly

Sun. Mar 3 1:00-1:30PM Eastern time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)

​Sat. Mar 9 1:00-2:30PM Eastern time(Class 1 of 2)

Sat. Mar 23 1:00-2:30PM Eastern time (Class 2 of 2)


Instructor & Designer: Deborah Goff


Monarch butterflies and caterpillars love feasting on milkweed flowers.  Stitch snowballs as introduced by Rosalie Wakefield for buds. Do a little needle lace on the butterfly’s wing tips.  The caterpillar is easy to adorn with Frosty Rays and Candlelight which are included in the kit.  Lots of practice on double cast-on and drizzle stitches.


Stitched included: bullion, buttonhole, detached buttonhole, cast-on, double cast-on, couching, drizzle, hopper,  outline, satin, short and long, stem, and straight.


Design Area: 5.5" x 5.5"


Class Level: Intermediate


Class Cost: $45 USD


Kit Cost: $13 plus shipping - Includes design printed on fabric, instructions, picture, beads, Frosty Rays, Candlelight, and doodle cloth. Edmar thread kit (12 whole skeins) $31.20 additional, plus shipping


Technology required by student: It would be great if students could also have separate cameras so they can easily show their work, but it is not necessary as they can hold their work up to their camera to show it.

Class size is limited

Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery

International Guild, Inc.

These sassy little chickadees are done using needle painting techniques over felt padding that gives them dimension. They are worked on hand painted silk. The pine cone combines straight stitches and bullions.


Stitches included: Long/short straight stitches, bullions, stem.

Design area:  Fits a 5 x 7 mat or frame.

Create a Northwest alpine meadow using simple basic stitches.  All the flowers can be found at Mt Rainier in late summer.


Stitches Included: Straight stitch, stem, bullion and cast-on stitches are used and taught.


Design Area:    Fits a 5 x 7 mat or frame.


Class Level: Basic


Class Cost: $45 USD

 

Kit Cost: $12.00 includes shipping in US.  Includes screen printed off white fabric and instructions. OR: $5.00 for PDF file of instructions and design to trace to your own fabric.

Technology required by student: Students need laptop, PC, or tablet with camera and microphone.


CLASS CLOSED

CLASS CLOSED

Boucle Garden Sampler

Sun. Feb 25 12:00-12:30PM Pacific time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)

Sun. Mar 3, 12:00-1:30PM Pacific time (Class 1 of 2)

Sun. Mar 10, 12:00-1:30PM Pacific time (Class 2 of 2)

Instructor: Sandy Velin     Designer/Copyright Owner: Mendie Cannon

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Orchids

Tues. May 7 1:00-1:30PM Pacific time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)

​Tues. May 14 1:00-2:30PM Pacific time (Class 1 of 2)

Tues. May 21 1:00--3:00PM Pacific time (Class 2 of 2)


Instructor & Designer: Loretta Holzberger


Wired edge stumpwork orchids are added to an evenweave linen background that has a pulled thread texture.


Stitches included: Working with wired edge stumpwork petals and a pulled thread honeycomb pattern worked on the evenweave linen.


Design Area: Fits a 5 x 7 mat or frame.


Class Level: Advanced


Class Cost: $45 USD


Kit Cost: $20.00 includes shipping in US.  Includes screen printed evenweave linen, instructions, fused silk and wire for petals.


Technology required by student: Students need laptop, PC, or tablet with camera and microphone.



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Chickadees

Thurs. Mar 7 1:00-1:30 PM Pacific time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)

Thurs. Mar 14 1:00-2:30 PM Pacific time (Class 1 of 2)

Thurs. Mar 21 1:00-2:30 PM Pacific time (Class 2 of 2)


Instructor & Designer: Loretta Holzberger


Registration Period: OPEN


Class cost will be paid when you register. The kit cost will be paid to the teacher after registration. The teacher will contact you before class begins.

Monarch Butterfly  $45 USD

Class size is limited

Class size is limited

Class size is limited

Hollyhocks and Song Bird

Sun. Feb 4 1:00-1:30PM Eastern time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)

Sat Feb 10 1:00-2:30PM Eastern time (Class 1 of 2)

Sat Feb 24 1:00-2:30PM Eastern time (Class 2 of 2)


Instructor & Designer: Debbie Goff


Gather at the fence with the songbird to enjoy the hollyhock flowers. The songbird is stitched using a thread painting technique introduced by Loretta Holzberger. Each flower starts with a cast-on base and is continued with rounds of detached buttonhole. The large buds use a stacked bullion base for the raised buttonhole stitches.


Stitched Included: bullion, buttonhole, detached buttonhole, raised buttonhole, cast-on, chain, colonial knot, drizzle, fly, hopper, lazy daisy, outline, satin, padded satin, stacked stem, and straight.


Design Area: 4.5" x 6”


Class Level: Intermediate


Class Cost: $45 USD


Kit Cost: $13 plus shipping- Includes design printed on fabric, instructions, picture, thermalam, and doodle cloth. Edmar thread kit (19 whole skeins) $49.40 additional, plus shipping.


Technology required by student: It would be great if students could also have separate cameras so they can easily show their work, but it is not necessary as they can hold their work up to their camera to show it.

CLASS CLOSED

CLASS CLOSED

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Orchids $45 USD

Hat's Off to Shoe

Sun Apr 7 1:00-1:30PM Eastern time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)

Sat. Apr 13 1:00-3:00PM Eastern time (Class 1 of 2)

Sat. Apr 27 1:00-3:00PM Eastern time (Class 2 of 2)​


Instructor & Designer: Debbie Goff


Celebrate the Mad Hatters Tea Party with fancy hats and shoes.


Stitched included: Back, bullion, buttonhole, detached buttonhole, raised buttonhole, cast-on, running cast-on, couching, double-cast-on drizzle, fly, French knot, hopper, outline, satin stab, stacked stem, straight, short and long, turkey.


Design Area: 6.5 X 9.5 inches


Class Level: Intermediate/Advanced


​​Class cost: $60 USD


Kit Cost: $13  plus shipping - Includes design printed on fabric, instructions, picture, and doodle cloth. Edmar thread kit (33 whole skeins) $85.80 additional, plus shipping.


Technology required by student: It would be great if students could also have separate cameras so they can easily show their work, but it is not necessary as they can hold their work up to their camera to show it.

Chickadees $45 USD​​

Winter and Spring 2024 Distance Learning Classes!

Register for Distance Learning classes January 5 - 20, 2024

These online Zoom-based classes will be held in February, March, April and May 2024. Class registrations will be accepted on a first come-first served basis. You must be a BDEIG member to register for classes. You can apply to be a member here: http://www.bdeig.org/membership.html

Before registering, please note the Level of a class as Basic, Intermediate or Advanced. Review the levels here to assist in deciding which classes are appropriate for your stitching expertise: http://www.bdeig.org/information-forms.html. There are 10 classes being taught this semester with 2 at the Basic Level, 3 at the Intermediate Level, 4 at the Intermediate/Advanced Level, and 1 at the Advanced Level.

Watch your email for detailed class information. Note that classes are listed in Eastern, Central and Pacific Times.

Students may cancel their class registration before the registration close date and will be refunded their class fees less a $5 administrative fee per class. No cancellations may be made after the registration close date. Registration close date is January 20, 2024. This date may be extended for some classes.

BASIC LEVEL

Bullions (under 35 wraps)

Cast-ons (under 35 casts)

Knots (french, colonial, pistil stitch)

Lazy Daisy

Blanket Stitch

Satin Stitch

Drizzle

Couching

Stem/Outline

Spiderweb Weaving

Registration and Online Payment Process

  1. "Add to Cart" desired class (links below photos)
    • "Continue Shopping" for additional classes
  2. "View Cart" to submit payment via PayPal
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  3. Submit Distance Learning registration form
    • Online, displayed after payment confirmation
  4. Teacher or Education Chair contacts you
    • Contact information on registration form
    • Teacher provides details about joining class
    • Teacher collects Kit money from student and delivers materials
    • Education chair assists with registration or payment problems

Class size is limited

ADVANCED LEVEL

Technical Innovations

Combinations and Speciality stitches

Detached Buttonhole (more than 2 rows 7 loops)

Bullions over 80 wraps

Cast-on over 80 loops

Class size is limited

Membership required

CLASS CLOSED

Class size is limited

Alpine Meadow

Thurs. Feb 8, 1:00-1:30PM Pacific time (Get Acquainted & Technology Practice)
Thurs. Feb 22, 1:00-2:30PM Pacific time (Class 1 of 2)
Thurs. Feb 29, 1:00-2:30PM Pacific time (Class 2 of 2)


Instructor & Designer: Loretta Holzberger

distance learning

Class size is limited

CLASS CLOSED

CLASS CLOSED

Goldwork Berries  $60 USD

On-line Class registration

Have you ever wondered if you can do a bullion stitch or a French knot with that lumpy, bumpy Boucle thread? Join me and learn how simple it can be and create a perfect little spring bouquet while you are learning.

Stitches Included: lazy daisy, straight stitch, stem stitch, couching stitch, leaf stitch, French knot, bullion stitch, cast on stitch


Design Area:    4 in by 3 in


Class Level: Basic

 

Class cost: $45 USD


Kit cost: $15 plus shipping and includes fabric printed with the design, instructions, butterfly button and doodle cloth


Technology required by student: Students need laptop, PC, or tablet with camera and microphone.

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Variations on Basic Stitches

Detached Buttonhole (2 rows 7-loop maximum)

Double cast-on (flat & drizzle styles)

Bullions (35-80 wraps)

Cast-on (35-80 casts)

Needle Weaving

CLASS CLOSED

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CLASS CLOSED

Hat's Off to Shoe $60 USD

Education opportunities without travel. 

Knotted Stitch Sampler $45 USD

class level stitches 

Boucle Garden Sampler $45 USD​​

Class Level: Intermediate/Advanced

 

Class cost: $45 USD


Kit cost: $17.00 includes shipping in US. Includes hand painted silk fabric, lining, screen printed felt padding for birds, beads and instructions.

Technology required by student:Laptop, PC or tablet with camera and microphone.

Alpine Meadow $45 USD​​

CLASS CLOSED

Teacher Biographies: BDEIG Distance Learning January 2024 Registration 

Deborah Goff
has been teaching Brazilian embroidery for over twenty years and has been a seminar teacher, distance learning teacher, and designer since 2006. She started her own business, Deb’s Brazilian Embroidery Lace Art (D’BELA) in 2006. She has taught many classes in Brazilian embroidery and various needle arts at the BDEIG in-person seminar, virtual seminars in 2020 and 2023, distance learning in Fall 2022, Spring and Fall 2023, and several local needle-art guilds and businesses.

Loretta Holzberger
has been teaching Brazilian embroidery since before the guild was formed 30 years ago and has been teaching online classes since fall of 2020.

Deborah Kelley
has been teaching Brazilian Embroidery since 1993 and creating her original Brazilian Embroidery designs since 1994, She has a studio in Roseburg, Oregon where she offers classes periodically. She has taught her original designs to many different BDEIG and EGA chapters across the United States. She also taught six classes at BDEIG's Virtual Seminars and eight classes through the BDEIG Distance Learning program.

Sandy Velin
Sandy Velin has been stitching surface embroidery for most of her life and Brazilian embroidery for about seventeen years. She attends seminar whenever possible, and loves taking classes from many teachers to learn tips and tricks along with improving her technique.



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