Board Members

and

Guild Activities

Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild 2013-14 Board Members

President, Peggy Dachbach-Martin

Treasurer, Loretta Holzberger

Secretary, Connie Elsdon

Members at Large, Ann Hudson & Joan Artz

Membership, Debbie Goff

Seminar Chairman, Bonnie Fletcher

Newsletter Editor, Charlene Newlin

President Elect, Sandy Velin

Seminar Chair Elect, Ruby Scruggs

Past PresidentRosalie Wakefield

   

(You may contact any of the officers for guild information with their e-mail hyperlinks)

2013- 2014 Commitee Chairs

Archivist

Juanita Chase

Documentation

Loretta Holzberger

Historian

Mary Peterson

Standards

Ruby Scruggs

Auditor

Jean Lindsey

Education

Pam Cole

Officer Nominations

Kaaren Arndt

Teacher Liasion

Phyllis Debertin

Budget

Loretta Holzberger

Facilities

Pam Cole

Parliamentarian

Debbie Kelley

Ways and Means

Joyce Slater

Conduct

Penny Oliver

Flower of the Year

Mary Crichton

Publicity

Pat Kamperschroer

Website

Patti Lee

 

Flower of the Year

Many years ago our past president, Mary-E. Crichton,  presented seminar members each with a packet of Scabiosa seeds, (the pincushion flower) and challenged us all to grow them and come back with a stitched version.  This was the beginnings of our "Flower of the Year".  Each year thereafter, members put names of flowers in a ballot box, and near the end of seminar, a name is drawn to be the Flower of the Year.  All members are encouraged to stitch their version of the flower and enter them in competition at the Show and Share Exhibit at Seminar.  

For 2014, the Flower of the Year is the Daisy

So, look at your seed catalogs, check the Internet, and start stitching! 

Over the years these flowers have been chosen as Flower of the Year:

Scabiosa - 1998
Peony - 1999
Columbine - 2000 (Chosen for the Columbine High disaster
Rose - 2001
Fuchsia - 2002
Iris - 2003
Bleeding Heart - 2004
Hosta - 2005
Sweet Bea - 2006
Pansy - 2007

Hibiscus - 2008
Carnation - 2009
St. John's Wort - 2010
Orchid - 2011
Dogwood - 2012
Lily - 2013
Daisy - 2014

Hollyhocks is the 2015 Flower of the Year

 

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