Greetings and Hello Teachers!

The South Central Region EGA Seminar 2022 Krewe of Needle and Thread, sponsored by Shreveport Rose Stitchery Guild, will be held June 14-18, 2022 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

This is your invitation to submit proposals and join in the fun!

A variety of 1, 2, and 3-day classes will be offered in several techniques and proficiency levels.  We encourage you to submit a variety of proposals of multiple lengths (1,2, or 3 days) to allow us to balance our schedule.   It is our goal to contract a teacher for all three days if possible.  The classes will be on Thursday June 16th, Friday June 17th, and Saturday June 18th. 

Teacher compensation will include:

  • $425.00 per day for teaching.
  • Economy round-trip airfare, parking at airport and transportation to and from home/airport, or current 2022 IRS mileage rate for traveling by automobile from home to Shreveport, LA.
  • Hotel accommodations-choice of room options are:
    • Private room for four nights-Wednesday through Saturday.
    • Room with another teacher and we pay for five nights.
    • Room with someone other than another teacher who is attending seminar and we will pay your share for five nights.
  • Meals that will be provided during the period of the contract:
    • Three lunches on seminar class days and one seminar banquet.
    • $60.00 per diem for other meals and incidentals.

We look forward to receiving your proposal(s).  Please reply to this email indicating your plan to participate.  Submit your proposal(s) with picture or sketch electronically or by postal service, whichever is convenient for you, no later than September 15, 2020.  As requested by EGA, the “ICNA Standard Proposal Summary Sheet must be the first page of each proposal.  This form, along with other important information, is available on our website at


Dorothy (Dottie) Hogg, Dean of Faculty
SCR Seminar 2022
8524 North Park Place
Shreveport, LA  71107

Proposal Submission Guidelines
SCR Seminar 2022
June 14-18, 2022

Class Offerings

The Shreveport Rose Stitchery Guild of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, (EGA) is hosting the South Central Region (SCR) Seminar Wednesday through Saturday, June 14-18, 2022 at the Convention Center/Hilton in Shreveport, Louisiana.  The teaching opportunities are: 3 days, 2 days, and 1 day.  If the proposed class is less than a 3-day, you must combine 2-day and 1-day classes to total three days.

Teacher Attendance

All classes will be held in Shreveport Convention Center.  Teachers will be expected to arrive no later than Wednesday, June 14, 2022, unless otherwise advised at the time of selection confirmation.


The teaching proposal must be your own concept.  Set-pieces should have a design that is either original and is solely the creative product of the teacher, or an adaptation which has been inspired by another source and has been modified through significant changes.  We encourage you to submit several proposals for each class length for which you would like to be considered so the Faculty Selection Committee has adequate choices.  Please submit a total of no more than four (4) proposals for each class length.

Contracted class projects shall not be taught within SCR for 90 days before seminar or for 90 days following seminar.

Each proposal must include the following information:

  1.  A course description, similar to that required for a seminar brochure, which includes class goals.
  2. A biographical resume’ of not more than one page, which should include your embroidery education or other qualifications relevant to the proposed course, teaching experience, and area of specialization.
  3. Class length (3-day, 2-day or 1-day).
  4.  Design size.
  5. Estimated time for pre-work.
  6. Estimated cost of kit and student supply list or lab fee, if applicable.
  7. Student proficiency level:
    • Basic: the stitcher has no experience in the technique being taught.
    • Intermediate: the stitcher has knowledge of the basic stitches, the materials, and their use in the given technique.
    • Advanced: the stitcher has the ability to execute simple and difficult stitches in the technique.  The stitcher also has knowledge of color and design, which will allow for exploration and creativity.

For a set-piece:

  • A detailed drawing, colored illustration, and/or chart are acceptable.  However, a finished set-piece, work in progress, or photographs of proposed set-piece(s) are preferred. 
  • The type of materials used such as the background fabric, fabric count/canvas mesh, types of threads/yarns, size and types of beads, etc.
  • If a drawing, illustration, or chart is submitted, a worked example of the proposed techniques or an example of the teacher’s work (photographs are acceptable).
  • If the piece is finished in an unusual manner, please indicate if the finishing materials (such as a box or frame) are available for student purchase and are included in the estimated cost.

For a notebook course:

  • A page layout.
  • Photograph of a sample page.

Proposal Presentation: 

Proposal packets may be sent by electronic mail or snail-mail (USPS, FedEx, or UPS).  If proposal packets are snail-mailed they will be returned certified or insured so that the recipient must sign for the package.  Packets will be returned on or before November 15, 2022, at which time teachers will be notified of the class status.  The seminar committee will be responsible for return postage.

Submission via electronic mail: 

  1.  Submit one proposal per email.
  2. All proposals shall be submitted on the same day.
  3. Each page of the proposal should be clearly labeled with the individual project and page number and be identified with the teacher’s name.
  4. Each proposal must have the completed ICNA Standard Proposal Summary Sheet included.
  5. Each teacher must submit one completed Proposal Item Description Sheet summarizing all submissions.
  6. Number each proposal to match its number on the Proposal Item Description Sheet.
  7. Each email must be no more than 20MB in size.
  8. The SCR Seminar Faculty Committee will acknowledge receipt of the teacher’s proposal(s) as listed on her/his Proposal Item Description Sheet.

Submission via snail mail

  1. Place each proposal securely in a separate folder or binder.
  2. Use separate plastic protective sleeves for materials in the folder to protect from undue handling and for safekeeping.
  3. All materials should be clearly labeled with the individual project and identified with the teacher’s name.
  4. Each proposal must have the completed ICNA Standard Proposal Summary Sheet included.
  5. Include a completed Proposal Item Description Sheet listing all items enclosed in the proposal packet.
  6. Number each proposal to match its number on the Proposal Item Description Sheet.
  7. Include a completed return address label.
  8. Mail all items in the same appropriately-sized padded envelope.  The envelope should be reusable.  Proposals must be received no later than September 15, 2020.

Selected Class Pieces

All selected set-pieces MUST be in their final form and available for display at SCR Regional Seminar 2021, in Austin, Texas, June 1,2021.


Please mail proposals to:
Dottie Hogg, Dean of Faculty
SCR Seminar 2022
8524 North Park Place
Shreveport, LA.  71107

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