Saturday, January 02, 2010

The Embroiderers’ Guild of America: Flamingo Fandango RFP

Three Deadlines:
International: January 15, 2010 (POSTMARK)
USA: February 1, 2010 (POSTMARK)

(EMAIL) Deadline: February 8, 2010

Request For Proposals (RFP)/2011 Seminar
The Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc.

The Naples Grand
Naples, Florida
September 11 -16, 2011

Theme: “Flamingo Fandango”

The Sun Region is pleased to host the 2011 Seminar for The Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc. in Naples, Florida. It will be held September 11 -16, 2011 at The Naples Grand. Our theme is “Flamingo Fandango.”

This letter as your invitation to submit proposals for 1-, 2-, and 4-day classes. In addition to the regular classes offered during seminar week (September 12 -16), we plan to offer 1- and 2-day classes on Saturday, September 10 and Sunday September 11, 2011. The seminar committee would like to offer classes in various techniques and proficiency levels.

Please utilize your knowledge and design skills to arrive at compositions which would inspire and challenge our participants.

We are interested in classes that feature one or more of the following:

incorporate color and/or design with a theme or specific technique
allow students some choices for designs, color, stitches and/or materials
have history orientation
feature clothing embellishment
involve projects such as jewelry and three-dimensional items
produce a notebook
allow students the freedom to experiment
Encore (winners from the past) Classes

Our information for preparation and submission of a proposal is located online through the EGA website If you are unable to receive information by e-mail, please send your request to the address below. Proposals should be postmarked by February 1, 2010 (foreign by January 15, 2010). E-mail proposals will also be accepted until February 8, 2010.

The committee is very excited about the work ahead and is looking forward to a wonderful seminar. We need you and your talents to help make it all happen and are looking forward to your submissions.


Request for Proposals [doc]
Proposal Guidelines [doc]
Proposal Summary Sheet [doc]
Proposal Item Description Sheet [doc]



Donna Christie
2011 Seminar Chair

Barbara Harrison
2011 Dean of Faculty
805 Blvd of Champions
Shalimar, FL 32579-2154
(phone) 850-651-2598