GUIDELINES FOR INCENTIVE CHARMS
HOUSTON EMBROIDERERS’ GUILD
CHARMS AWARDED FOR COMPLETION OF PROJECTS
An eligible project shall be presented for a charm award in the year in which it is completed. The time when a project was begun is not a consideration; but it must have been completed in the year when the charm is awarded.
PROGRAMS: sea related charms
This charm is awarded for the completion of a previous program which was presented at HEG.
LONG-TERMS: insect charms
This charm is awarded for the completion of a long-term which was taught at HEG.
WORKSHOP: sewing charms. Alternatively, a flower charm may be awarded for a workshop piece completion. This charm is awarded for the completion of a workshop piece which was sponsored by HEG.
CORRESPONDENCE COURSE: heart charm
This charm is awarded for the completion of a Group Correspondence Course. The piece need not be submitted for a critique.
SEMINAR PIECE: western charm
This charm is awarded for the completion of an EGA sponsored seminar piece.
MAGIC BOOK: wizard’s hat charm. Alternately, various other magic charms may be awarded.
This charm is awarded for the completion of 1 large or 2 smaller projects as listed in the Magic Book for the current year. If the magic piece qualifies for a different charm award, the participant may choose which charm she prefers.
CHARMS AWARDED FOR COMPLETION OF SPECIAL PROJECTS
COMMUNITY OUTREACH: Heart charm.
This charm is awarded for completion of items related to community outreach projects.
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: basket charm
This charm is awarded for stitching a piece for the opportunity knocks basket for seminar.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: house charm
This charm is awarded for stitching 2 Habitat for Humanity samplers.
EXHIBIT RIBBONS: ribbon charm
This charm is awarded for stitching 2 ribbons for an HEG exhibit.
CHARMS AWARDED FOR LEADERSHIP
LEADING A PROGRAM: key charm
This charm is awarded for leading an HEG program or series of programs.
LEADING A LONG-TERM: dedication or commitment heart charm. This charm is awarded for leading a long-term class.
CROWNS AND CHAIRS are awarded at President’s discretion.
MISCELLANEOUS NEW MEMBER: miscellaneous charm
Bringing in 2 new primary members.
ANNUAL HEG HEART AND HAND NOMINEE
The heart in hand charm is awarded annually to our HEG nominee.
Participation: year charm or charm appropriate to year’s theme.
BOOT CAMP –
Attending at least 1 day: various patriotic or military themed charm.
REVISED January 8, 2021