Step 1: An original design or an adaptation for a family or historical cross stitch embroidery.
Step 2: An original design or an adaptation for an Assisi embroidery.
Step 3: An original, adapted or provided design for blackwork with specific stitch pattern requirements.
Step 4: An original, adapted, or provided design for pulled thread embroidery with specific stitch requirements.
Step 5: An original design or adaptation for a Hardanger embroidery, along with samples of finishing techniques.
Step 6: An original design demonstrating Master Craftsman ability and incorporating a specified combination of counted thread techniques.
Judging: April and October
Judging Criteria: Workmanship, design and color, shading, and stitch selection.