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The Lincoln Quilters Guild meets at the College View Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4801 Prescott Ave in Lincoln, Nebraska on the second Monday of each month, March through November. (The June meeting is the third Monday.)  

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm and feature a program presented by an invited speaker. You will find the speaker bios and program topics for this year on our Programs & Workshops page. 

Visitors (non-members) are welcome to attend LQG monthly programs – there is a $5 admission fee for first time visitors and a $15 fee for subsequent visits each LQG year. Join or renew with this form.
2018 Raffle Quilt
"Walking on Sunshine"
Quilt made by Vicky Skuodas

Our Next Program and Workshop

Looking for information about other months? Check the Programs & Workshops page.


2018-2019 Programs & Workshops

We have some exciting speakers coming in 2019. More details will be posted on the Programs & Workshops page soon.

March 11, 2019
Mel Beach: “Dare to Dye”
Class:  March 10, 2019 | “Walking Foot WOW!”
Class is on Sunday | melbeachquilts.com  

April 8, 2019
Stephanie Brandenburg: “Origins and Evolution of Frond”
Class:  April 9, 2019 | “TBD”

May 13, 2019
Velda Newman: “A Painter’s Approach to Quilt Design”
Class:  May 14, 2019 | “Texture and Form”

June 17, 2019
Members Appreciation at IQSCM
Class:  June 18, 2019 | “Printmaking”
Sheila Green, LQG Member
July 8, 2019 
Debra Jalbert: “Trunk Show”
Class:  July 9, 2019 | “Leftover Quilt”

August 12, 2019
Edyta Sitar: “TBD”
Class:  August 13, 2019 | “TBD”

September 9, 2019
Diane Harris: “Jingle Bells Trunk Show”
Class:  September 10, 2019 | “Old Fashioned Pine Burr”

October 14, 2019
Lea McComas: “Pictorial Quilt Primer”
Class:  October 15, 2019 | “Thread Painted Portraits”

November 11, 2019
Ilene Bartos: “My Quilting Journey”
Class: November 12, 2019 | “Cracked Boxes”

NATIONAL QUILTING DAY 2019 - March 16, 9 - 4



The 10th annual National Quilting Day event at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This FREE community event includes free museum admission and demonstrations, special lectures and displays, as well as access to the current exhibitions.  Free parking is available in all University parking lots north of Quilt House, at 33rd & Holdrege, and across 33rd at Hardin Hall (including restricted lots).  

We will offer our always popular Lectures.  Join us for the identical morning or afternoon session:
10 am & 1 pm "Collecting and Recollecting: Contemporary Quilts in Western India" - Marin Hanson
10:30 am & 1:30 pm “Quilts of Valor” - Sara Kenny
11:00 am & 2 pm “Crafting Culture” - Claire Nicholas & Surin Kim
11:30 am & 2:30 pm “I Like it All” trunk show - Peg Pennell
Sit down, relax and enjoy this year’s informative programs!  Lunch will be available for those who want to spend the entire day at the Quilt House.

This year’s family-friendly event features: block printing prayer flags and making fabric bracelets, inspired by the quilts from India and Africa.  There will be handwork demonstrations featuring techniques seen in the quilts on display.  Quilts of Valor will be our community outreach program, including a large display of patriotic quilts and a workshop.  Have your picture taken with our "Photo Frame"!  Collection Care in Action will be featured in our Conservation Workroom where guests can learn from volunteers and staff how the museum cares for textiles.

What's new in the quilting industry?  AccuQuilt, Aurifil & Handi Quilter, as well as local shops: Bernina Sewing Center, Cosmic Cow, and Sew Creative, will have all the latest machines and products for you to see.

Guests can tour the quilt exhibitions in the galleries: Collecting and Recollecting: Contemporary Quilts in Western India, From Kente to Kuba: Stitched Textiles from West and Central Africa, Stitching the Transatlantic: Liberian Quilts from the John Singer Collection, Los Desconocidos: Migrant Quilts and Valerie Goodwin: Mapping.

We hope that you will make plans to attend National Quilting Day 2019!


Announcements …

Our Most Recent Newsletter and Email Bulletins

Go to the Newsletters Page to find archived copies of older emails and Plain Print newsletters.

Lincoln Quilters Guild Scholarship

The Lincoln Quilters Guild offers a scholarship for a quilt-related research project not to exceed a total of $1,000 to an individual who meets the following qualifications:
1. A person engaged in studies in the area of textile history or textile conservation at the University of Nebraska, or
2. A person engaged in the study of quilting outside the academic community.
Click on the link below for complete information about the scholarship, application requirements and the application form to be completed and submitted.
http://lincolnquiltersguild.org/cms-data/depot/docs/LQG-Scholarship.pdf

Bonnie Moses
LQG Scholarship Chair 2019

2018-2019 LQG Membership Renewal Time!

LQG memberships for the 2018-2019 year (December 1, 2018 through November 30, 2019) will be accepted beginning with the October 8, 2018 regular LQG meeting.  Membership dues for the 2018-2019 membership year are $50, with an “Early Bird” rate of $40 if submitted or postmarked by December 31, 2018.  ​Details can be found on the Membership page.

Digital Committee Member(s)

If you are someone who loves to work with computers and social media, the Guild is seeking one or two volunteers to assist with the digital tasks. Pat Kant, President at 402-540-7855 or pakant@neb.rr.com.

Quilting Events

Be sure to check our Quilting Events listings for information on quilt shows and other related events scheduled throughout the state or surrounding areas. If you are an organizer of a quilting event, here's how you can add your event to the list.


Featured Articles

Find more posts on the Blog page.

Bright Star Recipient

Congratulations to Sara Kenny, recipient of LQG Bright Star Award at the October guild meeting.  Sara is the Nebraska State Coordinator for the Quilt of Valor Foundation and Chair of the guild’s QOV Committee.  Her nomination ...

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2018 Raffle Quilt

The 2018 Raffle Quilt, "Walking on Sunshine", was made by Vicky Skuodas and quilted by Joyce Nass. "Read More" to find out who won!

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  • "Walking on Sunshine"

2018 Challenge Quilt Winners

The Challenge Quilt winners for “Playing the Angles” were Vicky Bedell first place, second to Martha Turner and third to Patty Ozga. "Read More" to see photos of the quilts.

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  • Challenge Quilts
  • Facetune_09-10-2018-00-39-46

Bright Star Recipient

Congratulations to Sara Kenny, recipient of LQG Bright Star Award at the October guild meeting.  Sara is the Nebraska State Coordinator for the Quilt of Valor Foundation and Chair of the guild’s QOV Committee.  Her nomination ...

Read More
  • "Walking on Sunshine"

2018 Raffle Quilt

The 2018 Raffle Quilt, "Walking on Sunshine", was made by Vicky Skuodas and quilted by Joyce Nass. "Read More" to find out who won!

Read More
  • Challenge Quilts

2018 Challenge Quilt Winners

The Challenge Quilt winners for “Playing the Angles” were Vicky Bedell first place, second to Martha Turner and third to Patty Ozga. "Read More" to see photos of the quilts.

Read More