Nebraska 150 Quilt Competition
“Inspired by Nebraska’s Diversity”
A Signature Event of the NE 150
The Nebraska 150 Quilt Competition is endorsed by the Nebraska 150 Commission as a "Signature Event!" There were 37 entries from Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Michigan and Maryland. The judges were Nebraska’s 1st Lady, Susanne Shore (NE 150 Commission), Dr. Carolyn Ducey (IQSCM) and Dianne Thomas (NSQG).
The first prize quilt maker, Dorothy Heidemann-Nelson of Lincoln won $1,000 from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum and her quilt will be a part of the museum’s permanent collection. The Nebraska State Quilt Guild provided $300 prize for the 2nd place quilt made by Lynn Greer of Edgar, NE and $200 for 3rd place awarded to Marilyn Rembolt of Lincoln.
60 guests attended a luncheon at Quilt House on Saturday, February 18 when winners were revealed.
Sheila Green, Chair Nebraska 150 Quilt CompetitionClick here to see all 37 entries and their stories in a pdf.Click here for photos of the quilts in a placemat layout. (pdf)
Display Travel ScheduleJan 17-Feb. 25
IQSCM, Lincoln, Beavers Gallery all entries displayedFebruary 18
IQSCM luncheon to reveal winnersFeb 29 – Mar 16
Nebraska History MuseumMarch 18
IQSCM National Quilting Day, IQSCM, LincolnApril 20-22
NE Fed. Women’s Club State Convention, SewardMay 1-31
Prairie Art Center, North PlatteJune 22-24
Omaha Quilt Show, LaVista Conference Center, OmahaJuly 1-22
Seward, Civic Center for 4th of JulyJuly 27-30
QuiltNebraska, KearneyAug 8-25
Cozad Wilson Public LibraryAug 26-Sept 3
Stuhr Museum, Grand Island, during NE State FairSept. 8- 29
Morton-James Library, Kimmel Gallery, NE City Applejack FestivalOct.12-14
Threads Across Nebraska, KearneyOct. 21-22
Seward Sesquicentennial Quilt ShowOct 26-28
Cottonwood Quilt Show, ElkhornOct. 30-Nov. 15
Clarkson Public Library, Clarkson
Travel dates and locations are subject to change.