The Lincoln Quilters Guild welcomes you to our “home” on the internet. You will find lots of information about the guild and our various activities here.  We hope you will enjoy browsing our site and will come visit us in person.

We meet at the College View Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4015 S 49th St., Lincoln, NE. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm. You will find the meeting dates and program details on our Meetings page.

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Guild Meeting: Monday, March 9, 2015
Speaker: Deanne Eisenman
Deanne Eisenman
Deanne has been quilting and designing patterns for over 20 years. She began her pattern design company, Snuggles Quilts, in 2003. The namesake for the company is Snuggles, the family cat. Deanne has successfully marketed her patterns to shops all around the country from her home based business in Osage, IA.

Her favorite technique and specialty is needle-turn hand appliqué and promises to dispel your fears about this technique. Her first book, Country-Fresh Quilts, was published by Martingale & Company on 2003; her second book with Martingale, Scrap Quilts Go Country, was published in 2011. She has also designed many patterns which can be seen on her website. including seasonal and holiday. Her patterns have appeared in many quilt magazines including Quiltmaker, McCalls and Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting.

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March Class

Class: Addie’s Blooms
Instructor: Deanne Eisenman
Date: Monday, March 9, 2015
Time: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Participants will learn a traditional needle-turn method of appliqué. Dianne will share her expertise while helping you master this beautiful technique! Appliqué can also be done by machine.

The pattern Addie’s Blooms was designed especially for our class and is included in the class fee.


National Quilting Day 2015 will be our sixth annual FREE community event held at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, 33rd & Holdrege, Lincoln. Once again, visitors will enjoy free museum admission, demonstrations, lectures, and tours of the current exhibitions. This year, we are offering an ala carte lunch available for purchase for guests who want to spend the entire day at the Quilt House!

You may chose to attend in the morning OR the afternoon, as both times will offer the same lectures, displays and demonstrations! In addition to the four Lectures, guests can chose to see "Collection Care in Action" in our Conservation Workroom. Learn how we care for our textiles from staff and museum volunteers. Crazy Quilt Craze, in the 1st floor gallery will feature a DVD and large display of Crazy Quilts. Sit down, relax and enjoy our programs!

Our volunteers will demonstrate and display a large array of Handwork techniques from all around the World! Learn about techniques used in the exhibitions first hand- Tile quilts, hexagon quilts, appliqué, embroidery and more!
What's new in the quilting industry? Aurifil & Handi Quilter will have all the latest machines and products for you to see. Museum guests can tour the quilt exhibitions in the galleries. Visit with our Quilts of Valor volunteers and sign a block to be included in a quilt. Community Showcase will feature a large exhibit of Quilts of Valor! Have your picture taken with our "Photo Frame!" provided by Lincoln Convention & Tourism.

Free Parking is available in all University parking lots north of the Quilt House and at Hardin Hall at 33rd & Holdrege St. (including restricted lots).

Click here for a printable flyer.
Updates & additional details:
International Quilt Study Center & Museum: www.quiltstudy.org

Sponsored by Lincoln Quilters Guild, Nebraska State Quilt Guild, Aurifil and Handi Quilter

Submitted by Sheila Green, National Quilting Day 2015 Chair
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