"The purpose of the Nebraska State Quilt Guild shall be to gather together those individuals who share the common bond of a love for the quilter's art. This bond being one not exclusive to the makers of quilts, but inclusive of those who find interest and worth in the collection and preservation of our fiber arts and heritage. Nor shall there be an exclusion of contemporary work for truly, this is the formation of history and heirlooms for future generations."

- Article II of the Nebraska State Quilt Guild By-Laws
"Scarlet Sampler" - the NSQG 2017 Raffle Quilt

The OFFICIAL Quilt Competition
of the Nebraska 150 Celebration 

"Inspired by Nebraska's Diversity" 

Sponsored by the Nebraska State Quilt Guild

On March 1, 2017, the State of Nebraska will celebrate its Sesquicentennial or 150th year of statehood. Planning is underway to commemorate this historic occasion with a yearlong celebration that will engage, educate and inspire the state’s citizenry while leaving a legacy for future generations.

As part of the celebration, the Nebraska State Quilt Guild is sponsoring a Quilt Competition. The contest is open to anyone with a connection to Nebraska. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three winners with the first place finisher receiving $1,000 purchase award from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. The top three quilts, as well as those receiving honorable mentions, will tour the state during the Sesquicentennial in 2017.
*See Entry Form for details. Share your love and pride in our state by entering a quilt in this exciting competition!

1st Place: $1,000 (Quilt will be acquired by the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln)
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $200

News …

We Have a Winner!

Congratulations to Barb Hinrichs, the winner of the 2016 raffle quilt, "Circles of Fun."

Quilting Events

Be sure to check our Quilting Events page for a list of 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.