Welcome!

Browse through this site and you will find a wide range of information about the Nebraska State Quilt Guild. If you’re not already a member, we hope you will join us! As a member, you will receive our newsletter six times a year, either the paper version, or the online version (your choice). You will also be supporting the community outreach programs of the guild. Two of our most popular programs are the regional Quilt Gatherings we sponsor and the Library Project, where we donate quilting books to public libraries in the state every year.

Click here for a membership form.

National Quilting Day 2016

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 19, 2016. Plans are in the works for a fabulous day at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln. This will be our 7th annual event sponsored by the Lincoln Quilters Guild and the Nebraska State Quilt Guild. Contact Sheila Green if you are able to volunteer during the day.

This is an exciting year as the construction of the $7 million addition is complete and the museum’s galleries have expanded to double their previous size!

Cuddle Quilts will be our featured Outreach Project. Other displays will include Hand Stitching, Improvisational Quilting, Men’s Quilts, tessellations. Our commercial exhibitors will have all the latest to show us!

Click here for all the details.
Click here for a flyer to share.
QNE2016

QuiltNebraska 2016

Check out the QuiltNebraska website!

QuiltNE 2016 Scholarship
Have you ever thought of attending the NSQG Convention (called QuiltNE) but just haven’t? Or perhaps you know of someone who you think would enjoy attending QuiltNE, but just hasn’t. Please continue reading and make the effort to nominate yourself or another….

The Nebraska State Quilt Guild will once again offer a scholarship(s) to attend QuiltNE 2016 July 28-31, 2016 held at the Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln, NE.
Apply for this scholarship by following these established rules.
1. The scholarship is available to those 18 years and older.
2. The nominee may not have attended the convention prior to 2016.
3. The name of the nominee may be submitted by yourself or another.
4. A brief write-up of the nominee should be submitted with their name, phone number and address by March 2, 2016.
5. The winner(s) of the scholarship will be selected at the March 5, 2016 NSQG Board Meeting.
6. The scholarship covers the tuition for classes and meals during QuiltNE2016. It does not cover lodging or Quilt History Day.

Send your nomination to: Sandra K Kosch 355 S. Walnut St Shelby, NE 68662

2016 Raffle Quilt

”Circles of Fun” was unveiled at QuiltNebraska 2015. Read about it on the Raffle Quilts page.
Circles of Fun

Circles of Fun

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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!

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

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QuiltNebraska 2015

Mike Dunetts has posted photos he took at QuiltNebraska 2015 in Norfolk. You can browse through the gallery at http://mandrphotography.zenfolio.com/qne2015.

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Quilting Events
Be sure to check our Quilting Events page for a list of quilt shows and other related events scheduled throughout the state. If you are an organizer of a quilting event, please send information to be included to webmaster@nsqg.org.

New Newsletter Editor

The NSQG Board of Directors has appointed the contract for newsletter Editor to:
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Chris Frazer
P.O. Box 125
Pleasanton, Nebraska 68866
newsletter@nsqg.org
All newsletter articles need to be sent to her effective November 19th, 2015.

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State Fair
The list of winners in the Quilt competition can be found here. (The results in other departments are here.)

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