Lincoln, NE

NATIONAL QUILTING DAY 2023 – March 18, 9 – 4

The 12th annual National Quilting Day event at the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln is scheduled for Saturday, March 18, 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 current exhibitions. Free parking is available in all University parking lots north of the International Quilt Museum, at 33rd & Holdrege, and across 33rd at Hardin Hall (including restricted lots). 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 International Quilt Museum.

We will offer our always popular Lectures. Join us for an identical morning or afternoon session:
9:30 & 1:00 Colorful Creations with a Needle, Lynette Koelzer
10:15 & 1:45 Water Featured exhibition, Carolyn Ducey
11:00 & 2:30 Finding Your Inspiration in Quilting, Nancy Goff

This year’s family-friendly event features:
Quilts celebrating Lincoln Quilters Guild’s 50th Anniversary
Learn to Quilt, for all ages
Make and take projects for the entire family
Discover Nebraska: Community outreach project
Handwork Demonstrations & Display: Come sit and stitch!
Collection Care in Action: Conservation Workroom
Quilt Exhibitions in the IQM galleries: Water FEATURED: The John M. Walsh III Collection, Uncovering Black History: Quilts From the Collection of Carolyn Mazloomi, Paula Nadelstern’s amazing kaleidoscopic quilts, and more.

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

We hope that you will make plans to attend National Quilting Day 2023!

Updates & additional details on our websites and Facebook pages:
International Quilt Study Center & Museum:
Lincoln Modern Quilt Guild:
Lincoln Quilters Guild:
Nebraska State Quilt Guild: