Won't you join us?

The Lincoln Quilters Guild meets at the College View Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4015 S 49th St. in Lincoln, Nebraska on the second Monday of each month, March through November.  Meetings begin at 7:00 pm with a program presented by invited speakers. You will find the speaker bios and program topics for this year on our Lectures & Classes page.
2016 Raffle Quilt  "American Pride"
2016 Raffle Quilt
“American Pride"

LQG Members,

You are invited to submit a quilt that you have made to be included in upcoming materials promoting the Lincoln Quilters Guild biennial quilt show this October. The deadline for submission is July 20th, at noon.

Selected quilts will support this year's quilt show theme, "Celebrating Community," and the show's community outreach to the Food Bank of Lincoln, as they will be professionally photographed in creative situations around our Lincoln community.

Both traditional and modern quilts with patriotic, family, children, animal, nature, floral and Husker themes, and also mini quilt, are desired. Your quilt does not have to be one that will be exhibited at this year's quilt show.

To participate, email a snapshot of ONE quilt, its dimensions, and your contact information to: holly.zemke@yahoo.com, no later than noon on July 20, 2016.

Holly Zemke, publicity chair, 2016 LQG Quilt Show


Guild Meeting: Monday, August 8, 2016
Speaker: Jenny Doan
Program: Trunk Show with Jenny

Veteran quilter Jenny Doan has risen to stardom in the quilting world with her YouTube tutorials. A former costume designer, mother of 7 children and grandmother to 21 grandchildren, Jenny is beloved for her approachable demeanor and contagious enthusiasm for quilting. Jenny and her loving husband live in the small town of Hamilton, Mo., where they run the Missouri Star Quilt Co. with several of their children.

Now's your chance to meet YouTube quilting "sewlebrity" Jenny Doan of the Missouri Star Quilt Company. Jenny has created over 300 easy-to-follow videos to help millions of quilters around the world. At this special lecture and signing, Jenny will cover her favorite tips and tricks in person.
You'll learn how to use precuts to make beautiful quilts come together like magic. You'll love learning with Jenny as you laugh at her fun stories and witty charm.

Jenny's website: www.missouriquiltco.com

Class: Disappearing 9 Patch
Instructor: Jenny Doan
Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The Disappearing Nine Patch is a simple variation on the traditional ... This is an ideal pattern for a scrap quilt and great way to use those charm square packs. An easy disappearing nine patch quilt pattern that's perfect for quilters of all skill levels, including beginners. The results are several varying patterns – it will be fun to look for the possibilities.
And the best part is it is easy and fun to put together a quick quilt, which will look like a complex pattern…. Really!!!

Click here for the registration form and supply list.

News …

Quilt Show

Check the Quilt Show page for updates on the show to be held October 6-8, 2016 at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 84th & Pioneers. You can start entering your quilts now.

LQG Awards

We are now accepting nominations for the 2016 LQG Awards.  Download this form to submit your nomination. Learn more about the LQG Awards on the About the Guild page.

New Policy

When attending the monthly meeting, all members (new and old) are asked to register their presence at the 'check in' table in the foyer. There is a $5.00 charge for visitors attending.

QNE 2016

QuiltNebraska 2016, the Nebraska State Quilt Guild's annual convention, is in Lincoln this year, July 28-31 at the Cornhusker Hotel. Registrations have closed, but the Vendor Mall and quilt displays are open to the public. Details can be found on the QuiltNebraska website.

Quilt Contest

The Nebraska State Quilt Guild is sponsoring a Quilt Competition as a part of the Nebraska Sesquicentennial celebration. You’ll find details and an entry form on the guild’s website, nsqg.org.

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.