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Announcements

August Speaker - Monday 8/8/22


Are you ready for our August program and workshop?  Dana Jones will be presenting Pagtinabangay: The Quilts and Quiltmakers of Caohagan Island.  You’ll be transported to a tiny island — just 13 acres — in the central Philippines as you enjoy images and stories of the colorful quilts and the more than 100 quilt makers of Caohagan Island. You’ll see photos of more than 50 of these handmade, one-of-a-kind quilts - plus be introduced to the unique techniques developed by these quilt makers whose tools are simply fabric and scissors, needle and thread. 

 
More information about the speaker



August Workshop - Tuesday 8/9/22

Dana's workshop will be held on Tuesday morning (1/2 day) at the College View Seventh-Day Adventist Church - 4801 Prescott Avenue (Hartland Hall A).  (NOTE: location change).  The title of the workshop is Fabulous Freeform.  This improvisational cutting and piecing technique created by Pam Rocco, formerly a columnist for Quilters Newsletter, is fun and quick. Each student’s quilt will be a unique creation.


Workshop information and Registration 

Bonnie Kucera is the winner!


Congratulations to Bonnie Kucera for her winning quilt at the Lancaster County Super Fair.  Bonnie Kucera's quilt is the Grand Champion, Best of County, Bed Quilt Class Q125 (pieced, more than 15 fabrics, machine quilted, Made by two or more).
 
Bonnie is a member of both the Lincoln Quilters Guild and the Lincoln Modern Quilt Guild.
 
Special thanks to all of those LQG members who volunteered at the fair in hanging quilts, white glove, and judging.  Also, kudos goes to Meylonie Schatz and Carolyn Garner for making and delivering the fair ribbon to the Event Center.

Reminders 


The Awards committee looks forward to receiving nominations for outstanding guild members.  These are people who have made a significant contribution to the guild, and may qualify for:
  • LQG Life Member – This is the highest honor given to an LQG member. It is awarded for a lifetime of achievement and significant contributions to the Guild. (This is an award that is infrequently given.)
  • LQG Bright Star Award – This is given to members for consistent achievement and continuing involvement for the betterment of the Guild over a period of time. (For achievement beyond the Shining Star level, but less that the level for a Life Member Award.)
  • LQG Shining Star Award – This is given to members for a significant contribution to the Guild. (It may be for a single project or for an ongoing project.)
 Deadline for submitting the forms is September 1st, and the awards will be presented at the October meeting. Instructions and forms for submitting a member for an award are on our website. 

Awards Nomination Form

Threads Across Nebraska, October 7-8, 2022


Be sure to attend this event at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds Expo Building 3807 Avenue N Kearney, NE.  Sheila Green is the featured quilter for the event, and Sandi Griepenstroh is providing a class.  Check out all of the activities at the Nebraska State Quilt Guild website.

The Lincoln Quilt Guild has been asked to provide quilts for show.  If you have a quilt you would like to share at the show, please contact Nancy Anderson or bring the quilt to the next meeting.  A Lincoln Quilt Guild member will transport the quilts to / from the event.

 

IQM Friends Art Market, November 18 & 19


This will be the 8th annual in-person event (no Art Market at home this year). Fifteen – twenty vendors will be showing and selling their work along with the IQM Friends table.  The Friends group is currently accepting donations for the Friends table.  This may include artwork, fabric, notions, aprons, quilts / quilt tops / blocks / kits, knitted or crocheted items, and other hand-made items such as potholders, coasters, wine bottle covers, table runners, and placements.  No books, magazines or patterns will be accepted.  Your donations can be brought to the IQM table at the Guild meetings August through November.  They can also be brought to IQM on August 23rd if attending the Volunteers Brunch.  Cards with information about donations and the event will be on the information table at our regular meetings.
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