Activities

  1. Meeting Programs

    Guild Meeting Presentations

    Every monthly guild meeting is at:
    German American Society
    3717 S 120th St
    Omaha, NE 68144

    Click for Map

    2nd Tuesday of each month, September thru May at 7 pm.
    Rising Stars meets at 6 pm

    Speaker Line-up for 2016-2017 Guild Year

    Sept 13th, Connie Lange
    Judy Niemeyer Certified Instructor

    Oct 11th, Mickey Lawler
    Creating your own fabric

    Nov 8th, Joen Wolfrom
    Color & Pattern Drafting

    Dec 13th: Holiday Party

    Jan 10th: Helping Hands Workshop

    Feb 14th: Colleen Wise
    Trunk Show

    Mar 14th: Anna Faustino
    Trunk Show

    April 11th: Flavin Glover
    The care and feeding of the patchwork design

    May 9th: Cathy Geier
    Trunk Show

    Our Earlier Guild Programs & Classes from 2015 – 2016 year

    • May 2016: Teresa Coenen of Stitching Tree from Woodbine, IA
    • April 2016: Doris Deutmeyer of Fabrications from Dyersville, IA
    • March 2016: Lyric Kinnard from Car, NC
    • Feruary 2016: Peg Pennell from Ashland, NE
    • November: Shelly Burge of Lincoln, NE
      www.shellyburge.com
    • October: Joe Cunningham
      www.joethequilter.com
    • September: Teresa Duryea Wong
      www.thirdfloorquilts.com
  2. Classes & Workshops

    Classes & Workshops

    The guild sponsors many classes and workshops through the year, usually taught by our monthly speakers. It’s a fun way to learn new techniques and to get your fellow guild members.

    SUPPLY LISTS WILL BE POSTED AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE

    Register Online for a Workshop

    REGISTRATION: You may register online for one or more workshops on this page and send your check by postal mail service. We do not accept credit cards or Pay Pal – just cash in person or check by mail. We must receive payment to reserve your place in the class. If you need to cancel your attendance at the workshop, we require fourteen days notice for a refund.

    All classes are held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 330 West Halleck Street, Papillion, NE unless otherwise noted.

     

    Class: Spring Flowers

    Anna Faustino, Tuesday, March 14, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    annafaustino2Anna Faustino from Tobyhanna, PA (www.newtechquilts.com): The Spring Flowers project will show you how to use the simple curvy weaving technique to create the background for a quilt; there are no seams, blocks, or patches. The quilt is made from two pieces of fabric cut into curvy strips then woven together. Appliqué and embellishments can be added on top.

    Supply List

    annafaustino3Cost: $45.00
    Kit Fee: $50 includes complete project materials
    Register Now

    Class: Log Cabin Patchwork Houses

    Flavin Glover, April 11, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    flavingloverquiltflavingloverquilt2A workshop designed for Log Cabin enthusiasts who want to learn the construction techniques found in original house quilts: Around the Corner, Carolina Row, Hilltop Houses, New quilts such as Elevations, Tuscany, Brownstones, Rainbow City, and Chestnut Hill provide inspiration and guidance. Start to build one of these Log Cabin House quilts, or your choice, using either a basic square or rectangular Log Cabin block. You can select the sale of the quilt houses “constructed” and personalize your own color scheme. This hands-on class enables you to machine stitch blocks are you learn efficient, streamlined construction techniques.

    Supply List

    flavinglover
    Cost: $45.00
    Register Now

    Class: Strip Appliqué Landscape

    Cathy Geier, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    cathygreierquiltSuccessful strip pieced and appliqued landscapes require a small amounts of MANY different fabrics. I used 32 alone in Pink Azaleas at Sunset! Because of this, kits will cost between $25 – $40. You can choose to use or not use a kit to complete your landscape quilt.
    Supply List
    cathygreierbookCost: $45.00
    Kit Fee: $25-40 depending on project choice
    Register Now
  3. Rising Stars

    Rising Stars

    Rising Star meets at 6:00 pm on the second Tuesday of the month just before our General Assembly Meeting.  Please come join us for a variety of tips, techniques and more.
    For additional information, please contact risingstars@omahaquiltersguild.org.

  4. Bus Trip

    Bus Trip

    The good news is we do have a chairperson willing to undertake this activity! When more information becomes available the we will make sure this site is updated.

  5. Camp WannaMakeaBlankie

    Camp WannaMakeaBlankie

    Quilters, register now for Camp Wannamakeablankie this fall!
    We will gather at Camp Carol Joy Holling October 20-22, 2017 for sewing, conversation and fun! No specific project or skill is required. Just bring those projects or UFO’s and have uninterrupted sewing time.

    Costs this year:
    Maximum # of guests you wish in your room:
    1 – $297 single occupancy (please pay $148.50 or $297)
    2 – $235 per person (please pay $117.50 or $235)
    3 – $209 per person (please pay $104.50 or $209)
    4 – $187 per person (please pay $93.50 or $187)
    5 – $160 per person (please pay $80 or $160)

    You can register now!

    Camp WannaMakeaBlankie Registration Form

    Questions should be sent to Vicki Hoskovec at camp@omahaquiltersguild.org

  6. Spring Fling

    Spring Fling

    springfling2017 Spring Fling is February 3rd, 4th & 5th
    This will be a great opportunity to take a mid-winter break and spend time with fellow quilters, get caught up on unfinished projects, and get inspired by the creativity of others.

    Friday, February 3rd – Check in begins at 3:00 p.m.
    Sunday, February 5th, – Check out by 1:00 p.m.

    Bring snacks to share with everyone.  There is a refrigerator and microwave.  Coffee, tea, and water are provided, but no soft drinks are available, so you need to bring them if you want them.

    The cost is $130.00 for a double room and $150.00 for a single room.

    REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 10th, 2017.  Space is limited, so register early.

    Spring Retreat Registration Form

    Please make checks payable to: Omaha Quilter’s Guild
    Mail registration and payment to: Gerry Cordes    711 So. Jackson St.  Papillion, NE 68046
    For questions please contact Gerry at 402-880-355

    We hope to see you there!

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