The Prairie Pioneer Quilters were organized in August of 1986 to encourage an appreciation 
of the art of quilting by providing educational meetings, travel, fellowship and the promotion
 of a variety of quilting activities.  

Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, August through May (except December).  

St. Leo's Catholic Church
2410 South Blaine Street
Grand Island, NE
Prairie Pioneer Quilters
Grand Island, Nebraska
   2019 - 2020 PPQG Officers / Committee Chairs:

   President: Shirley Walgren
   Vice President: Janice Stuhmer
   Secretary:  Janet Kosmicki
   Treasurer:  Natalie Meyer
   Treasurer's Assistant:  Libby Mader
   Parlamentarian:  Missy Lemons
   Membership:  Anita Polansky, Judy Brott, Debbie Krugman
                          Carol Phillips, Teri Maloy
   Librarian:  Donnise Larsen 
   Historian:  Beth Engler
   Programs:  Nancy Cramer and Kaye Mattson
   Courtesy:  Sandra Towne
   Publicity:   LInda Lesiak
   Newsletter:  Penni Jensen
   Community Projects: Susie Powell
​   Website:  Vicki Bartels
Next Meeting: 

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Quilt School:  Using your embroidery machine for quilts with Anna Wills

Bonnie Kucera from Martell, NE:  
Field of Dreams - The Story

2019 - 2020 Calendar

March 7:  Spring Fundraiser at Heartland Lutheran High School.
                Will be a brunch, need volunteers, more info to come.

March 12:  Bonnie Kucera from Martell, NE.  
                    "Field of Dreams - the Story."  
                    Friday, March 13: Field of Dreams workshop, an easy to make                     scrap quilt at Quality Sew & Vac

April 2:  Gretchen Barclay from Scandia, KS.
                "What Not to Quilt" Trunk Show.  
                Note:  change of date and place.  Meeting will be at Grace                 Lutheran Church, 545 Memorial Drive in Grand Island.

May 14:  Barb Blincow from Hebron, NE.
                "Accepting the Challenge"
                Day Class: 4-Patch Scramble at Quality Sew & Vac
                "The Whole Shebang" Challenge Due

Fat Quarter Lotto for March
We all love fabric. And free fabric is even better! At each of our monthly meetings, for those who are interested in participating: bring one or more fat quarters and receive a ticket for each. Winners will be drawn and announced at each meeting.

National Quilting Day

The 11th annual National Quilting Day event at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln will be held Saturday, March 21 from 9 - 4.  
This FREE community event for all ages includes free museum admission, demonstrations, lectures, displays, and access to the current exhibitions.  

More information can be found on their website:  

March Workshop
Bonnie Kucera will be teaching a workshop called Field of Dreams on Friday, March 13th at Quality Sew and Vac. Bonnie says “if you love to play with fabric and create
something that is insanely easy, this is the class for you!

In the class you will be making a wall hanging of 5 blocks which can be turned into a bed size quilt by just keeping on making more blocks. The choice is yours! The class is from 9 am to 3:30pm and the cost is $30.
Please see Kaye Mattson at the Febr. Meeting to sign up. It’s going to be lots of fun.  

MMQ announces seminar registration

Midwest Machine Quilters – MMQ- welcomes Julia Quiltoff, of Kansas City, on Saturday, April 4th, 2020 at the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln, NE. The seminar is from 9:00-4:00pm.

Her topics are: Borders out of Nowhere, Quilt that Shape and Break the Space.

Registration will begin the end of January on Facebook
April 2nd: PPQG meeting will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 545 Memorial Drive.