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
   2020 - 2021 PPQG Officers / Committee Chairs:

   President: Janice Stuhmer
   Vice President: Tina Johnson
   Secretary:  Mahria DePaolo
   Treasurer:  Libby Mader
   Treasurer's Assistant:  Vanessa Green
   Parlamentarian:  Missy Lemons
   Membership:  Anita Polansky, Sandi Griepenstroh
                          Carol Phillips
   Librarian:  Donnise Larsen 
   Historian:  Beth Engler
   Programs:  Sandi Griepenstroh, Natalie Meyer
   Courtesy:  Pam Ogden
   Publicity:   LInda Lesiak
   Newsletter:  Penni Jensen
   Community Projects: Susie Powell, Kay Knowles
​   Website:  Vicki Bartels
   Yearbook: Lisa Foglesong
Next Meeting:

Thursday, November 12
7:00 p.m

Program
Susie Walker from The Quilting Shack in Broken Bow, NE has cancelled her presentation because of Covid.  We will reschedule for next fall.
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We are still meeting this month.  Please remember to bring a decorated tea towel for the Christmas Exchange if you wish to participate and the 
Quilt A Tune Fall Challenge  will be due.

For a special show and tell we are asking you to bring one of your favorite
seasonal quilts or an item for a specific holiday.  

2020 - 2021 Calendar

January 14:      Sandi Griepenstroh: "Adventures with Rulers and                            Specialty Tools" Lecture and Trunk Show

February 11:    Connie Lange from Norfolk, NE: Certified Judy Niemeyer                            instructor; Lecture and Trunk Show

February 12:    Workshop: Judy Niemeyer paper piecing technique

March 11:         Material Girl Quilt Shop: Lecture and Trunk Show

April 8:            Trunk Show by National Teacher Tonya Alexander from                              Ferndale, WA; Author of several books; Teacher; Owner of                         Stash Lab Quilts

April 9/10:      Workshop with Tonya Alexander

May 13:          Suzanne Milbourn and Carmen Ostrander:  Suzanne is an                         award-winning State Fair quilter.  She, along with her                                 sister Carmen, will present a Trunk Show and talk about                             what it takes to make a great entry for the fair.





Quilt School
Classes held 6-6:30 prior to meetings

January 14    Sandi Griepenstroh: Organization

February 11    Need a volunteer

March 11    Kaye Mattson: Orphan Blocks

April 8    Anna Wills: Ultimate flying geese ruler

May 13    No class, Salad Supper and Election of                 Officers