CHARTER MEMBERS Charter members Lila Launer, Kathy Murphy, Ann Paulson, and Faith Perry continue their membership in the Guild today.
Organized in Fremont, Ne. on March 30, 1982.
Programs focus on needlecrafts, history, patchwork, piecing and quilting.
Meetings and workshops feature local, regional and national instructors.
Prairie Piecemakers supports the Nebraska State Guild Preservation Project.
A silver level sponsor of the International Quilt Museum at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. The guild “adopted” a Pennsylvania Feathered Star Quilt (#367), 1860. As a supporter of the International Quilt Museum Building Fund, the guild is recognized on the major donor wall and guild donor wall of the IQSC Museum which opened in 2008. Members volunteer to care for the center’s quilt collection.
Host a quilt show every other year with members constructing and raffling a quilt.
Past spring flings, bus trips.
Monthly service projects.
Past participation in the State Fair, Homesteaders Fair and Eco Fair.
Helped fund appraisals of the quilts at the May Museum.
Annual challenge projects.
PAST PRESIDENTS 1983/84-2021/22 Sara Dillow Mary Lou Carlson Sue Norris Dolores Bang Jean Gausman Deb Hallstrom Cheryl Nelson Sara Hoegemeyer Pat Young Les Parr Lorraine Peterson Valarie Witte Lois Krohn Denise Hendricksen Mary Burmeister Sharon Sutton Lori Preston Ellen Vollmer Mary Thayer Karen Ruwe Sandy McDuffee Scott Flanagan Ann Paulson Jan Larsen Twila Sass Marilyn Bonow Marilyn Bonow Jill Norenberg Fran Steinert Teri Wolfe Sheri Ruwe Pam Schroeder Karen Ruwe Susan Williams Dana Calta Debra Schroeder Donna Nielsen Janice Havranek