The Silver State
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the Silver State
State flower: Sagebrush
State tree: Single-leaf Pinon and Bristlecone Pine
State capital: Carson City
State bird: Mountain Bluebird
To do the tourist thing, call 1-800-638-2328
Click here for books on Nevada State Quilts
The Quilt Guild of the Silver State
has Chartered Chapters - Individual members from all over the State of
Nevada, as well as from surrounding states. We present an Annual Judged Quilt
Show along with the Fallon Outdoor Festival of Quilts. Our 2010 show is already
shaping up with a week of workshops with fifteen national/published teachers, 40
plus vendors, a daily Afternoon Tea, evening Banquets, an Appraiser and the play
"Quilters" presented during the week. Visit our website for more information and
forms to pre-register for this year's show.
- Battle Mountain
Battle Mountain Quilt Guild has
approximately 20-25 members who pay dues of $20.00 per year. Annually
a quilt is constructed and raffled by the members. Business meetings
are on the third Thursday of each month. After the meeting we shop (We
meet at the local quilt shop), visit and have refreshments. Past
activities include members choose blocks each month for each member to
make for themselves, children's/babies charity quilts, secret sisters,
round robins, row robins etc. and quilt shopping road trips. This
quild truly knows how to have fun. Guild meets at Thimbles and Quilts
in Battle Mountain, Nevada, at 7:00 p.m. the third Thursday of each
Silver Sage Quilt Guild. We meet every fourth
Monday of the month at the Girl Scout house near the city park. at
7pm. We have a block of the month swap, door prize drawings, different
projects, our quilt raffle of course and every two years we sponsor a
very large quilt show at the Elko Convention Center. We also have
several sewing circles throughout the county.
Sagebrush Quilters meet every Wednesday evening
6:00 p.m. and all day quilt last Wednesday of every month. e-mail
Carson Valley Quilt Guild is 125+ members strong. We meet at the United Methodist Church in Gardnerville on the 4th Mondays of each month. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a general meeting at 7:00 p.m. We have National Speakers twice a year. Annual Dues is $25 per member due January each year. We have a quilt show every even numbered year and offer cash awards for winning entries that are open to all quilters. Contact us at www.cvqg.com or President Sarah Jo McKee at email@example.com.
Las Vegas Quilters. This member driven guild meets monthly at the west Charleston Library and has an annual retreat in St. George, UT. Visit our website for dates and upcoming events.
Desert Quilters of Nevada We are Desert Quilters of Nevada. As a guild we just celebrated our 25th Anniversary. We have an annual show, retreat, and quarterly meetings. Come and join us if you want to learn more about quilting. We also have smaller groups that meet at various times and places though out the month. Click on our website to find out more!
Las Vegas Modern Quilt Guild.
We are the Las Vegas Chapter of the national Modern Quilt Guild. We
have show-and-tells, tutorials, sew days, charity sewing projects,
swaps, challenges, and chat a bunch. Visit our website for more
Spirit Mountain Quilt Guild. We're about 25 members & growing-dues are $15/year. Business meetings are at 6:30 on the 1st Thursday at the Senior Center in Laughlin (dark July, August & Sept) Sewing day is on the 3rd Saturday at the Laughlin Library. Block of the Month, show & tell, mystery quilts, workshops and charity sewing projects. Visitors & new members always welcome, come join us!
Shadow Mountain Quilters
This multi-talented group of women meets every Thursday to sew and visit. On any meeting day you are likely to see us working on quilts, knitting, crocheting and embroidering, etc. Show and tell is always fun and inspiring.
Quilters of Reno, Nevada, has more than 100 members. AM meetings
on second and fourth Fridays and PM on third Monday. $21 annual
membership. Monthly Newsletter, classes, annual Quilt Show in
September. Children's Cabinet, Neo-natal quilts, and Hospice gowns
donated. Opportunity Quilt Raffle for select Charity each year. Not
for profit organization.
HumminBolt Quilter's Guild. We have about sixty members who pay $10 a year in dues. We meet at 6:00 P.M. every third Monday at the Senior Citizen's center on First St. Some of our activities are Block of the Month, Round Robins, door prizes, and Decade Blocks. We sponsor a bazaar in November. We are service oriented and sponsor a scholarship each year for a Wells High School Graduate, as well as making quilts for hospitals. Our dues are donated each year for a community project.
Winnemucca Crazy Quilters Guild. We meet every Monday evening at 7 p.m. We make and give lap quilts to Harmony Manor. We do mystery quilts, classes and some travelling to shops and shows.