Discover Nebraska

Honoring Nebraska Through Quilts

Discover Nebraska Reviews

4th Graders

"I’ll never forget the day you came to our school. Everything was fun what I did. I’m telling my whole family what we did."
"Some of the quilts are so cool I’d even like to make one of them!"
"The thing I enjoyed the most is when you showed us the “Discover Nebraska” quilt."
"The presentation was cool!"
"Please come back and teach us more next year."
"It was a REALLY FUN DAY!"
"I thought that quilts were only for decoration but you taught me that quilts can tell a lot about a person and how they feel."
"Your visit helped us with our Nebraska history."
"Thank you for showing me the fantastic works of art."
"I think you must have loved history when you were a kid."
"My favorite part was when we made the quilts out of paper."
"I really liked the part at the end where you showed us your quilts that you made."
"Some of the quilts are so cool I’d even like to make one of them!"
"I did not know that men liked quilting just as much as women do."
"I’m glad that my school invited you here."
"It was not a regular day, it was a special day!"


"It fit into our Nebraska unit so well."
"I was amazed (and pleasantly surprised) at how interested the students were."
"While many students knew what a quilt was, so many were impressed with the styles, colors and stories related to the quilts."
"The students learned so many facts about Nebraska and at the same time learned about the art of quilting."
"It is a truly a wonderful experience for our 4th graders!"
"You do a great job of weaving Nebraska history into the presentation, along with sharing the many lovely quilts."
"Students are delighted to make their own paper quilt."
"It is a wonderful gift that you give to students and teachers."
"I’ll want you to come back next year…and the next…and the next…and the next…. etc."
"What a perfect connection to our Nebraska studies."
"I’m so impressed with the effort and dedication you put into this program. We look forward to having you back next year."