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Guild Chapters

New members are welcome to visit one or all of our many chapters located throughout the Richmond area. Choose the chapter that best meets your availability or location needs. You are welcome to attend two meetings for free to see if that chapter is the right fit for you. You may join one, two, or all five chapters (full dues rate to your "home" chapter and then a $10 chapter fee for each additional chapters).

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James River Heritage Quilters

President: Barbara Vonada

Vice: Ellen Davis

Secretary: Sue Ann Bickert

Treasurer: Carol Butler

Programs: Debbie Quitiquit, Margarot Burke, and Sue Cook

James River Quilters, chartered by the Richmond Quilters' Guild in 1980, meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except July) at 6:30 pm at Bon Air Christian Church, 2071 Buford Rd, Chesterfield. Additionally, we have a monthly sit and sew. We are a friendly and creative group of individuals who share a love of the art of quilting and welcome members at any skill level. We support several community programs, including our primary  outreach supporting ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation. We donate quilts so that each incoming patient has a quilt of their own. Our group is highly active in the Richmond Quilters' Guild. We continue to learn by sharing ideas and participating in local classes. 


President: Mary Mills

Vice: Sheryl Bankston

Secretary: Martha Uzel

Treasurer: Anna Williams

Programs: Sue Tillman

Piecemakers, the fifth of the seven original chapters of the Richmond Quilters' Guild, was organized in 1985. Our members' expertise ranges from beginners to advanced, and members are always willing to share their ideas and knowledge with each other. Anyone interested in quilts and quilt making is invited to join our chapter. We meet the second Wednesday of each month (except July) at New Bethesda Baptist Church, located at 9019 New Bethesda Rd, Mechanicsville. A social time at 9:30 am is followed by the business meeting and program at 10:00 am. The meetings offer lectures, demonstrations, workshops, and quilting related programs. As interest in quilting has grown, so has the membership of the Richmond Quilters' Guild. The Guild holds a fall seminar and spring annual meeting each year, and produces a quilt show every three years. Quilting has a unique place in our country's heritage. We are proud to carry on the tradition and pass it on to a newer generation. 


President: Shawne Kaeser

Vice: Diane Phillips

Secretary: Cathy Tyler

Treasurer: Polly Oliver

Programs: Diane Woodruff, Mary Micahel, and Helaine Meadows

Hospitality Chapter meets on the first Thursday of each month (except July) at the Community of Grace Church at 2240 Cranbeck Road, Richmond. This is just off Huguenot Road, just short of the Robious Road intersection. Social time is at 9:30 am and the business meeting and program begins at 10:00 am. We are the oldest chapter of the Guild and the largest, with over 100 members. The chapter's community outreach involves donating quilts to several partnered organizations, and we ask that each member make and donate at least one quilt each year. We participate with other chapters in supporting the Guild Quilt Shows. 

Bits & Pieces

President: Meredith Glasco

Vice: Alana White

Secretary: Jo Dudley

Treasurer: Bradleigh Barthel

Programs: Diane Portwood

Bits & Pieces Chapter meets once a month on the third Saturday at Laurel Hill United Methodist Church, 1919 New Market Road, Richmond. The meeting commences at 10:00 am. Every month we enjoy show and tell, learning new techniques and patterns during the programs, and just spending time together with fellow quilters. We participate in several community outreach projects including making pillowcases for Virginia Treatment Center patients and fleece blanket sets for Massey Cancer Center.  

Crazy Quilters

President: Eileen Green

Vice: Susan Brenzovich

Secretary: Laura Brewer

Treasurer: Suzanne Kampschorer

Programs: Cindy Ward

Charity Angel: Kathy Skelly

Crazy Quilters Chapter meets at Mechanicsville Presbyterian Church, 7339 Atlee Road (corner of Atlee and Signal Hill Road), Mechanicsville at 7:00 pm the first Tuesday of each month. We welcome beginner, intermediate, or accomplished quilters and those interested in fiber art. Our retreats are held on the same weekend of each month that the monthly chapter meeting is held. We begin each day at 9:00 am and end by mutual agreement of those attending. Crazy Quilters members make and donate many quilts to Hanover Safe Place and the MCV Psychiatric Unit. We also make and donate many cat and dog beds, primarily to the Hanover County Animal Control and Shelter, and occasionally to other animal rescue facilities. 

Sew 'n' Sews

President: Barbara Vonada

Vice: Nan Johnson

Secretary: Linda Thompson

Treasurer: Carol Beth Cook

Programs: Betsy Baucom

The Swift Creek Sew 'n' Sews Quilt Chapter meets at the Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway, Midlothian at 7:00 pm the fourth Wednesday of each month (except November and December - see the calendar page for details). We welcome quilters of all skill levels (beginner, intermediate, and accomplished).

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