Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild

Develop and Encourage the Growth and Development of Modern Quilting through Education and Community Activities

Save the Date – Annual Retreat!

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2018 Retreat Save the Date


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Proposed Amendments to the By-Laws

Article IX: 9.1 Amending the By-Laws provides that the Executive Council may propose an amendment to our By-Laws at any time. The proposed amendment(s) must be electronically proposed via the Guild’s website two weeks prior to a regular meeting. Voting will occur at that meeting with a majority of the members attending constituting an affirmative response.

The Executive Council proposes the following amendments to the Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild’s By-Laws to be voted on at our September 5, 2017 regular meeting.

Article I: Name, Purpose and General Matters

 1.6 Annual Meeting

 [Current: The January meeting of The Guild will be considered the Annual Meeting where elections are held, the budget is presented for approval and the President and Treasurer will deliver reports.]

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 The January meeting of The Guild will be considered the Annual Meeting where the budget is presented and the President and Treasurer will deliver reports.


“where elections are held”

Article II: Members

 2.4 Voting

 [Current: Absentee voting is allowed by Proxy voting only.”

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Absentee voting is allowed. Members shall request an absentee ballot from the Nominating Committee Chair before the election and submit the ballot before the election. The Chair may issue and accept absentee ballots electronically.

Article III: Officers

 3.1 Officers

 [Current: Officer must attend 80% of the general and Executive Council meetings.”

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Officers must attend 75% of the general and Executive Council meetings.

3.3 Election of Officers

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Elections will be held in December.

Article IV: Executive Council

 4.3 Meetings

 [Current: The Executive Council shall meet quarterly and as needed to conduct the business of The Guild.]

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 The Executive Council may hold virtual meetings at the discretion of the Executive Council. Members may attend Executive Council meetings virtually at their discretion.

Click here for the electronic version of these proposed amendments.


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Pink Flamingo Retreat

WE ARE hosting a retreat at DoubleTree at Hilton, August 3-6, 2017, 1021 Koger Center Blvd., Richmond, VA 23235.Pink Flamingo with Dates








Three Day Retreat Fee: $125.00 for Members; $175.00 for non-Guild Members

Four-Day Retreat Fee: $150.00 for Members; $200.00 for non-Guild Members

Fee includes:

Individual 6′ table in conference room

Dinner on Friday and Saturday nights at the hotel restaurant.

$50 Deposit due by June 15, 2017.

Make check payable to Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild.

Hotel Reservations: $109.00 per night, made directly with the Hotel, 804-379-3800, expires July 13, 2017.

All the details and the registration form: click here.



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Contrast and Value


We hope that you all enjoyed our first design guidance program in February. Our focus was Contrast and Value and needle turn appliqué. Were any of you inspired to work on any needle turn appliqué of your own?

We would love to see what you are working on. Use the hashtags #cvamqg and #designguideance2017 to share all of your wonderful work.