Our goal is to support and promote quilting activities throughout the Province of Nova Scotia.
Location: Dartmouth North Community Centre, 105 Highfield Park Drive. View Map
Our first meeting of the 2018/19 season was held on Thursday Sept 20th. The remainder of our monthly “Third Thursday” Meeting dates are: Nov 15th, Dec 6th (Christmas Dessert Party), Jan 17th, Feb 21st, Mar 21st, Apr 18th, May 16th and Jun 6th (our Annual Dinner). *exceptions noted in bold italics* The doors will be open at 7:00 PM with the meeting from 7:30-9:00 PM. Come early to so you don’t miss out on everything going on.
Winter Storm Policy:
If on our meeting day, there is a snowstorm and HRM facilities are closed, there will not be a meeting. If there is a storm later in the day, or if the road conditions are questionable, please check your phone messages, emails and listen to the radio station.
Mayflower membership is open to anyone having an interest in quilts and all forms of quilting. Individual membership is available for a fee of $25.00 per year. To print our membership form, Click Here.
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Mayflower Quilters’ Guild participates in various community activities by making and donating comfort quilts for: Bryony House, Police Cars in HRM, the Habitat, the IWK Neo-Natal and Long Term, the Mental Health Foundation and other charitable agencies.
Comfort Quilt Sizes:
IWK Preemie – 24×24 up to 36X36 – These quilts must be 100% cotton, thin batting, with flannelette or cotton batting. Machine quilted with cotton thread
Bryony House – various sizes from Crib, 30×46 up to 36×50; Youth, 45×60; Lap size for older children and mothers, 50×70
Police Cars – Crib size, 30×46 to 36×50
Mental Health Foundation – Single bed, 65×88
Victoria’s Quilt Canada – Tops must be 100% cotton , batting not less than 80 % natural fiber and the backing 100 % cotton flannelette. Also free of embellishments. Quilt sizes : adult 70×50 inches,
Youth 60 x40 inches, child 50 x30 inches.