Welcome to the Mayflower Quilters Guild Website

Our goal is to support and promote quilting activities  throughout the Province of Nova Scotia.

Location: Woodlawn United Church, Brick Hall, 54 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth, NS (Pond side parking lot entrance)

IMPORTANT UPDATE!!!

Our next meeting this year will be held on Monday, November 13th, 2021, doors open at 7:00pm, the meeting starts at 7:30pm and ends at 9:00pm.

As the superstore is not opening the room at this time that we would normally use for our sew dates the Woodlawn United Church has been booked for Thursday October 28th and Friday November 12th from 10am to 2pm. There is a kitchen with a microwave that can be used if you want to bring a lunch. There are also several fast food locations near by.

Proof of double vaccination required to enter the venue as per Nova Scotia regulations. We also ask that you fill out a consent form for the guild to note your vaccination status. For new members you can find the form in the link below, for exisiting members we have emailed/mailed a copy to you so that you can fill it out in advance and return it to us for faster processing at the door.

Thank you for your understanding in these trying times.

Winter Storm Policy:

If on our meeting day, there is a snowstorm and HRM schools 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.

Membership:

Mayflower membership is open to anyone having an interest in quilts and all forms of quilting. Individual membership is available for a fee of $30.00 per year. We are also offering a discounted rate for students of $15.00 (Student ID must be provided)
To print our membership form, Click Here.

If you would like to find out more about our Guild, please feel free to come to our meetings or email us at mayflowerquiltersguild@gmail.com

**(Please note: If you have Google Chrome as your browser, the links above may not work. Please email mayflowerquiltersguild@gmail.com and we will ensure your email reaches the appropriate person.)

Community Activities:

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.

The Quilts of Valour Program – Quilts should be approx. size 55×70. It does not necessarily have to be Red and White.