Our goal is to support and promote quilting activities throughout the Province of Nova Scotia.
Our meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 at the Dartmouth North Community Centre, 105 Highfield Park Drive. Meeting dates for 2017/18 are: Sept 14th (one week early due to Pictou Retreat), Oct 19th, Nov 16th, Dec 7th (Christmas Dessert Party), Jan 18th, Feb 15th, Mar 15th, Apr 19th, May 17th and Jun 7th (our Annual Dinner). Exceptions are shown in red.
*** 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. Associate Guild membership is available for $30.00 annually. All members, individual or Associate Guild, are welcome to participate in any Mayflower activity. To print our membership form, click on the following link:
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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.