Upcoming Events & Workshops

Mayflower Quilters Guild would like to thank Atlantic Fabrics, Avonport Discount Store, It’s Sew Time and Sew with Vision for their support and donations to our Guild.

Upcoming Events:

Superstore Bookings

Mayflower Quilters’ Guild has booked the Super Store at Joseph Howe Dr in Halifax from 9 am to 2 pm for the following dates:

Will restart in Fall

$3 per session. Want more info about what goes on at Joseph Howe Superstore get-togethers – contact Karen at karenacmaley@gmail.com or phone 902-477-3251

Program for Meetings:

For our regular meetings, please remember to bring your own drinks, library books, name tags, Show & Share items, Comfort Quilts and a Food Bank Donation. Non-perishables or personal items such as diapers, soap, toothpaste, shampoo, etc., are gladly accepted.

Bravery Beads: Please keep these coming to the meeting for the IWK Bravery Beads program. If you are working on this, please bring the bags to the meeting to give to Cheryl Borden. If you need instructions or assistance, contact her at Cheryl Borden for instructions or assistance.

50/50 Draw at meetings – Tickets $1 ea, 5 for $3 or 8 for $5. Draw will be after break time with 50% going to winner and 50% going towards guest speakers/presenters/workshop instructors, etc.



 Guest Speaker & Trunkshow: At our Sept 14th meeting, the Mayflower executive team is excited to start off our guild year with a trunk show and workshop by Sherida Giddings. Sherida who lives in Ottawa, is a Quiltworx Certified Instructor and is teaching this year at the Pictou Lodge Retreat. Check the website: www.quiltworx.com/instructors/sherida-giddings/



Mayflower Quilters’ Guild Workshops

Paper Piecing Workshop: ​Instructor: Sherida Giddings (Quiltworxx Certified Instructor)
Date: Saturday September 16th Time: 9 AM- 4 PM
Location: South End Baptist Church, 60 Hasting Dr, Dartmouth
Cost: $25. Cheques made out to Mayflower Quilt Guild:
Mailed to 130 Jamieson Dr Fall River NS B2T 1E5
Pattern (One-Leaf) must be purchased prior to the class. Available at the September meeting for $28.
One – leaf is paper pieced and bound, then appliqued to background, includes paper piecing technique for vein – http://www.quiltworx.com/patterns/one-quiltworx-com-leaf-series/
Registration will be accepted by email (or phone call) now. To confirm your place, we must receive your fee of $25 immediately following registration. Unpaid registrations will not be honoured if there is a demand for space. There are 15 spaces available for this workshop.
Registration deadline: Monday August 21st . Following this date registration will be opened to other guilds.
To register by email : helenkirk@accesswave.ca or mckaynana@gmail.com
To register by phone: Judy McKay 902-453-5106 or Helen Kirk 902-861-4784

Local Area Workshops


Outside Area Workshops & Retreats



If you have any information on workshops, please send an email to Membership Director on the Contact Us page