Your Maritime Modern Quilt Guild

We are a Nova Scotia chapter of The Modern Quilt Guild, based physically out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. We are part of the Modern Quilt Guild movement that encompasses over 100 modern quilt guilds in Canada, the United States, and many other countries around the world.

Guild Officers 2019

President - Christine McDowell
Vice President - Amanda Nielsen
Secretary - Mary Guildford
Treasurer - Aimee Semel
Social Media Coordinator - Chantel Corkum
Charity Program Coordinator - Jeanette Smith
Workshop Coordinator- Andrea Bezanson
MQG Ambassador - Andrea Tsang Jackson
MMQG Retreat Coordinator - Amanda Nielsen
Swaps & Challenges Coordinator - Sarah Blades



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Our membership is open to anyone interested in modern quilting and all that goes along with it.

Member benefits include the following:

  • free monthly guild meetings
  • free monthly Sew-Ins
  • membership in The Modern Quilt Guild (this comes with an additional list of benefits including discounts on MQG events, access to the MQG on line community, and opportunities to participate in MQG swaps and challenges, free webinars, and a free quilt-of-the-month pattern!)
  • priority registration in MMQG workshops, retreats, and sew-ins
  • voting rights

2019 Membership Fee: $40.00

Memberships run from January to December each year. Renewal happens at our January meeting. 

Any questions about becoming a member or member benefits can be sent to

To become a member you need to submit a membership form, which can be requested at the above email address, or filled out at a meeting.

You also need to submit your fees:

  • Bring cash or a cheque to a meeting, or email to ask for a mailing address.
  • E-transfer