Custom Made Quilts
Joan Hug-Valeriote, Canadian Art Quilter
Quilting & Fibre Art by Joan
Joan Hug-Valeriote is an award-winning quilt/fibre artist, longarm quilter, film-maker and Studio Teacher. She is a recognized Ontario Artist who was subsidized by the Ontario Arts Council as a Visiting Artist in Education and taught quilting as an art form in Ontario schools for more than ten years. An artist member of Studio Art Quilt Associates, she also provides longarm quilting services in Guelph, Ontario.
Member of York Heritage Quilters’ Guild, Royal City Quilters’ Guild, Canadian Quilters’ Association, France Patchwork and Studio Arts Quilt Associates.
A ONE-DAY FESTIVAL IN GUELPH’S GROOVIEST NEIGHBOURHOOD, SEPTEMPBER 23RD
‘The Ward’: the unique and historic part of Guelph bordered by Elizabeth, Victoria, and the Eramosa River has become a vibrant and creative centre for artists and innovators.
A remarkable group of those Ward creatives have gathered to share the wonders of their ‘hood in a one-day festival Saturday Sept. 23rd, making use of 18 different venues, all easily walkable or bikeable.
If you can’t get to Joan’s Open Studio during the festival , please click on Galleries, above.
Long-Arm Machine-QuiltingJoan has over 20 years experience quilting on longarm machines. She can provide you with a variety of machine-quilting services, for your finished quilt top, from basting prior to hand-quilting, to simple freehand and pantograph designs, to custom quilting designs. Read More
Custom-made Bed Quilts“Custom-made” means making a quilt for you “from scratch” and can cost upwards of $300 for a baby quilt and upwards of $1500 for a single bed quilt, depending on the fabrics used and the complexity of the design. Charges are by the hour and an estimate can be provided. Read More
Commissions (Art Quilts)Commissioned art quilts are usually wall quilts ranging from very small landscapes to large abstract wall-hangings and/or installations. Sometimes, fabrics need to be hand-dyed or painted for these works of textile art. Some hand-quilting and/or embroidery can be done, in small amounts. Read More
Education: Workshops and LecturesJoan has been teaching workshops to adults for over 20 years and 10 years teaching children how to sew and quilt in Ontario elementary schools, offering integrated programing that includes literature, social science and mathematics, as part of the Art curriculum. Read More