Joan Hug-Valeriote, Canadian Art Quilter

Quilting & Fibre Art by Joan

Joan Hug-Valeriote Storm at Sea Quilt 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.

She creates landscapes, abstracts and textile adaptations from photographs along with art quilts and modern bedquilts on her Innova M24 longarm quilting machine.

Member York Heritage Quilters’ Guild, Royal City Quilters’ Guild, Canadian Quilters’ Association, France Patchwork and Studio Arts Quilt Associates.

Services

Long-Arm Machine-Quilting

Joan 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 Lectures

Joan 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

Galleries of Quilts

Latest Posts

  • Season After Season
    June 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Season After Season / News and Events SAQA Global Exhibition This quilt, Canadian Seasons is in the Studio Art Quilt Associates Global Exhibition touring show  entitled Season After Season Link to Exhibition Season After Season (SAQA Global Exhibition) | SAQA - Studio Art Quilt Associates
  • European Shows
    May 8, 2022 / Comments Off on European Shows / News and Events Switzerland and in France, April-June 2022 By virtue of her Swiss nationality (by marriage) and her affiliation with La Suisse-Romande (French-speaking Switzerland), Joan is a member of the Swiss delegation of France Patchwork, the French national guild of textile artists that includes quilters. Permafrost #1 was accepted in this collection for exhibition in two venues

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  • Scapes, Scopes & Abstracts: The Imagery Behind Joan Hug-Valeriote’s Creations
    January 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Scapes, Scopes & Abstracts: The Imagery Behind Joan Hug-Valeriote’s Creations / News and Events Born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, quilt artist Joan Hug-Valeriote, shares that her first quilt was a potholder made at a historical home kitchen in Toronto’s High Park. She recalls back then only knowinghow to sew square pieces of clothing together and doing checkerboard pattern with them, however, shedidn’t know how to make a proper

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Quilting & Fibre Art by Joan Hug-Valeriote

Learn About Joan Joan Hug-Valeriote is an award-winning quilt/fibre artist, longarm quilter, film-maker and teacher, in Guelph, Ontario. Recognized Ontario Artist and subsidized by the Ontario Arts Council as a Visiting Artist in Education, she taught in Ontario schools for more than ten years. Member YHQG, RCQG, CQA, SAQA , France Patchwork