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Grand Hotel Annual Spring Needle Art Seminar 2017

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2017 Needle Art

2017  Needle Art Seminar:  Friday, May 5 – Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Registration for the 2017 Needle Art Seminar is closed and classes are full. Thank you to all the registrants. If you have questions regarding this year’s event please contact Needle Art Event Coordinator Jackie Compton –  Save the Date for May 6 – 11, 2018. Information will be available the fall. 

NEWS! Read Detroit News writer, Jocelynn Brown’s  article about how the Needle Art Seminar became an annual event 8 years ago >> Click Here 



2017 Classes and lectures to be held by the following Instructors: 

Susan Carlson from Susan Carlson Quilts in Harpswell, ME

Susan has been teaching for 20 years nationally and internationally. She has been a quilter for 25 years and developed her own technique of fabric collage quilting which she details in two of her books, Free-Style Quilts and Serendipity Quilts.

Susan Carlson
Susan Carlson







Laura Heine from Fiberworks Quilt Shop in Billings, MT.

Laura’s work has gone on to win numerous prestigious awards, among them being the $10,000.00 purchase award from American Quilters Society for her Quilt One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. Her patterns and quilting techniques have been published and her fabric design collections are much sought after.  She designed the Fusion threads for YLI Corporation and she is an educator for them as well as travels all over the U.S. teaching and sharing her techniques.

Laura Heine
Laura Heine











Lisa Bongean from Primitive Gatherings Quilt Shop in Menasha, WI.

Lisa loves to quilt.  Lisa and her husband Nick own Primitive Gatherings Quilt Shop in WI and CA and travel the US going to the big quilting shows where she has the opportunity to teach and share her quilts across the country along with quilting guilds and other shops.

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Lisa Bongean









Michele Mueller from Wildhare Rug Studio in Elk Rapids, MI

Michele owns Wildhare Rug Studio offering classes, patterns, kits, books, quality wool, rug yarn and supplies. Michele describes the technique as “very calming” as you “paint and draw” using her rug hooking technique. Michele became certified as a rug hooking teacher in Vermont which honed her skills for needle punch and her passion is contagious!

Michele Mueller








Susan K. Cleveland, a quilter, designer, and teacher from West Concord, MN.

Susan’s quilts have received many awards in international competitions since 1997 where judges comment on fine workmanship and original style. She invented the Groovin’ Piping Trimming Tool which is used to trim piping seam allowances and the Prairie Pointer pressing tool. In 2010 she was named Minnesota Quilter of the Year!

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Susan K. Cleveland









Read more about the instructors, project descriptions, and see pictures of the finished projects.  >> GRAND BLOG

Please visit our Facebook page to see pictures of past events and for updates about the 2017 event or visit our website, and Grand Blog.

****This package is not bookable online. For more pricing, details and registration information, please contact Event Coordinator Jackie Compton, Please know registration is FULL and we are no longer taking reservations or class registrations.  Grand Hotel reservations department is available by calling 1-800-334-7263 ****