Michelle de Groot is an Australian textile artist, professional quilter, artist and tutor.

From rural Victoria, Michelle teaches professionally at her studio and around Australia including guilds such as Geelong Quilters.

Prior to Quiltopia, Michelle will be tutoring in America and featured on the Ricky Tims Quilt Show.

Michelle has been sewing since childhood from sewing clothes to latch hook rugs, she progressed to flowers and crafts before finding a patchwork shop and falling in love. Forever wanting a challenge, Michelle explored textile arts and her ‘niche’.