You have an outstanding opportunity to spend 10 days with an extraordinary teacher aboard Holland America Line's Nieuw Statendam. Karen Combs was chosen because she is an exceptional instructor who is friendly, fun-loving and warm.
Karen is an internationally known quilter, teacher, author and designer who has been nominated by students for Quilt Teacher of the Year in 1995, 2000 & 2005. Teaching since 1989, she is in high demand as a teacher who encourages her students, makes learning fun and makes the complex easy to understand! Karen is fascinated with optical illusions and quilts; this is the subject of many of her workshops. She is the author of 9 books, including Optical Illusions for Quilters and Combing Through Your Scraps. Her newest book is Lone Star Illusions. Karen has been a fabric designer for almost 2 decades and is now designing for Northcott's Banyan Batiks division. She has created over 100 different collections; both batiks and quilting cottons. Many of Karen's fabric designs have become classics. Karen lives in the rolling hills of middle Tennessee with her husband, Rick and cute Shih Tzu named Benji.