You have an outstanding opportunity to spend two weeks with instructor, author and fabric maker, Karen Combs, aboard Holland America Line's ms Volendam. Karen 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 6 books, among them, Optical Illusions for Quilters and Combing Through Your Scraps. Her newest book is Celtic Patchwork Illusions. She began designing fabrics in 2001 and is now designing fabrics for Troy Corporation's Riverwoods Collection. She is known for her innovative fabric designs. Her fabric lines can be seen at http://www.troy-corp.com. Karen lives in the rolling hills of middle Tennessee with her husband, Rick and cute Shih Tzu named Benji.