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Tue, Nov 24


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ZOOM - Speaker - Karen Combs. "You Bought That Where?!?"

For link to the Zoom meeting contact Mary Kirchoff

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Time & Location

Nov 24, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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About the Event


Explore the world of optical illusions with Karen as she shows you some of the wonderful quilts that she has created and shares tricks and tips how to make them.  This virtual lecture is a beautiful and inspiring trunk show. There will be time for questions after the lecture.

Biography:  Karen Combs - Columbia, Tennessee

Karen is an internationally known quilter, teacher, author and designer who has been nominated 3 times by students for Quilt Teacher of the Year.  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 scores of magazine articles, quilt patterns and has written 9 quilting books, among them, Optical Illusions for Quilters, Combing Through Your Scraps and Celtic Patchwork Illusions.    She has designed over 100 fabric collections, both quilting cotton and batiks and is known for her innovative designs.  She currently designs for Banyan Batiks, a division of Northcott.   Karen has appeared on many quilting TV programs and has a Craftsy class, New Directions in Tumbling blocks.

She has worked with Quilt Seminars at Sea for over a decade, teaching her quilting techniques and traveling the world.

Karen lives in the rolling hills of middle Tennessee with her husband, Rick and cute Shih Tzu named  Benji.

Karen has her books, patterns and fabric available on her website at: as well as her Etsy store:

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