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What's new for MAY 2015?


I'm so excited to announce my new Craftsy Class: New Directions in Tumbling Blocks! 

(click on the title card below to see the trailer for the class.)

Click here for a sweet discount on the class!



14 Day  Batiks of Bali Cruise

              January 5-19, 2016!

This 14-day cruise of a lifetime begins and ends in Singapore. Visit the Indonesian ports of Jakarta, Semarang, Surabaya, Probolinggo, Lombok, Komodo Island and overnight on board ship in magical Bali. Tour along the way in ports that will show you a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the Indonesian fabric industry.  You can see more details here!


  11 Day Panama Canal Quilting Cruise!

               November 9-20, 2015

Sail with us from Fort Lauderdale on this fabulous 11 day cruise, visiting some of the best Caribbean Islands and experience first hand, one of the greatest engineering marvels know to man!  This is a fantastic cruise with quilting classes and the opportunity to sail through the Panama Canal.   More details here! 


Panama Canal Quilt Cruise










Karen's Teaching Schedule!



Karen's Facebook Page

For the most up-to-date news, follow Karen on Facebook:  Karen Combs' Studio

or on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/Karen_Combs



 New Patterns

All of Karen's patterns can be seen by clicking here.


Shadow Illusions - Churn Dash

37" x 40"

A new twist on Karen's Patchwork Illusions!  Perfect for the intermediate quilter or anyone who has taken Karen's Patchwork Illusions class!     Includes pattern instructions and rotary template. 

This is another wonderful use for Karen's gradated Serendipity fabrics!  











Quilt Trails Runner   18" x 65" 

A classic runner, featuring Karen's Quilt Trail fabric line (Riverwoods Collection). Perfect for the confident beginner or intermediate quilter!










Quilt Barns  58" x 58" 

An elegant throw, featuring Karen's Quilt Trail fabric line (Riverwoods Collection).  Perfect for the confident beginner or intermediate quilter!











 Karen's new fabric designs

You can see all of Karen's new fabric designs here


Karen's Serendipity gradated fabric line is available on her web store, details about the fabric line are listed below.


Serendipity is a beautiful, new fabric collection by Karen Combs for Troy's Riverwoods collection. It features a gradated tone-on-tone, batik-like texture that gradates from light to medium to dark and back again.

Available in 28 colors, be sure to ask for it, at your local quilt shop.  

Now available on our webstore!





Video Tips!

Let Karen show you some illusion tricks and piecing tips from her new book, Celtic Pieced Illusions!

Let Karen show you some more illusion tricks, piecing tips and fabric magic with her book,  3-D Fun with Pandora's Box and her fabric, Shade Cascade™.

Let Karen show you some piecing tips and the illusion of transparency with her pattern Transparent Stars .

(Note: this clip requires a high speed connection and Windows Media Player.)













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