We are an active group of almost 400 members meeting bi-monthly to share our love of quilting by learning from internationally known experts through lectures and workshops, meeting in quilting bees, sharing our knowledge and skills and caring for our community through service projects. Please browse our website to learn more about who we are, what we do and how you can become involved.
Karen is the author of Optical Illusions for Quilters (AQS), Combing Through Your Scraps (AQS), Floral Illusions (AQS) , 3 Quilters Celebrate the 4 Seasons (AQS) & 3-D Fun with Pandora’s Box, co-authored with Sharlene Jorgenson of Quilting from the Heartland. Her newest book is Celtic Pieced Illusions (AQS).
She has been a fabric designer for almost two decades, working with several New York based fabric houses and now working with Troy's
Riverwoods Collections. She has created over 100 different collections. Look for them at your local quilt shop!
Karen's work has appeared in the Silver Dollar City Wallhanging Challenge, the Hoffman Challenge and in many magazines such as Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, Traditional Quilter, Traditional Quiltworks, Sew Many Quilts, McCall’s Quilting, and Lady's Circle Patchwork. She was the "Feature Teacher" in the March 1997 issue of
Nominated for Teacher of the year in 1995, 2000 and in 2005, by Professional Quilter Journal, Karen travels internationally to teach
her techniques and methods. In 2012, Karen was honored to be asked to judge the IQA Quilt show.
Karen has appeared on several TV quilting shows, among them Quilting from the Heartland - Series 700, Quilt Central, Quilt America and Simply Quilts, Show 411.
In addition to traveling to guilds and quilt shows, Karen's new venture is her online class with Craftsy.
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