Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts offers a comprehensive course schedule for artists of every level. Our internationally acclaimed faculty conducts certificate, diploma, and tutored courses in textile art, color studies, machine embroidery, paper and feltmaking, multimedia art, and dozens more. Whether you choose to visit our center in beautiful La Conner, or elect to enroll in our self-paced or mentored courses from your own home, we invite you to explore the resources we have to offer as you pursue your personal artistic goals.

Upcoming Events!

Experimental Hand Stitch Embroidery Class at Gail Harker Center for the Arts

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Embroidery has become one of the hottest trends in fabric and quilting arts today. Learn the techniques and stitches, as well as hand painting your own fabric in our Experimental Hand Stitch class
October 21-25.  No experience necessary.

Learn Color and Collage at Gail Harker Center for the Arts

Color and Collage

Join us for two days of Color and Collage November 14-15.  Open to all students who'd like to learn how to begin to create pictures and collages. We'll be experimenting with new media, techniques and designs.

Educational Tours

Our 2014 "Glories of British Textiles" brought students to explore numerous museums and meet local stitch experts for in-person study.
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