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 Machine Stitch

Whether you're interested in developing freehand machine embroidery skills or you're a novice at machine stitch- this is the perfect class to get a start! Overcome any fears of your sewing machine and create a resource manual of techniques which you can refer to for further inspiration! Click here to learn more or register for this course

Color Studies 101

Immerse yourself in color! Whether you quilt, weave, sew, knit, arrange flowers or just want to learn how to use color more effectively- this is the class for you! Take home your color reference sketchbook you start in this course to use for color exploration in any medium

April 26 - 30, 2017.  No experience necessary. Click Here For More Information or to Register for Color Studies 101

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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