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A New Beginning with Procion MX Dyes

What better way to begin a new series of classes than with color.  The new level 3 group Advanced Studies in Experimental stitch – Asters… 141 more words


Exhibit Transformation at Barn House

We have been busily preparing for an exhibit of Level 3 Advanced Experimental Stitch – the Calypso group.  As we only have a small group of workers behind the scenes, it feels very personal, as if we are preparing for a family celebration!  209 more words


Illuminated Ancient Fish Story - Guest Blogger - June Steegstra


 I’ve always admired the Illuminated Scriptures from early times in Europe. This inspired me to create a set of three panels for a final exhibition piece for Level 3 Machine Embroidery at the Center.  139 more words


The Art of Playing

The spontaneous act of playing is often difficult for adults entering the arts after a lifetime of successful careers.  We have learned to excel at linear thinking. 201 more words


With Wild Abandon - Guest Blogger - Karen Nelson

 Inspiration to create art. . . . where does it come from?  While we may have mistakenly assumed that artists “just work from ideas within their head,” I have learned from study at Gail Harker’s Creative Studies Center, that we access our creativity by beginning with a source of inspiration. 314 more words

Art And Design

Guest Blogger - Terri Shinn's Historical Studies

Students at the center very frequently use the material in their sketchbooks to inspire their stitched textiles.  Often, we also look to historical, embroidered textiles for inspiration.  278 more words