Baker Creek Ceramics offers:
Potter's Wheels
Slab Roller
5" Extruder
Gas and Electric Firings
Variety of Clays and Glazes
Clean Working Space


More classes with Deb McCunn available at Whatcom Community College

Throwing on the Potter's Wheel Wednesday nights, 6-9, beginning 10/4, 16 hours, $195, clay inculded

Handbuilding and Sculpting, 9:30 to noon, beginning 10/12, 10 hours, clay included

Register through Whatcom Community College 360-383-3200 or click here

Private parties, $25 to $50 per person
Birthday parties, company team building, girl's night out, special occasions or just for fun! There are 8 clay projects you can choose to create with your friends, family or colleagues. The prices below include your clay, glazes and firing. Minimum of 4 people, call Deb at 360-393-5458 to plan your unique event!  Scheduling 90 days in advance is recommended. 

   Two hour party, 4-8 people-$30 per person/9-12 people-$25 per person

    Three hour party, 4-8 people-$40 per person/9-12 people-$35 per person

    Four hour party, 4-8 people -$50 per person/9-12 people-$45 per person

    Children's birthday projects ages 9-13, two hours, 4-8 children-$25,/9-12 children-$20 per person

    Private party throwing sessions are $65 per person for three hours for four hours, limit 8

Throwing Basics (10 hours)
Join the fun at Baker Creek for this introduction to Throwing on the Potter's Wheel. This class is for absolute beginners, ages 16 and up. Class minimum 4/maximum 8.

6:00 to 8:30 pm

Throwing Basics with Deb McCunn, Tuesdays, 10/10 to 10/31, $130 details HERE

Throwing Basics with Deb McCunn, Thursdays, 11/30 to 12/21, $130 - details HERE

Each student will receive 12 pounds of clay. Additional clay is available for purchase at $30 per bag. 

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Withdrawals and refunds – If Baker Creek Ceramics cancels a class students will receive a full refund. Students who withdraw two weeks or more prior to the first day of class will receive a full refund less a $20.00 processing fee. Students who withdraw fewer than two weeks prior to a class will not receive a refund.

Missed Classes – There are no discounts or refunds for missed classes.

Class Cancellation – All classes not meeting the minimum enrollment of 4 students one week prior to the start date may be cancelled. Baker Creek Ceramics will contact students in affected class and offer refunds or placement in an additional class.


Disruptive Behavior - Baker Creek has the right to remove a student from a class if the student's behavior is offensive or disruptive to the class. 


Enrolled Students Only - Class instruction is for students enrolled in the class ONLY, no guests or children please. 

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the above policies prior to registering for a class bakercreekceramics@gmail.com

Pottery Classes & Workshops in Bellingham

Clay Club - Independent Clay Projects (12 hours per month)

If you've had previous classes at Baker Creek and just need to use our studio equipment to complete your clay project, this session is for you! There is NO INSTRUCTION, so you must be familiar with our studio and be able to work independently.

Thursdays, 1 to 4 pm

Sept - 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28

Beginning in October, Clay Club will be Thursdays, 1 to 4 pm

October - 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25

November - 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29

Throwing $130 per month - details HERE (limited to 2 people)

Sculpting $120 per month - details HERE (limited to 3 people)

Students purchase clay from Baker Creek/$30 per bag


Private instruction and tutorials are available, $75 per hour
Practice and improve specific areas and techniques through our private tutorial program. Work on wheel techniques, sculpting skills or surface resolutions during your private one-on-one session. Tutorials are one hour minimum and are scheduled afternoons or evenings depending on individual needs. Sessions must be paid for in advance. No cancellation refunds less than 3 days prior to scheduled session. 

To schedule your private tutorial, call 360-393-5458. 

Beginning/Intermediate Throwing on the Potter's Wheel (16 hours)
Join the fun at Baker Creek for Throwing on the Potter's Wheel. This class is for students who are new to throwing on the potter's wheel or have had only a few months practice. Ages 16 and up. Class minimum 4/maximum 8. 

Thursdays 6 to 9 pm

Throwing on the Potter's Wheel with Dyana Fiediga, 8/24 to 9/28, $180/$30 per bag of clay - details HERE

Throwing on the Potter's Wheel, 10/5 to 11/9, $180/$30 per bag of clay - details HERE

VIDEO REVIEW: Centering the Clay

VIDEO REVIEW: Pulling a Cylinder

VIDEO REVIEW: Slow, step-by-step throwing a bowl





Sculpting & Handbuilding
Join Deb McCunn for handbuilding & sculpting in clay Thursday afternoons.  Our sculpting and pottery classes are the best in Bellingham!  All levels welcome, ages 16 and up. Class minimum 4/maximum 12

Thursdays - 1:30 to 4:30 pm

Handbuilding & Sculpting Masks and Faces with Tina Bixby, 10/5 to 11/9, 16 hours, $180 - details HERE

Paper Clay Projects with Deb McCunn, 11/30 to 12/21, 12 hours, $140 - details HERE

Wednesdays - 6:30 to 9:00 pm

Handbuilding Clay Coil Illustrations and Bowls with Ann Marie Cooper, 10/11 to 11/1, 10 hours, $120 - details HERE

Each sculpting student will receive 12 pounds of clay. Additional clay is available for purchase at $30 per bag.