New and Vintage Supplies for Fiber & Mixed Media Artists
We are a Fair Trade importer of creative art supplies from around the world, specializing in our own Batik Tambal Exclusive Batik and many more fabric choices: Australian Aborigine Designs, African, Modern Cottons, Marcia Derse, plus our hand drawn batik art panels, wooden printing blocks, our artist-grade Artistic Artifacts textile paints and much more!
Artistic Artifacts owner Judy Gula’s Colorful Batik Panel Quilts: 28 Quilting and Embellishing Inspirations from Around the World shows you the world of bright, colorful quilts made with batik panels, teaching you to apply your own personal vision and creativity to the included projects.
Shop Hours: Conveniently located at 4750 Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, VA (plenty of free parking!), we are open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Visit our calendar for special event or weather hours and/or closures.
We’ve been connecting with artists and makers in our community since 2011, and whether your passions lie in sewing, fiber arts, or mixed media, you’ll find inspiring products and tools here to guide you through your next creation. Learn more about our shop, which was also featured as a Quilt Sampler® Top Shop in 2018.
Artistic Artifacts is a member of TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Art List. TAFA is a membership organization of artists and businesses rooted in textile and fiber art products and traditions. TAFA unites old and new traditions, their historical and modern importance, giving a shared platform to both contemporary and traditional textile techniques from all cultures.
As an authorized BERNINA USA dealer, Artistic Artifacts offers a full array of sewing machines and accessories. We also have BERNINA trained service technicians on staff and offer BERNINA Sewing Mastery Classes. (Note that most models of bernettes, Swiss design sewing machines at an affordable price, are available for purchase online and can be shipped to you.)
When it’s time for your next machine embroidery project choose embroidery designs, stabilizers and other supplies from the Artistic Artifacts Embroidery Design Studio!
Artistic Artifacts also features an extensive array of WonderFil™ Specialty Threads. The WonderFil thread line covers all fiber art needs: from hand work to decorative stitching to quilting and longarming to general sewing purposes — shop these beautiful threads now!
Artistic Artifacts offers “Wish List” functionality for our secure online shop! Create a wish list for yourself, perfect for sharing with family or friends, or search the wish lists of those who have made their list public — learn more. And while any item in our shop would be welcome as a birthday, anniversary or holiday gift to your favorite creative mind, we have collected some ideas for you too. Remember, an Artistic Artifacts Gift Certificate makes the perfect “one size fits all” present for your favorite creative mind!
“Whether you are traditional or modern in your taste, you will find something to love at Artistic Artifacts.” — Judy Gula, owner
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