About Us

Artistic Artifacts is a creative resource for fabric, fiber, and mixed media art products sold online and in our shop in Alexandria, VA. We are an authorized BERNINA dealer and carry a full line of WonderFil Specialty Threads. Our goal is to be the source of Creative Finds for Creative Minds — come shop with us!

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Artistic Artifacts carries a wide selection of fabrics for the sewing and quilting enthusiast — modern quilting cottons, Australian Aborigine-designs, Indian, Indonesian and African prints,hand dyed and so much more — along with a variety of notions and sewing supplies. You will also find a wide selection of art supplies, and vintage finds.

Visit our Workshops & Events pages for more information on our wide range of fiber and mixed media classes. In 2023 we held our first Creative Minds Summit, a 3-day mixed media retreat; our 2024 event was April 19-21 and our 2025 event will take place April 25-27. Our Alexandria shop is also home to the monthly meetings of Judy’s Altered Minds (JAMs), an altered art group open to all who are interested.

All Mid-Atlantic Shop Hop logo

This Summmer we are participating in the All Mid-Atlantic Shop Hop, which began July 1 and continues through August 31. This regional shop hop includes quilt shops from Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland. Learn more about the hop and order your copy of the official magazine to plan your trips!

We regularly host online Live Sales events through CommentSold to offer one of a kind and limited-quantity productslearn more about our live sales events and our dedicated CommentSold app to view and shop them.

Artistic Artifacts is a member of the Alexandria, VA Convention and Visitors Association

Our store is conveniently located in Alexandria, VA, one of the Condé Nast Top 3 Best Small Cities in the US. Artistic Artifacts is a member of the Alexandria, VA Convention and Visitors Association — plan your visit and find out more about the area at www.visitalexandriava.com. It’s a wonderful area to visit!

Want to join our team? Download an Artistic Artifacts employment application to print and complete. Return it in person at the shop or by mail.