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New! Australian Quilt Pattern Kits Including Aborigine Design Fabric!

Artistic Artifacts and its sister company Batik Tambal have developed a new modern quilt kit, available in three different color choices (shown here, finished quilt in pink) and comes with complete cutting and assembly instructions:

Each kit includes four beautiful Australian Aborigine designed print fabrics to feature in your quilt — you add your own fat quarters and sashing, border and backing fabric to create a gorgeous quilt uniquely your own! Finished size is 36 inches x 44 inches (approximate). Coming soon: quilt patterns and kits featuring our wonderful batik panels and Combanasi fabric!

Sale Products — Cuffs & Paper!

Aluminum Cuff Bracelet Blanks

Making jewelry for holiday presents? Our aluminum cuff bracelet blanks are on sale for more than half off! Use these cuffs as a base for beadwork or polymer clay, to wrap with fabric, felt or fibers, to drill into in order to attach charms, to distress or patina for altered art jewelry...and more. Available in a variety of widths: 1¼" wide, 1½" wide, 1¾" wide and 2" wide.


Introductory Sale: Strathmore Paper & ATCs

A sampling of the Strathmore paper products on sale

The choice of papers is one of the most important decisions an artist makes in determining the outcome of their work, and Strathmore® papers are of the highest quality. Artistic Artifacts introducing a number of Strathmore products at discounted prices: journals for mixed media, artist trading cards and more. Whether your choice of medium is pencil, pen or collage, you can be confident that Strathmore will enhance your artistic efforts!

10% Off All In-Store or Online Sales on December 1!

If you are in the Virginia, Maryland or DC area, please plan to join us in person at Artistic Artifacts on Saturday, December 1 for our annual holiday open house. All purchases — including class registrations and items already on sale! — made on that date will receive a 10% discount! Plus, you’ll enjoy a variety of demonstrations of techniques featured in Artistic Artifacts’ classes, a make and take project, complimentary holiday refreshments and more!


If you can’t attend, or aren’t local to the area? The 10% discount applies to all online purchases on that date too, with the use of this newsletter-exclusive coupon code: DEC1. Log in on Saturday, December 1 and fill your shopping basket!

Disclaimer: discount cannot be applied to the purchase of gift certificates.

Finish Your Holiday Gifts


Join us on Sunday, December 9 for our Open Studio: Finish Your Holiday Gifts, featuring a complimentary continental breakfast to all registrants! With gift-giving season quickly approaching, this is the ideal opportunity for you to finish your homemade projects intended for family and friends, giving yourself the gift of a mini-retreat. Bring your new or unfinished projects, spread out with plenty of room, and work away from prying eyes, distractions and interruptions in a fun and collaborative atmosphere, hosted by Judy Gula and Cyndi Souder of Moonlighting Quilts!


Are you one of the lucky ones caught up on your homemade gifts? Then take on a project that simplifies gift wrapping: join Cyndi in making fabric gift bags to make your gift wrapping quick and easy.

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