New and Vintage Supplies for Fiber & Mixed Media Artists
We are a Fair Trade importer of creative art supplies and gift ideas 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!
Have you read Artistic Artifacts owner Judy Gula’s first book? 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! Judy shows you how to apply your own personal vision and creativity to make the included projects — explore the creative possibilities of working with fabric panels and embellishments with this inspirational book as your guide!
Judy is working with Italian Cultural Tours to create a spectacular week of mixed media classes, medieval city tours, wonderful cuisine and more! Plan to join us this July in Ischia di Castro — learn more »
Shop Hours: Artistic Artifacts is located at 4750 Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, VA and is open Tuesdays – Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Thursdays to 6:00 pm). Visit our calendar for details on special holiday, event or weather hours/closings. Learn more about our shop, which was featured Quilt Sampler® magazine in 2018.
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 bernettes, Swiss design sewing machines at an affordable price, and other select BERNINA sewing machines 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!
“Whether you are traditional or modern in your taste, you will find something to love at Artistic Artifacts.” — Judy Gula, owner
Wholesale Opportunities with Artistic Artifacts — learn more »