Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery

Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery Thursday hours are 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. on the SECOND THURSDAY of the month.We are located in the Torpedo Factory Art Center in historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.
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Welcome to the Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery. We hope you will enjoy sampling some of our colorful, one-of-a-kind and innovative fiber art. (Note, hours are 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. on the SECOND THURSDAY of the month.) There are eleven juried shows a year, which exhibit all forms of fiber work including weaving, knitting, crocheting, sewing, and surface design just to name a few. Our textile artists use

Welcome to the Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery. We hope you will enjoy sampling some of our colorful, one-of-a-kind and innovative fiber art. (Note, hours are 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. on the SECOND THURSDAY of the month.) There are eleven juried shows a year, which exhibit all forms of fiber work including weaving, knitting, crocheting, sewing, and surface design just to name a few. Our textile artists use

Operating as usual

Last weekend for this show! Come in to see it all soon. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #ale...
06/25/2021

Last weekend for this show! Come in to see it all soon. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #alexandriava

Last weekend for this show! Come in to see it all soon. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #alexandriava

Check out our pins at the Gallery. This needle felted one is by Janet Stollnitz. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactor...
06/17/2021

Check out our pins at the Gallery. This needle felted one is by Janet Stollnitz. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #needlefelting #fiberart #alexandriava

Check out our pins at the Gallery. This needle felted one is by Janet Stollnitz. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #needlefelting #fiberart #alexandriava

Looking for Lovely? Find it in the Gallery #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #silkpainting #alexandriava
06/11/2021

Looking for Lovely? Find it in the Gallery #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #silkpainting #alexandriava

Looking for Lovely? Find it in the Gallery #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #silkpainting #alexandriava

These beautiful crocheted collars are on display in the Gallery. Check them out soon. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedof...
06/03/2021

These beautiful crocheted collars are on display in the Gallery. Check them out soon. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #chrochetcollar #alexandriava

These beautiful crocheted collars are on display in the Gallery. Check them out soon. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #chrochetcollar #alexandriava

"Coiled" by Gallery member Marla Rudnick is now on display in the Creative Craft Council Biennial exhibition at Strathmo...
06/01/2021

"Coiled" by Gallery member Marla Rudnick is now on display in the Creative Craft Council Biennial exhibition at Strathmore Mansion. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #knittedmetal

"Coiled" by Gallery member Marla Rudnick is now on display in the Creative Craft Council Biennial exhibition at Strathmore Mansion. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #knittedmetal

Gallery Member Clara Graves, beautiful "Stained Glass Scarf" is in the CCC Biennial exhibition at The Strathmore Mansion...
05/31/2021

Gallery Member Clara Graves, beautiful "Stained Glass Scarf" is in the CCC Biennial exhibition at The Strathmore Mansion. The show is up until July 24th. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #silkpainting #fiberart

Gallery Member Clara Graves, beautiful "Stained Glass Scarf" is in the CCC Biennial exhibition at The Strathmore Mansion. The show is up until July 24th. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #silkpainting #fiberart

Note, this is the correct image of Gladys Seaward's"Night Out". It is on display now at the CCC show in the Mansion at S...
05/30/2021

Note, this is the correct image of Gladys Seaward's"Night Out". It is on display now at the CCC show in the Mansion at Strathmore. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #beadweaving

Note, this is the correct image of Gladys Seaward's"Night Out". It is on display now at the CCC show in the Mansion at Strathmore. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #beadweaving

Two sides of Gallery member, Eileen Doughty's, "Deep Sea Tea" on display now in the CCC show at the Strathmore Mansion.
05/30/2021

Two sides of Gallery member, Eileen Doughty's, "Deep Sea Tea" on display now in the CCC show at the Strathmore Mansion.

Paige Garber's "Bird on a Pedestal" is another Jurors Recognition for our "Birds of a Feather" show open now. #potomacfi...
05/27/2021

Paige Garber's "Bird on a Pedestal" is another Jurors Recognition for our "Birds of a Feather" show open now. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #fabricsculpture #alexandriava

Paige Garber's "Bird on a Pedestal" is another Jurors Recognition for our "Birds of a Feather" show open now. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #fabricsculpture #alexandriava

"Gold Bird and bug on Branch",  Eileen Doughty's fabric sculpture, is another of our Juror recognitions for our new show...
05/27/2021

"Gold Bird and bug on Branch", Eileen Doughty's fabric sculpture, is another of our Juror recognitions for our new show.#potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #fabricsculpture #alexandriava

"Gold Bird and bug on Branch", Eileen Doughty's fabric sculpture, is another of our Juror recognitions for our new show.#potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #fabricsculpture #alexandriava

Here is "Henrietta's Garden" by Barbara Dove, one of the jurors recognitions for our new show, "Birds of a Feather". #po...
05/27/2021

Here is "Henrietta's Garden" by Barbara Dove, one of the jurors recognitions for our new show, "Birds of a Feather". #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #artquilts #alexandriava

Here is "Henrietta's Garden" by Barbara Dove, one of the jurors recognitions for our new show, "Birds of a Feather". #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #artquilts #alexandriava

Winter Sky, by Gallery member, Joanne Bast, will be part of the CCC show at Strathmore Mansion beginning on May 29th. #c...
05/27/2021

Winter Sky, by Gallery member, Joanne Bast, will be part of the CCC show at Strathmore Mansion beginning on May 29th. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #felted

Winter Sky, by Gallery member, Joanne Bast, will be part of the CCC show at Strathmore Mansion beginning on May 29th. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #felted

Gallery member Gladys Seaward's beautiful "Night Out" will also be featured in the CCC show opening May 29th to July 24t...
05/26/2021

Gallery member Gladys Seaward's beautiful "Night Out" will also be featured in the CCC show opening May 29th to July 24th. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart

Gallery member Gladys Seaward's beautiful "Night Out" will also be featured in the CCC show opening May 29th to July 24th. #creativecraftscouncil #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart

Look for Gallery member, Floris Flam's, art quilt "Gateway 3" in the Creative Crafts Council 2021 Exhibition. The show w...
05/26/2021

Look for Gallery member, Floris Flam's, art quilt "Gateway 3" in the Creative Crafts Council 2021 Exhibition. The show will in the Mansion at Strathmore from May 29th to July24th. #creativecraftscouncil

Look for Gallery member, Floris Flam's, art quilt "Gateway 3" in the Creative Crafts Council 2021 Exhibition. The show will in the Mansion at Strathmore from May 29th to July24th. #creativecraftscouncil

It is a beautiful weekend to visit the Gallery! #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #alexandriav...
05/23/2021

It is a beautiful weekend to visit the Gallery! #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #alexandriava

It is a beautiful weekend to visit the Gallery! #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #alexandriava

Beautiful freeform bead weaving by Gladys Seaward in the Gallery. Stop in to take a peek this weekend. #potomacfiberarts...
05/14/2021

Beautiful freeform bead weaving by Gladys Seaward in the Gallery. Stop in to take a peek this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #beadweaving #alexandriava

Beautiful freeform bead weaving by Gladys Seaward in the Gallery. Stop in to take a peek this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #beadweaving #alexandriava

Still time to buy that special present for Mom! Stop into the Gallery for something beautiful and unique.#potomacfiberar...
05/09/2021

Still time to buy that special present for Mom! Stop into the Gallery for something beautiful and unique.#potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #fabricjewelry #mothersdaygift #alexandriava

Still time to buy that special present for Mom! Stop into the Gallery for something beautiful and unique.#potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #fabricjewelry #mothersdaygift #alexandriava

Here are some wonderful face pins by Janet Stollnitz. Come find one to cheer you up, on this rainy morning, in the Galle...
05/08/2021

Here are some wonderful face pins by Janet Stollnitz. Come find one to cheer you up, on this rainy morning, in the Gallery. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #needlefelting #alexandriava

Here are some wonderful face pins by Janet Stollnitz. Come find one to cheer you up, on this rainy morning, in the Gallery. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #needlefelting #alexandriava

Looks like something lovely from Clara Graves. Come visit and see it in person. #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #torp...
05/05/2021

Looks like something lovely from Clara Graves. Come visit and see it in person. #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #torpedofactoryartcenter #silkpainting #silkshawl #alexandriava

Looks like something lovely from Clara Graves. Come visit and see it in person. #potomacfiberartsgallery #fiberart #torpedofactoryartcenter #silkpainting #silkshawl #alexandriava

Wonderful things to wear in the Gallery. Visit us this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiber...
05/01/2021

Wonderful things to wear in the Gallery. Visit us this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #alexandriava

Wonderful things to wear in the Gallery. Visit us this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #alexandriava

The Red spot by Elizabeth Davison on display at the Gallery. Come visit us this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpe...
05/01/2021

The Red spot by Elizabeth Davison on display at the Gallery. Come visit us this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #artquilt #fiberart #alexandriava

The Red spot by Elizabeth Davison on display at the Gallery. Come visit us this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #artquilt #fiberart #alexandriava

Lovely colors in the Gallery from Elizabeth Davison and Floris Flam. Come visit this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #...
04/24/2021

Lovely colors in the Gallery from Elizabeth Davison and Floris Flam. Come visit this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #artquilt #fiberart #alexandriava

Lovely colors in the Gallery from Elizabeth Davison and Floris Flam. Come visit this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #artquilt #fiberart #alexandriava

Clouds, Showers, and Rainbows is opening in the Gallery on Friday. Here is another jurors recognition from the show, Cla...
04/22/2021

Clouds, Showers, and Rainbows is opening in the Gallery on Friday. Here is another jurors recognition from the show, Clara Graves' stain glass shawl. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #paintedsilk #fiberart #alexandriava

Clouds, Showers, and Rainbows is opening in the Gallery on Friday. Here is another jurors recognition from the show, Clara Graves' stain glass shawl. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #paintedsilk #fiberart #alexandriava

Clouds, Showers,  and Rainbows opening this Friday features Inna Huber's felted shawl. One of the jurors recognitions fo...
04/22/2021

Clouds, Showers, and Rainbows opening this Friday features Inna Huber's felted shawl. One of the jurors recognitions for the show. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #feltedshawls #fiberart #alexandriava

Clouds, Showers, and Rainbows opening this Friday features Inna Huber's felted shawl. One of the jurors recognitions for the show. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #feltedshawls #fiberart #alexandriava

Lovely things to wear in the Gallery. Come check us out this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter ...
04/17/2021

Lovely things to wear in the Gallery. Come check us out this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #jewelry #alexandriava

Lovely things to wear in the Gallery. Come check us out this weekend. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #jewelry #alexandriava

They look like pebbles string together but are covered in fabric. Both artists , Gretchen Klimoski and Fran Spaeder, hav...
04/10/2021

They look like pebbles string together but are covered in fabric. Both artists , Gretchen Klimoski and Fran Spaeder, have their own spin on these lightweight and beautiful necklaces. Come in this weekend to check them out. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #fabricjewelry #alexandriava

Come into the Gallery to see Eileen Doughty's whimsical animal thread and fabric sculptures. #potomacfiberartsgallery #t...
04/09/2021

Come into the Gallery to see Eileen Doughty's whimsical animal thread and fabric sculptures. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #hummingbirds #alexandriava

Come into the Gallery to see Eileen Doughty's whimsical animal thread and fabric sculptures. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #hummingbirds #alexandriava

Here is the perfect look for spring. You will find them in the Gallery. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcente...
04/04/2021

Here is the perfect look for spring. You will find them in the Gallery. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #alexandriava

Here is the perfect look for spring. You will find them in the Gallery. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #alexandriava

A melody of dyed silk scarves awaits you in the Gallery this weekend.#potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #...
03/31/2021

A melody of dyed silk scarves awaits you in the Gallery this weekend.
#potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #dyedsilk#alexandriava

A melody of dyed silk scarves awaits you in the Gallery this weekend.
#potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #dyedsilk#alexandriava

Happy Sunday! Here is something bright and sunny to greet you this morning. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartc...
03/28/2021

Happy Sunday! Here is something bright and sunny to greet you this morning. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #quilting #alexandriava

Happy Sunday! Here is something bright and sunny to greet you this morning. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #quilting #alexandriava

Janet Stollnitz's needle felted brooches have a lot of personality. Find your special one @potomacfiberartsgallery #torp...
03/26/2021

Janet Stollnitz's needle felted brooches have a lot of personality. Find your special one @potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #needlefelting #broochesareback #alexandriava

Janet Stollnitz's needle felted brooches have a lot of personality. Find your special one @potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #needlefelting #broochesareback #alexandriava

Everything is blooming including our flower brooches/pins. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #...
03/26/2021

Everything is blooming including our flower brooches/pins. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #feltedflowers #broochesareback #alexandriava

Everything is blooming including our flower brooches/pins. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #feltedflowers #broochesareback #alexandriava

Inspired by 'Starry Night' this felted shawl by Irina Smirnoff is fabulous. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartc...
03/25/2021

Inspired by 'Starry Night' this felted shawl by Irina Smirnoff is fabulous. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #felted #vangogh #starrynight #alexandriava

Inspired by 'Starry Night' this felted shawl by Irina Smirnoff is fabulous. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactoryartcenter #fiberart #felted #vangogh #starrynight #alexandriava

Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery Has Reopened With A New Show
03/23/2021
Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery Has Reopened With A New Show

Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery Has Reopened With A New Show

The Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery, established in 1974, was the first gallery for fiver arts in the Washington metro area. It is a cooperative association of fiber artists, many of whom teach and have been published. There are 11 themed shows every year with a wide variety of fiber art.

Finally, Here is Aksana Tran's engaging shawl which was purchased on the day we opened.  Also a Juror's Recognition for ...
03/21/2021

Finally, Here is Aksana Tran's engaging shawl which was purchased on the day we opened. Also a Juror's Recognition for our current show, Checks and Balances.

Finally, Here is Aksana Tran's engaging shawl which was purchased on the day we opened. Also a Juror's Recognition for our current show, Checks and Balances.

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105 N Union Street, Studio 29
Alexandria, VA
22314

NOTE THURSDAY HOURS are 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on the SECOND THURSDAY of each month. Metro transit system station about a mile away. Free trolley connects the station and the building, through Old Town Alexandria. Water taxi available on the Potomac. METRO/TROLLEY DIRECTIONS: Yellow or Blue line to King Street Metro station http://www.torpedofactory.org/directions.htm DRIVING DIRECTIONS: http://www.potomaccraftsmengallery.com/contact.html PARKING: http://www.torpedofactory.org/Parking.htm

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Monday 10:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 10:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 10:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday 10:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 10:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday 10:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday 10:30am - 5:30pm

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Come visit us tomorrow for Small Business Saturday! We will be open from 10 am - 8 pm. #potomacfiberartsgallery #torpedofactory #alexandriavirginia #smallbusinesssaturday
Hi Gayle! Just wanted to say hi, I live in Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada,and know Cathy Scrimshaw and Gord Peterson! Small world! Cathy gave me your name as I am a fellow knitter! Your work is beyond words! I will be at the Vogue New York show, January, 2019 and will look for you to say hi!
This weekend concludes our Graffiti Show. Life Under the Sea opens Tuesday July 31st.