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Celebrate Fiber Arts

July 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

The Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association will Celebrate Fiber Arts and Fiber Artists with a whole day of open studios and demonstrations by more than a dozen artists. You’ll see the fiber arts community weaving, sewing, pattern-making, felt making and many more fiber-related tasks. Join us from between 10:00 am and 9:00 pm to join in the Fiber Fun!

Join the artists for demonstrations:

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Elizabeth Davidson, Sashiko embroidery; Potomac Fiber (Gallery 29)

10:30 AM–12:00 PM Cheryl Roesel,  wet felting; Potomac Fiber (Gallery 29)

11:00 AM–12:30  PM Merle Thompson, knitting; Potomac Fiber (Gallery 29)

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Tamara Embrey; Fiberworks (Studio 14)

12:00 PM–1:30 PM Laura Savage, needle felting; Potomac Fiber (Gallery 29)

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Samantha LaVassor; paint and fabric collage; Studio 24

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Lois Benson, sock making; Studio 13

12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Lisa Schumaier, papier mache; Studio 17

1:30 PM–3:00 PM   Elise Miller, spinning; Potomac Fiber (Gallery 29)

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Virginia Irby-Maxwell; Fiberworks (Studio 14)

3:00 PM–4:30 PM Grace Mahanes, wet felting; Potomac Fiber (Gallery 29)

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Erika Cleveland, flip dolls and needle felting

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Heasoon A. Rhee; Fiberworks (Studio 14)

4:00 PM – 7:30 PM Anna Yakubovskaya, silk painting; Studio 302

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Annemarie Feld; Fiberworks (Studio 14)

Hands-on activities

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Erika Cleveland, DIY needle felting; 3rd floor landing

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Make-your-own embroidery; 3rd floor landing

Exhibition Reception

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Marine Weiss, Textile and light frame with Jennifer Brewer Stone; TAG (Gallery 311)

And other discounts, specials and fun!


July 13, 2017
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Modified Hours for COVID-19

Wednesday - Sunday10 am - 6 pm

Entrance and exit are via sliding doors on the Waterfront and Union Street only. No capacity limit, but masks are required for admittance and social distancing should be observed for the duration of the visit. Check Today’s Hours for expanded information.

Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center is part of the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.