Eileen Doughty founded Doughty Designs in 1991 and has been creating commissioned work in the textile medium ever since. She has taught, lectured, and published articles on various aspects of art quilts. Her work is in private, public, and corporate collections, including the John Wilson Building in Washington, DC, and Amazon Web Services in Herndon, Virginia, and has been exhibited on five continents. She is past president of the Potomac Fiber Arts Guild. Her work is shown at the Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery in the Torpedo Factory Art Center. She is a volunteer docent for the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery.