ONSITE: Sew a Carry-All Bag

Using Julia's signature "carry-all" pattern, make a unique bag that combines function and style in a contemporary carpetbag design. Julia based her pattern on a WWI red cross knitting bag in the Valentine museum collection and uses it every day for everything from beach visits to market runs and days in the office.

Special Notes

  • All materials are included in supply fee. A wide range of fabrics will be available to choose from.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. For more info visit On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program: if interested please visit
About the Instructor

Julia Pfaff

A recent receipt of a Professional Artist Fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine Art and with an undergraduate degree in art history and a MFA in textiles, Julia has been quilting her entire life. She is a studio artist and has successfully turned a family tradition into a contemporary art form. She teaches at both the community and college level. Julia’s hand dyed and printed quilts have been exhibited extensively and can be found in numerous national publications and collections. During class you can ask her about working in Egypt, Greece, and Jordan as an archaeological technical artist.


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ONSITE: Sew a Carry-All Bag

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Class Details
April 1 - April 210 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Days: Sun Sat
Tuition: $145.00
Member Tuition: $130.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Julia Pfaff
Level: All Levels