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It was our 3rd Korea Textile Tour and we all had a wonderful time traveling, learning, and sharing textile art and culture with so many people in Korea. In Andong, we stayed at the Hanok, a traditional Korean style house, and learned about Korean culture. We met so many talented and generous people who were excited to share their passion with us.  We visited Hanji (Korean mulberry paper) mill, Andongpo (Andong hemp fabric) showroom, Hahoe village in Andong, and we took an eco print workshop. On our way back to Seoul, we visited a 5th generation silk factory to learn about how silk is made from the owners. After we come back to Seoul, we visited exhibitions about traditional costumes, saw a contemporary quilt show, and took fun workshops- OqaMoqa, the colored paper workshop where we got our own pattern, another we learned Korean traditional embroidery, and even silk dye using enzymes and black ink. We also visited Hanbok (Korean traditional clothing) artist, a Saeksil nubi (Korean traditional quilting) master and Bohnchang Koo (prominent photographer). Yes, we were very busy every day! On our final day, a farewell meal was prepared by a good friend of mine at her own hanok! I feel so lucky to travel with this wonderful group of travel companions. And I was very grateful to experience Korean hospitality throughout the time. 

After the tour, I spent some quality time with my family in Korea. I was able to enjoy beautiful autumn near Seollaksan. My last week in Seoul was another busy time, meeting with people and make plans for next year's Korea Textile Tour. I am going to announce the dates for 2020 in early December and I hope many of you can join me! 




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128 SDA 2022 Conference file News Youngmin Lee Dec 10, 2021 81
127 Surface Design Association talk file Youngmin Lee Nov 12, 2021 124
126 Oksa Square Mobile Kit file Youngmin Lee Nov 01, 2021 212
125 Article in KoreaNet file News Youngmin Lee Aug 27, 2021 262
124 Quilting Primer Series with TATTER file Workshop Youngmin Lee Aug 31, 2021 307
123 The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson, another segment in show 2902 file News Youngmin Lee Jul 19, 2021 381
122 DanO celebration file News Youngmin Lee Jun 08, 2021 408
121 Double happiness with oQamoQa exhibit file News Youngmin Lee Jun 02, 2021 413
120 The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson file News Youngmin Lee Mar 29, 2021 496
119 HOVEA JACKET! file News Youngmin Lee Aug 31, 2021 570
118 Flower Pincushion class at A Verb on 12/5/2020 file Workshop Youngmin Lee Nov 06, 2020 596
117 Knot Bouquet Class is coming up! file Youngmin Lee May 25, 2020 597
116 Two workshops at the Tatter Blue Library in NY file Workshop Youngmin Lee May 03, 2021 602
115 Flower Pin Cushion class at A Verb for Keeping Warm file Workshop Youngmin Lee Aug 12, 2020 633
114 Interview with Create Whimsy Spotlight file News Youngmin Lee Aug 12, 2020 642
113 Gwi Jumeoni sachet class file Workshop Youngmin Lee May 23, 2020 667
112 July Gwi Jumeoni Class file Workshop Youngmin Lee Jul 05, 2020 680
111 Lotus Leaf Mat Kit Available file News Youngmin Lee Oct 04, 2020 681
110 Bojagi, Wrapping Cloths DVD is available to watch online file Workshop Youngmin Lee Oct 02, 2020 710
109 Bok Jumeoni class on Jan. 16 2021 file Workshop Youngmin Lee Dec 14, 2020 710