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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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127 Surface Design Association talk file Youngmin Lee Nov 12, 2021 30
126 Oksa Square Mobile Kit file Youngmin Lee Nov 01, 2021 82
125 HOVEA JACKET! file News Youngmin Lee Aug 31, 2021 462
124 Quilting Primer Series with TATTER file Workshop Youngmin Lee Aug 31, 2021 256
123 Article in KoreaNet file News Youngmin Lee Aug 27, 2021 250
122 The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson, another segment in show 2902 file News Youngmin Lee Jul 19, 2021 371
121 DanO celebration file News Youngmin Lee Jun 08, 2021 400
120 Double happiness with oQamoQa exhibit file News Youngmin Lee Jun 02, 2021 389
119 Two workshops at the Tatter Blue Library in NY file Workshop Youngmin Lee May 03, 2021 577
118 The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson file News Youngmin Lee Mar 29, 2021 473
117 Ssamsol Jogakbo file Workshop Youngmin Lee Jan 03, 2021 947
116 Saeksilnubi class on 2/6 and 2/20 file Workshop Youngmin Lee Jan 03, 2021 766
115 Bok Jumeoni class on Jan. 16 2021 file Workshop Youngmin Lee Dec 14, 2020 688
114 Jogakbo print fabric file News Youngmin Lee Nov 06, 2020 891
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