A pojagi is the original re-usable shopping bag. In ancient Korea, square pieces of fabric were folded and tied to carry things, give gifts or store special items.[Read more…] about Pojagi – Traditional Korean Wrapping Cloths
This edge stitch is a nice decorative touch for small items. It gives the look of a braid edging, but is also a very secure way to join two pieces together.[Read more…] about Pojagi Edge Stitch Tutorial
Seam allowances are tricky things. In traditional quilting, getting the correct seam allowance will make your life a lot easier.
A scant 1/4″ means that everything will line up nicely when you’re finished and points will match.
If you are doing lined pojagi, seam allowances are the same, so you are good to go, but with unlined pojagi it’s a different story. Getting an exact seam allowance is almost impossible, especially if you’re sewing by machine.[Read more…] about Pojagi Patchwork Seam Allowances vs. Regular Quilting Seam Allowances
This small flower is a common decorative element in traditional pojagi. It is not difficult, but takes a bit of planning ahead, since it involves glue and you need to allow drying time.[Read more…] about Rolled fabric flower tutorial
The triple backstitch is a common design element in pojagi. It is used primarily as an accent or to hold two layers of fabric together like quilting, but it is not a seam.[Read more…] about Triple Backstitch Tutorial for Traditional Pojagi