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Pojagi / Bojagi Resources

If you want to learn more about pojagi and traditional Korean sewing techniques, here are some more English resources to check out once you’ve seen everything at Epida Studio.

Artists

Youngmin Lee has a great website with resouces. She teaches online workshops and shares a lot of historical information.

Chunghie Lee does not have a website that I can find, but has a lot of articles and video interviews about her art.

Sara Cook is a UK-based artist who has written the best English book about pojagi.

Magenta Kang is a UK-based artist who sells finished items as well as kits and supplies.

Moonhee Han is based in Hong Kong and is currently working on a how-to book.

Instagram Accounts

There are a lot of great instagram accounts that will inspire you with their images. These are a few to get you started. Search #pojagi and #bojagi for even more.

@maryse_allard_pojagi_paris

@bojagi_artworks_studio

@pojagi_sesttam

@pojagist

@pojaginonuno

Books in English

Bojagi – Design and Techniques in Korean Textile Art, Sara Cook, Batsford, London, 2019

Rapt in Colour – Korean Textiles and Costumes of the Choson Dynasty, Powerhouse Publishing, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, 1998

Wrappings of Happiness – a Traditional Korean Art Form, Honolulu Academy of Arts Publishing, Honolulu, 2003

Creative Women of Korea: the Fifteenth to the Twentiest Centuries, Young-Key Kim-Renaud, Routlege, 2003

Quilts around the World: The Story of Quilting from Alabama to Zimbabwe, Spike Gillespie, Voyageur Press, 2010

Articles

Wrapping Cloth, V&A museum.

Pojagi: Patchwork & Quilts from Korea, International Quilt Museum

Embroidering Ancient Art, Korean Quarterly

Using Korean Bojagi in the Classroom, Association for Asian Studies

Videos

Interview with Chunghie Lee at 2009 Festival of Quilts, England

Making “Bojagi” by the Korean Cultural Centre Canada


These resources will get you started in learning more about the history and use of this art form.

If you know of more resources that should be included, please contact me so I can add them.


Elizabeth DeCroos - Epida Studio.

Elizabeth DeCroos

Elizabeth DeCroos is the designer and teacher at Epida Studio. She loves to work in quilting, pojagi and embroidery and teach these techniques to others.
Learn more and get her to speak to your group.

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