This table runner is nice as a stand-alone project or as a companion piece to the modern pojagi place mats. It is quick to make and doesn’t take a lot of room to store, so you can make a different one for each season and celebration.
This type of patchwork was originally used in ancient Korea to make wrapping cloths. Today it is experiencing a resurgence and the techniques are used to sew many modern decorative items.
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 …