pojagi

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.

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Pojagi Patchwork Seam Allowances vs. Regular Quilting Seam Allowances

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 …

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Rolled fabric flower tutorial

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.

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