Hand-Sewn Quilting Primer Series: Kkekki, a fine seaming technique

A Virtual Class with Youngmin Lee

Kkeki is a beautiful and tidy seam technique for use with sheer fabrics. The finished seam is fine, neat, and sturdy.

Using sheer and lightweight fabric, Youngmin will teach how to use this technique to make narrow seam lines. Pick any lightweight fabric to pair together. This is also a great technique to use if you are making a textile where both sides are visible. At the end of class you will have a sample block with seams you will want to show off!



Dates
Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

Time

12pm – 2:30pm ET*

Location
Zoom, a link will be send to participants the day before class

Cost
$60 for the individual class (this class comes with a kit), $350 for the series

*This session will be recorded. A link to the recording will be emailed to all those who register following the live session. This link is live for one month for you to watch at your convenience.


CLASS MATERIALS

  • 3-5 colors of sheer or light weight fabric (cotton voile or silk organza)
  • Needle (your favorite kind)
  • Thread (cotton or silk-Youngmin likes to work with #50 wt.)
  • Scissors
  • Hera or Seam roller (optional)
  • Iron
  • Rotary cutter
  • Fabric marking pen

This class is part of the Hand-Sewing Quilter Primer Series.

Perfect for the beginner, our Quilting Primer series aims to demystify the act of hand sewing a quilt block through a sequence of diverse forays into block constructing. While rooted in quilting’s history of using scrap fabrics to make beautiful coverlets, this series gathers contemporary voices and techniques to give the new sewist a set of skills and the confidence to take on an existing pattern or personal composition.

Exposure to seven unique teachers affords any sewist, seasoned or novice, the opportunity to witness varied approaches even within the same technique. Experiencing the series as whole is sure to provide a comprehensive foundation and will get you well on your way in a joyful practice of hand-sewn quilting.

The blocks from each class can then be assembled together in any way you like to represent a sampler of skills. They would also make great pillows or patches for another textile.

We hope you will join us for all seven of our quilting classes to increase your confidence and skill in hand sewing quilt blocks. You can sign up for the entire series here.

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OUR TEACHER
Youngmin Lee

Youngmin Lee is a textile artist living in the San Francisco Bay Area. With a BA in Clothing and Textile and an MFA in Fashion Design, Youngmin has presented numerous workshops, classes and demonstrations on Korean Textile Arts including workshops at numerous places such as the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, Oakland Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in Los Angeles, Mendocino Art Center and Textile Art Council of De Young Museum in San Francisco.

Youngmin’s bojagi work was shown at the Asian Art Museum’s Asia Alive program in San Francisco and other museums and galleries in the U.S. and internationally.


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