Ssamsol Jogakbo: Patchwork Bojagi Technique

A Virtual Class with Youngmin Lee


Jogakbo, or patchwork bojagi, embodies the philosophy of recycling, as they are made from remnants of leftover fabric. Thoughtfully arranged shapes and colors in bojagi often show a very modern and abstract compositions.

Ssamsol is a durable and decorative seam technique where you use two different seam allowances. One seam allowance is twice the width of the other one, so it can cover the smaller seam allowance. 

Using this Ssamsol technique, Youngmin will teach ‘Ssamsol Jogakbo’ construction.

Saturdays, March 30th and April 6th, 2024

12pm – 2pm ET

Zoom, a link will be sent to participants
the day before class.


**Both live classes will be recorded. A link to the recording will be emailed to all registrants following the live session.


  • Fabric- silk organza or oksa or ramie or cotton voile (light weight and plain-woven fabric will work)
  • Needle-sharp needle of your choice
  • Thread: cellulose fibers (Ramie, hemp, cotton, linen)- cotton thread #40, #50, protein fibers (silk, wool)- silk thread #50 
  • Pins- Extra sharp pins work better for small pieces and fine fabrics 
  • Rotary cutter and cutting mat or fabric scissors 
  • Ruler 
  • Fabric marking pen or pencil
  • Hera Marker or craft awl
  • Iron and ironing board 
  • Threader (optional)

A materials kit will be available to purchase from Youngmin’s website.

$30 + $5 shipping

Kit includes assorted fabric pieces, thread, needle and PDF instruction.

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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