10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea

Quilting has a history that spans the world. A culturally diverse art form, it has been approached in a variety of ways from different peoples across the globe. For those of us that appreciate and respect quilting for its history, multiplicity and beauty, we owe it to ourselves, and others in the quilting community, to expand our horizons and learn everything we can about this most special craft. It’s up to us to teach one another about quilting so that we may enjoy it to its fullest potential!

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McCall’s Quilting Tour: Korea

McCall’s Quilting and Craftours are teaming up to provide a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Korea for a 10-day quilting and textiles tour from 9/22/17 – 10/1/17. Highlights of this trip include:

Visiting a Korean folk village (watch video) movie play 10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea
The Five Royal Palaces of Seoul (watch video) movie play 10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea
The Museum of Korean Embroidery (watch video) movie play 10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea (embroidery from 1392-1910)
The 7-story Dongdaemun Fabric Market (watch video) movie play 10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea
The Chojun Textile & Quilt Art Museum (watch video) movie play 10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea
The premier shopping area known as the Myeong-Dong Market (watch video) movie play 10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea

There is also an optional tour for those interested in current political, economical and geographical events in Korea: a visit to the Korean Demilitarized Zone (watch video) movie play 10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea, the buffer zone between North and South Korea.

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McCall’s Quilting Tour: Korea

Here’s a closer look at what this travel package includes, in addition to the above:

Round-trip airfare from the U.S.
Daily breakfast & some dinners
First-class hotel accommodations
Professional guide and Craftours escort
Private deluxe motor coach & driver
Panoramic tour of Seoul
Traveling & learning with Alice Ridge

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McCall’s Quilting Tour: Korea

If you’d like to learn more about this tour, like what you can expect from the weather, currency exchange, workshops and making a reservation, hop on over to the Craftours website. It is definitely worth your while!

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2 Responses to 10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea

  1. wendy steinkey says:

    I’d like to know dates and cost, and is there a single supplement required

  2. Carrie Sisk says:

    Hi Wendy — happy to help! The dates of the tour are 9/22/17 – 10/1/17. You’ll want to get in touch with Craftours to inquire about the cost. You can take a look at the tour on their website by clicking here, or fill out a contact form on their website by clicking here. Here is their contact information, as well:

    117 West Saint Paul Street
    Spring Valley, IL 61362

    US Telephone: 815-663-4046
    Toll-Free: 877-887-1188
    UK Toll-Free: 02393 880068
    Australia Toll-Free: 18 0010 6424
    Email: Info@Craftours.com

    Hours:
    Monday – Friday
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm CST

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