South Korea

1 tour from £5,845pp

Local Information

  • Capital Seoul
  • Language Korean
  • Currency South Korean Won
  • Tip 0% – tipping is not customary
  • Time Zone GMT+9
  • Electricity Plug Types C and F (220v)

Destination Overview

A nation deeply rooted in textile traditions, South Korea has been making and designing textiles that are not just functional but also profound expressions of culture and art for centuries. Quilting is a remarkable facet of South Korea’s textile heritage, and, on our expert-led crafting holidays, you can delve into quilting traditions and Korean patchwork techniques alongside local quilters and crafters.

South Korea is home to the Daegu Textile Complex, where you can delve into the intricate world of South Korean textiles, gaining insights into the nation's innovative approaches to production. The museum also showcases the evolution of textile craftsmanship, weaving, dyeing, and their cultural significance.

From the Seoul Handicraft Museum to the Chojun Textile and Quilt Art Museum, South Korea is dedicated to preserving and celebrating its crafting traditions. Find yourself intrigued, impressed and astonished when you join us on a crafting holiday here, honing your skills and learning new techniques as you go with our hands-on workshops!

1 Holidays available from £5,845pp


Join our expert, award-winning textile artist Janice Gunner, on an amazing trip exploring the textiles, culture and sights of South Korea.

  • Return economy class flight from London to Seoul with 1 piece of checked luggage
  • Internal flights from Busan to Jeju Island and Jeju Island to Seoul
  • 13 nights bed and breakfast accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • 7 dinners
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager and an English-speaking local guide
  • Coach travel, sightseeing, entrance fees and workshops as described


  • 2024 22nd April 23rd April
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Meet the

Each holiday is accompanied by a passionate, enthusiastic expert who specialises in their craft, allowing you to learn different techniques and improve your skills from the best!

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Janice Gunner

Janice Gunner

Janice is an award-winning textile artist, teacher and author. She won the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award in Quilting at The Festival of Quilts 2019. Janice has a particular interest in traditional Japanese textile techniques including Shibori, the subject of one of her books.