A New Year’s Wine Country Wedding at Villa de Amore

Happy New Year and congratulations to another beautiful couple. Combing both a traditional Thai and a modern American wedding, Sam and Sarin held their special day at the Villa de Amore in Temecula, CA on New Year’s Day.

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Reconnecting Roots

Check out my blog post for The Los Angeles County Museum of Art‘s (LACMA) Unframed blog!

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“I don’t know how to sew,” a little boy whispered to me as he stared at the colorful cloth in my hands. In front of him lay sewing instruments and fabrics spread across a long table. I was at the Boone Children’s Gallery, sewing different patches together to create a traditional Korean wrapping cloth, known as a bojagi, when he came up to me.

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“Well, I’m glad you came because I also didn’t know how to sew, but I learned right here!”
“Really?” the little boy asked.
“Really!” I answered back.

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When the LACMA Education team brought up the idea of creating the world’s largest bojagi, I was given the perfect opportunity to learn how to sew after years of wanting to learn. Sewing has been a part of my family for a long time, but I personally never learned…

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