Handmade quilt by women in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Belkis' quilt is a stunning showcase of her talent and resourcefulness. Each hexagon is meticulously sewn together, forming a captivating pattern that exudes warmth and comfort. This gorgeous butterfly quilt is so original and will be an heirloom for any baby to pass down for generations.
Despite the challenges she faces, Belkis remains undeterred. Her sewing skills have become a lifeline, providing a steady income to support her loved ones. Recently, she achieved a significant milestone in her journey out of poverty - she received her first refrigerator. This humble appliance represents a newfound sense of stability and progress for Belkis and her family. It symbolizes the fruits of her hard work and serves as a reminder that with perseverance and determination, even the smallest steps can lead to significant positive change.
high-quality thread, cotton fabrics for quilt top, minky or velvet fabric backing.
35" x 40"
Yellow, Blue and Blacks; aqua velvet backing
Beautifully hand-stitched hexagon quilt. Majority of fabric is donated and proceeds employ women living in poverty in the "bordos" of San Pedro Sula, Honduras