Handmade quilt by women in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Isabel's resilience shines through her challenging life circumstances. As a young mother of two, she has faced significant hardships, including the tragic loss of her first husband due to an accidental shooting. The pain and grief that come with such a loss can be incredibly challenging to overcome.
Adding to her struggles, her second husband left her when she was six months pregnant, taking away not only her emotional support but also her possessions, including her bed. Such circumstances can be devastating, leaving an individual in a vulnerable and difficult situation.
However, Isabel's story takes a turn for the better as she finds solace and a sense of stability through her sewing work. Through her dedication and hard work, she has earned a new room and a new bed. These achievements are not just material possessions but symbolic of her resilience, determination, and the positive changes she is making in her life.
Isabel's ability to find gratitude despite her challenging experiences speaks volumes about her strength of character. Despite the difficulties she has faced, she remains thankful for the opportunities that have come her way and appreciates the progress she has made.
high-quality thread, cotton fabrics for quilt top, minky or velvet fabric backing.
32" x 47"
Red White and Other Colors; light cafe 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