Handmade quilt by women in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Xiomara's journey is truly inspiring. Through her skillful quilting, she has not only created a stunning piece of art but also transformed her living conditions and improved the quality of life for herself and her daughter.
This gorgeous quilt, crafted with meticulous care by Xiomara, showcases a single flower design in beautiful shades of purples and pinks. The size of the quilt demonstrates Xiomara's dedication and talent as a quilter, creating a piece that is both visually striking and cozy.
Xiomara's motivation to create these quilts goes beyond her passion for the craft. She uses her sewing skills as a means to support her daughter and provide a better life for both of them. Living in poverty, Xiomara has faced numerous challenges, but she has found strength and determination to overcome them.
Thanks to her hard work and the income she earns from her quilting, Xiomara has been able to make significant improvements to her home. With a new roof, walls, and floor, her living conditions have greatly improved. Access to running water, electricity, and a new toilet are essential amenities that contribute to a more comfortable and dignified life.
high-quality thread, cotton fabrics for quilt top, minky or velvet fabric backing.
59" x 73"
Pink and Purples; purple minky 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