Handmade quilt by women in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Ruth, at 31 years-old, is a motivated mother with a strong desire to learn new skills. Ruth is one of our most recent Makers to join our group but does amazing work. She has one sone and three step children that she is raising. Despite being raised in the bordo, Ruth has managed to receive a good education and graduated from high school with a focus on business administration.
Unfortunately, Ruth has experienced significant hardships in her life. The collapse of her house during hurricanes Eta and Iota was a devastating loss for her. Additionally, the loss of her brother during her younger years was a deeply tragic event that has had a lasting impact on her. However, amidst the challenges, Ruth finds solace and joy in being a mother to her son. The birth of her child is a moment that holds a special place in her heart as the best thing that has ever happened to her.
Ruth's determination to learn sewing and her educational background in business administration provide a strong foundation for her journey with One Common Thread. As she expands her skills and knowledge, she aims to create a better future for herself and her child. Through her resilience and commitment to growth, Ruth embodies the spirit of empowerment and overcoming adversity.
high-quality thread, cotton fabrics for quilt top, minky or velvet fabric backing.
56" x 60"
Grays, Cream, brown and aqua and Various Other Colors; Gray 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