Handmade quilt by women in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
This beautiful Flower and Scrap patterned quilt is called Hidden Gems and was made by our Maker Maria. Maria's story is a testament to the positive influence of other women in the bordo. She learned to sew from her neighbor Marta and has enjoyed having a way to make a living on her own.
By providing Maria with the opportunity to work with One Common Thread, she is not only empowered, she can contribute to her household income , and it has enabled her to balance her responsibilities as a mother. The flexibility to work from home allows Maria to be present for her children while still being able to provide for their needs.
The ability to sew and generate income not only benefits Maria personally but also creates a sense of empowerment and self-sufficiency. It's remarkable how a simple skill can transform lives and inspire others to seek similar opportunities.
The impact of Marta's influence on Maria's life highlights the power of role models and the positive changes that can occur when individuals support and uplift one another. By fostering a community of support and sharing skills, One Common Thread is fostering a culture of empowerment and creating opportunities for individuals to improve their lives.
Maria's story is a beautiful example of how the ripple effect of empowerment and support can bring about meaningful change, both on an individual level and within the community.
high-quality thread, flannel fabrics, minky or velvet fabric backing.
57" x 66"
Bright Various Colors; Navy 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