Handmade quilt by women in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Damaris and her mother Ruth exemplify the spirit of hard work and determination. Sewing has become a means for them to support themselves and their family, highlighting their resourcefulness and dedication.
Damaris's pursuit of English classes demonstrates her ambition and desire to broaden her horizons. By learning English, she is equipping herself with valuable skills that can open doors to better opportunities, including the possibility of attending college. Her aspiration to further her education is commendable, especially considering that having a high school certificate is relatively rare for Honduran women.
high-quality thread, cotton fabrics for quilt top, minky fabric backing.
49" x 63"
Brown, Cream, Red and Green; Ivory 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