Handmade quilt by women in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Irma, a determined individual, holds a high school certificate and harbors a strong desire to pursue a university education. Her living situation consists of a one-room house shared with her grandmother and her deaf and mute uncle. Despite the challenges they face, Irma takes on the responsibility of supporting her family, but she yearns for a brighter future.
To channel her aspirations and contribute to her dreams, Irma finds solace and purpose in sewing hexagon quilts. Through her skillful needlework, she transforms fabric pieces into beautiful quilts. Each hexagon meticulously sewn together represents Irma's determination, creativity, and unwavering commitment to her goals.
Irma's story is one of inspiration and perseverance. As she sews these quilts, she stitches together her dreams, her love for her family, and her unwavering determination to create a path towards a more promising tomorrow.
high-quality thread, majority cotton fabrics but some flannel for this quilt top, minky or velvet fabric backing.
43" x 45"
Various Colors; Pink 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