Handmade quilt by women in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Karin's story highlights the challenging circumstances she faces as a mother of four children living in desperate poverty. Starting her journey of motherhood at a young age of 16, she has had to navigate the complexities of raising a family while dealing with financial disparity.
Sewing has become a lifeline for Karin, as it allows her to contribute to putting food on the table for her family. Despite the difficulties she encounters, she is grateful for the opportunity to sew and generate some income. Her sewing skills become a valuable resource, enabling her to provide for her children's basic needs.
In the face of poverty, Karin's determination shines through her willingness to use her talents and skills to improve her family's situation. Sewing not only becomes a means of survival but also a source of empowerment for her. By utilizing her sewing abilities, she demonstrates resourcefulness and resilience.
Karin's story is a powerful testament to the strength and determination of mothers who face immense challenges in poverty. It serves as a reminder of the resilience and resourcefulness individuals can demonstrate in their pursuit of a better life for themselves and their children.
high-quality thread, flannel fabrics for quilt top, minky or velvet fabric backing.
33" x 36" Made with 2" flannel hexagons
BLue, Green and White; Beige 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