Handmade quilt by women in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Belkis' quilt is a stunning showcase of her talent and resourcefulness. Each hexagon is meticulously sewn together, forming a captivating pattern that exudes warmth and comfort. The boy fabrics she has used add a touch of playfulness and charm to the quilt, reflecting her deep love and care for her family.
Despite the challenges she faces, Belkis remains undeterred. Her sewing skills have become a lifeline, providing a steady income to support her loved ones. Recently, she achieved a significant milestone in her journey out of poverty - she received her first refrigerator. This humble appliance represents a newfound sense of stability and progress for Belkis and her family. It symbolizes the fruits of her hard work and serves as a reminder that with perseverance and determination, even the smallest steps can lead to significant positive change.
high-quality thread, cotton fabrics for quilt top, minky or velvet fabric backing.
39" x 45"
Red, White, Blue 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