Quilting in America was born out of simple fact—there was a shortage of fabric. It was the ingenuity of the early settlers that turned a need into an art form. Today, in Chicago, Envision is bringing back quilt-making to address another chronic shortage, this time dealing with the fabric of society. It's a shortage of jobs and the shamefully high level of unemployment is 92%among the nation's adults with disabilities.
"It's encouraging to see how a time honored, traditional craft like quilt-making–when given the right twist, may create new jobs for men and women with disabilities in today's challenging economic climate."
For inquiries regarding Envision's Quilting Enterprise, please call (773) 276-0444.