Quilting for peace

By VICTORIA KEZRA
April 10, 2014 09:59

An expert in Israeli cinema turns her hand to embroidery.

4 minute read.



Amy Kronish quilts

Amy Kronish quilts. (photo credit: VICTORIA KEZRA)

For the past 10 years, Amy Kronish has made what she calls “coexistence quilts,” combining her own quilting techniques with the hand-sewn embroidery of Beduin and Palestinian women to make meaningful pieces of functional art.

She never imagined that quilting would come to obsess her and turn into a political statement.

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