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Carina Yepez CV 1

Carina Yepez is native to Chicago, Illinois with roots from Guanajuato, Mexico. She is dedicated in exploring the patterns of matriarchy and the quilted narrative of Chicago migrants. Through sewing, she explores the techniques of domesticity and

crafting expressions through her familial stories with a heart focused on

healing ancestral trauma; sewing and layering through appliqué to honor

her culture through the floral arrangements of her quilts.


Pilsen Dia de Muertos exhibit remembers COVID-19 victims, grieving families

By: Stacey Baca with abc7chicago

'Latino Voices' Community Conversation: Dia de los Muertos 

WTTW Marissa Nelson

Go Tell It! Carina Yepez 



This interview was conducted for the Warm Remembrances: Quiltmaking and Memory Making virtual exhibit, presented as part of the Quilt Alliance's Quilters Take a Moment 2021 event. Learn more about Quilters Take a Moment and view the full exhibit at

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