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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Quilter teaches class at historic site in Topeka

  •      A nationally known quilter is leading a doll-making workshop at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka.


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  •      A nationally known quilter is leading a doll-making workshop at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka.
         Marla Jackson will work with a dozen participants Saturday. The artist-in-residence's great-grandmother was a slave and Jackson spent time with her as a child.
         The Brown site says Jackson's artistic direction was influenced by her family's stories. And the goal of her quilts is to depict scenes and themes that capture the African-American experience.
         Participants in the workshop must bring their own sewing machines, but all fabric, filling, accessories, and patterns will be provided.
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