March 24, 2015
Marla Jackson made this quilt, "Ascending," in honor of her mother. Fern Hill, 82, taught Jackson how to sew and is now battling Alzheimer's disease.
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Over the years, quilter and historian Marla Jackson’s mother has been a strong influence in her life — and in her work. She’s represented, at least figuratively, in all 10 quilts that make up Jackson’s new exhibition at the Lawrence Percolator that opens Friday.