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AT students donate classwork to Crisis Center babies

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Crisis center donation news releaseOver the past 6 years, apparel production students have created more than 500 infant gowns and 30 blankets and donated them to the local Crisis Center.

Each semester, students in AT 300 Apparel Production 1 make the gowns from cotton interlock knit, learning to use the overlock machine and to sew with knit fabrics, according to Marla Day, senior curator of the K-State Historic Costume and Textile Museum, who teaches the class.

This year students donated more than 50 tiny gowns and 6 baby blankets to the center, which serves victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault in Clay, Geary, Marshall, Pottawatomie and Riley counties.

Pictured from left to right are Samantha White, freshman; Gaby Neal with the Crisis Center; Day; and Lauren Sanders, junior.

This article was posted on Thursday, December 4, 2014, and is filed under Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design, College News.