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March 17, 2023
Blue skies and cloud cover at sea – via quilt
After leaving JOIDES Resolution, I knew I wanted to pull together a data visualization that not only documented the daily Sky/Cloud measurements, but also as a shout-out to the kindergarten teacher that turned her students into mini-scientists observing the world around them, and to the Second Mate from JR Expedition 390 who took the time to explain to the kids (and to me!) his daily weather observations and for responding to all the questions.
February 17, 2023
Announcing Stitch Your Ocean Science 2023
An exciting addition this year is that Stitch Your Ocean Science 2023 has been endorsed as an Ocean Decade Activity by the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development! We hope this encourages even more international participation for our global ocean.
December 7, 2022
Stitch Your Climate Science 2022 is online and at #AGU22!
Check out what 22 stitchers from 17 states and 2 countries submitted for their climate story via quilt, knit, crochet, embroidery, and counted cross stitch!
April 1, 2022
JOIDES Resolution Expedition 390 – what to know before we go
The co-chief scientists of IODP joint Expeditions 390/393 responded to this question: What is one piece of information you would like a person (non-scientist) to know about the upcoming EXP 390/393? See how each responded!
March 3, 2022
The Iditarod marks 50 years – but not all from the same starting point
I created a quilt in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, and to acknowledge the impact of warming temperatures.
January 16, 2022
Announcing Stitch Your Science 2022
Based upon the success of Quilt Your Science 2021, we are expanding to include other creative items (anything made with a needle) that are themed on climate (climate science, climate action, climate justice, etc.). Engage, educate, and elevate climate with our virtual community through Stitch Your Science 2022! All ages and skill levels welcome to participate.
December 27, 2021
A celebration of Quilt Your Science 2021
When you put out a call for mini quilts themed on earth/space science, what you get in return is creativity and inspiration!
May 25, 2021
#QuiltYourScience for AGU 2021 and beyond
What is your science journey: unlocking Earth’s secrets? exploring the heights of our atmosphere to the depths of our ocean? or teaching others about the wonders of our universe? We invite quilters of all ages and skill levels to join us in December 2021 for a virtual celebration of quilts that celebrate the earth and space sciences. Create a mini quilt or a square illustrating your work in and/or passion for earth and space science research, communication or education.
March 16, 2021
She speaks for Presidents, and Planet Earth… Amanda Gorman and World Poetry Day
The United Nations declared March 21 as World Poetry Day to “recognize the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind.” Amanda Gorman, known for her Inauguration poem, has also written and recited poetry for Planet Earth.
March 29, 2020
Q&A of how to make a temperature blanket, or scarf, or…
Do you have questions on how to create your own temperature blanket? Here are the answers!