Category Archives: SciQuilts

  1. SciQuilt – Starting with the Endangered Species Act

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    January 2, 2023 by Dr. G

    Signed in to law by President Nixon on December 28, 1973, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) provides a program for the conservation of threatened and endangered plants and animals and the habitats in which they are found.

  2. SciQuilt – Looking Out at the Ghosts of the Coast

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    December 23, 2022 by Dr. G

    This quilt, featuring a view of a ghost forest, was selected for the juried art exhibit The Changing Chesapeake.

  3. SciQuilt – Sharing the Ocean Biome with ESWN

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    March 8, 2022 by Dr. G

    Hanging quilt with ocean-themed fabrics

    When asked if I had a quilt to donate to the ESWN 20th anniversary raffle, I knew I wanted to further share the focus of starting ocean conservation wtih the biome instead of individual species

  4. SciQuilt – When Snow is a No-Show for the Iditarod

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    March 3, 2022 by Dr. G

    The Iditarod celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2022. But with warming temperatures, how much longer can the race be run?

  5. SciQuilt – NOAA’s key focus areas

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    February 20, 2022 by Dr. G

    NOAA quilt hanging on wall

    This is my first NOAA-themed quilt, highlighting the key focus areas of NOAA’s work.

  6. SciQuilt – What to know before we go (on IODP Exp. 390/393)

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    January 4, 2022 by Dr. G

    Photo of quilt hanging on a wall

    When I asked the science co-chiefs of IODP Expeditions 390/393 what one piece of information they would like everyone to know about this upcoming work, here is what they had to say…

  7. Coastal optimism quilts journey to Louisiana

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    December 19, 2021 by Dr. G

    Image of quilt display in the New Orleans Convention Center

    The Stitching Hope for the Louisiana Coast quilt collection goes on display at the 2021 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans

  8. SciQuilt – DSDP Leg 3

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    September 4, 2021 by Dr. G

    Dr. G posing with quilt

    A quilt dedicated to the legacy of scientific ocean drilling and its role in proving the theory of plate tectonics

  9. Full collection – Stitching Hope for the Louisiana Coast

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    June 30, 2021 by Dr. G

    All nine quilts are displayed in this post, with links to full descriptions and videos explaining their stories of coastal optimism.

  10. Drawing Down Towards Climate Solutions

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    June 24, 2021 by Dr. G

    Overview - Project Drawdown. Completed March 14, 2021, measures 18 inches across by 24 inches in height. Sashed half hexi pattern.

    A mini quilt collection that calls attention to climate solutions presented in the Project Drawdown sectors

  11. SciQuilt – The changing balance of Arctic sea ice

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    March 21, 2021 by Dr. G

    Quilt - The changing balance of Arctic sea ice

    I decided to try something different with my latest science-themed quilt – I challenged myself with a challenge! Curated Quilts …
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  12. Stitching Hope for the Louisiana Coast – Flood Gate

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    February 24, 2021 by Dr. G

    This quilt describes a flood gate structure, from a tour of the Bayou Petite Caillou Flood Gate in Louisiana with LUMCON

  13. SciQuilt – I HeART Earth Science

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    January 28, 2021 by Dr. G

    Image of hanging quilt I HeART Earth Science

    The online community platform Lifeology hosted a science communication challenge with the theme creativity in science. As I started reflecting …
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  14. Local Wisdom along the Louisiana Coast

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    January 11, 2021 by Dr. G

    front of quilt, Local Wisdom

    One way to combat coastal subsidence is to watch, to listen, and to learn from what locals have been doing and saying all along.

  15. Endangered Species Act and the Louisiana Coast

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    November 28, 2020 by Dr. G

    During OCEANDOTCOMM 2018, I learned so much during my short time at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), but there …
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  16. Introduction to Quilting Science Stories

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    November 13, 2020 by Dr. G

    I originally created this quilt to represent the overarching theme of all my quilts, but then I updated it to …
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  17. PA – Quilting during Science-a-Thon 2020

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    October 16, 2020 by Dr. G

    Dr. G posed with levee quilt

    Each year, I look forward to participating in the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) Science-a-Thon, a social media effort during …
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  18. Stitching Hope for the Louisiana Coast – Introductory Quilt

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    August 28, 2020 by Dr. G

    The quilt that introduces the science quilt collection on coastal optimism, Stitching Hope for the Louisiana Coast

  19. SciQuilt – It Begins With The Biome

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    June 7, 2020 by Dr. G

    Quilt with ocean fabrics

    World biomes is a good quilt topic, as there’s a “pointlessness of saving the pandas if you don’t start by saving the biome.”

  20. SciQuilt – Episode Zero

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    September 8, 2019 by Dr. G

    It seems as if my latest quilt should have been the very first one I created for my collection of …
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  21. SciQuilt – Project Drawdown

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    July 27, 2019 by Dr. G

    Drawdown is the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and then start …
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  22. Stitching Hope for the Coast – Marsh Restoration

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    December 28, 2018 by Dr. G

    On the afternoon of the second day of OCEANDOTCOMM, I joined a tour of the salt marshes to explore restoration efforts, led …
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  23. Stitching Hope for the Coast – Invasion of the Apple Snail

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    September 29, 2018 by Dr. G

    On the first full day of OCEANDOTCOMM, our final speaker of the morning was Delaina LeBlanc from BTNEP, the Barataria-Terrebonne …
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  24. Stitching Hope for the Coast – Pointe-au-Chien garden

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    July 22, 2018 by Dr. G

    On the third day of our time at OCEANDOTCOMM, we loaded on to a bus and headed over to meet …
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  25. Stitching Hope for the Coast – TABASCO® has no plans to leave home

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    July 11, 2018 by Dr. G

    Photo of TABASCO quilt hanging outdoors

    This is a video I created with the background and description of the quilt – please enjoy and share! Before …
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  26. Stitching Hope for the Coast – Christmas trees provide coastal optimism

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    June 28, 2018 by Dr. G

    I was a participant in the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) OCEANDOTCOM program in 2018. At that event, the gathering …
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Starting #SciArtFriday by cutting fabric for a new @joides_resolution #EXP390 quilt. I’ve never focused so much on cutting! The fabric is Three Cats/Da Gama Textiles that is made in South Africa & where I purchased it post-expedition. No room for errors - it’s a long way to get more! (unless @clairerouty wants to go with me to Cape Town again! 😂)
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I'm excited to share the first quilt in my new mini quilt collection. It is a celebration of the Endangered Species Act, which turns 50 this year. I'll be restarting #FrontDoorScience this year to share a new quilt each month with those walking through the neighborhood. I'm starting with this one (& thanks to @legalquilts for picking up the center fabric for me while I was out to sea! It is serving as the inspiration for the collection.). To learn more about this quilt, click on link in bio.