Category: Creative

Hoopla

Embroidery is a millennia-old
 craft and art form, practiced predominantly by women and passed down from mother to daughter. The craft has morphed and adapted over time as new technologies have influenced it. New...

Threadsteading

Threadsteading is a two-player territorial control game for quilting and embroidery machines, designed in collaboration with Disney Research Pittsburgh. In Threadsteading, players take on the role of rival scouting commanders tasked with exploring a map....

eBee: An Electronic Quilt Game

eBee is an art and research project that merges quilting, game design, and e-textiles. It investigates the opportunity for new kinds of playable and educational experiences to emerge from non-traditional technologies, and questions the...

Quilt Design a Day

The Quilt Design a Day (QDAD) project, started by Anne Sullivan, was a challenge to design a new quilt every day based on a provided inspiration image and color palette. The Facebook group has quickly grown...

Collaboration

Collaboration is a quilt that was designed in collaboration between myself and a piece of software I created. The software, named Foundry, procedurally generates paper piecing patterns according to parameters that can be tweaked by the user, such...

Women of the Periodic Table

Women of the Periodic Table is a quilt designed for the 2014 Cambridge Science Festival’s “Central Elements” show. It showcases the five women who contributed to the discovery of elements on the periodic table: Marie...