Catherine Whall Smith will be at the WTHM on CT Open House Day 2016

During this years CT Open House Day I will be participating in one of the TEXTILE TRIO 2016 events IMG_0123-300x283at the Windham Textile & History Museum @411 Main St., Willimantic, CT – from 10AM – 4PM.  The June 11th Quilting & Fiber Arts Day will include the following;

VENDORS                                         

Allison Wilbur – Vintage Fiber Art Embellishments
Carol Eaton – Unique Hand-Dyed & Painted Fabric
Michele Palmer – Vintage fabrics & Textile Books
MJ Fiber Art – Hand-dyed silk scarves and Fiber Art
Stitch Chicks – Quilting Fabric and notions

Catherine Smith – Display and Sale of over 20 quilts

MUSIC – Heartstrings – Melanie & Mack Johnston, mountain dulcimer, mandolin & guitar.  Sally Rogers – Folk & Mill Music

DEMONSTRATIONS
Ongoing
Schillers Sewing Circle – Sewing & Embroidery Machines
Carol R. Eaton – Designing a quilt
Scheduled
12:00 pm Hand Quilting – Catherine Whall Smith
1:00 pm Folk & Mill Songs – Sally Rogers
2:00 pm Printing Images on Fabric – Catherine Smith and Joan Blade Johnson
3:00 pm Working with Pre-Cut Fabric – Stitch Chicks Quilt Shop

LECTURES / TRUNK SHOWS in the MAIN BUILDING, SECOND FLOOR
11:00am SAQACT Trunk Show – Hope Barton
11:45am Modern Quilting – Rita Hannafin
1:15pm Quilts for Change – Allison Wilbur
2:00pm Mill Girls Painted Quilts – Barbara Barber
2:45pm Anatomy of a Quilt Appraisal – Lois Palmer, Certified Quilt Appraiser

While you are visiting all the lectures, vendors, and displays you will also have an opportunity to view the current WTHM exhibit titled; “Irish Eyes: The Irish Experience in a Connecticut Mill Town”. Beginning with the Famine in the 1840s, thousands of Irish came to Willimantic and other Connecticut mill towns, seeking a new life. Come see the third in the Mill Museum’s series of exhibits about the diverse ethnic groups who came to Willimantic, CT, to help build the Thread City: the Irish.

             SO PLEASE JOIN US AND ENJOY THE DAY!!

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About Catherine Whall Smith

Fiber Artist working with contemporary textiles.
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