Catherine Whall Smith . . Join Me-May 21st 2022 @1pm

The “May Quilt of the Month” made and hand quilted by CWSmith using images of Ruth Snow Bowen and her home.

Quilt Talk /Exhibit – Ruth Snow Bowen – Chaplin Quilt Maker


SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, May 21st, 2022

TIME: 1:00 p.m.  – 2:00 P. M.    Admission FREE

PLACE:  Chaplin Public Library – Chaplin Street Chaplin, CT 06235

Join Chaplin resident Catherine Smith as she shares her on-going research of 

“The Quilt Lady” one of Connecticut’s most prolific quilters, Ruth Snow Bowen.

On view will be Ruth’s last quilt #269 – “Grandmother’s Flower Garden”.

Ruth Snow Bowen (1/4/1895 – 10/10/1983)

In addition find out what Ruth’s family did on a daily basis as recorded or “tweeted” by her mother, Laura M. Snow in a series of diaries.

(January 1, 1934 – December 31, 1938)

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Please bring any items, quilts, and interesting facts that you may have related to Ruth Snow Bowen or other Chaplin Quilters.

Please share your quilt stories!

Questions:  Contact Cathy Smith – Phone: (860) 455-0270 (land line – no texting);

or, Email :


About Catherine Whall Smith

Fiber Artist working with contemporary textiles.
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