Author Archives: Catherine Whall Smith

About Catherine Whall Smith

Fiber Artist working with contemporary textiles.

Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders what was the SIZE of your Thanksgiving gathering.

Thanksgiving after Thanksgiving – ten years and counting – I usually post something about the SIZE of my Thanksgiving Turkey or Turkeys! This year the news tells us to DOWN-SIZE our Turkey Gathering – did you do that?  My original … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares the inside of the “She Shed”.

This week I worked on hanging some of my RED fiber art in the “She Shed”, which included a few of my many “PARTS” – they are each (12H x 12W) squares mounted for easy hanging, Priced at $75.  – … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . TIME to plant and TIME to move on!

I thought after all the yard clean up from that broken tree that has been in our yard since March 2020 , which also coincides with the start of the Corona Virus pandemic, that the yard work was complete. Guess … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is thinking she needs a HAT to do her stitching.

When you have some “idle” time how about checking out Pinterest–Ladies stitching thru history – https://www.pinterest.com/shirleyrapp/art-of-ladies-stitching-thru-history/                          Of note is Madame Defarge shown below as she records in her knitted … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . so what are those COWS up to NOW!

Happy Halloween Week-end and FIRST snow in CT!  Here’s the UP-DATE on those cows! –  – So I decided, even though I couldn’t find the original j.peg image to just go ahead and take a photo of the photo that … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . found “THIS”, while looking for “THAT”

Since the 12 pieces of the “Hay . . . Keep Your Distance” series are finished, I decided to work on the cows image that I’ve had on my design wall for quite a while! I like the way they … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . being in Control of WHAT!

Recently, I read that Artists really like to be in control, and I totally agree.  Whether we use, paint, clay,  fabric, or some other medium we get to decide what happens and what the out come will be.  Right now … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . Going, Going, GONE!!

Last Friday, I found time to bid on and purchase one of the SAQA 2020 Auction pieces!  I did a quick review and then I noticed #518 “Dementia” by Heidi Drahota of Nürnberg, Germany: http://www.heidi-drahota.de .  Shown right – it’s … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . is getting the “SHE SHED” ready for AOS.

Our over 100 ft. tall pine lives on ( https://catherinewhallsmith.com/2020/05/01/catherine-whall-smith-sees-lines-and-shapes-everywhere/ ) . . . attached to the “She Shed”.  We’ve repurposed some of the tree limbs into fences on either side of the shed that was just cleaned out to … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . just read “Cows Help with COVI-19 Treatment – No Bull !”

Because the fabric around the hay bale image has printed bottles of milk, I decided to name “Hay . . . KYD#11” – “Cows . . . Got Milk and Plasma!” to remind us that Cows Help With COVID-19 Treatment, … Continue reading

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