Author Archives: Catherine Whall Smith

About Catherine Whall Smith

Fiber Artist working with contemporary textiles.

Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares a “this makes me LAUGH!!!

Morning Motivation With DJ Khaled – for GEICO Insurance – Makes me laugh!!! If you click on the link below, you will see what I mean. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssBt8DrbAi8 My favorite part of this Geico commercial is when he says “Tiny circles, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . Happy Independence Day Week-end 2020!

To Celebrate  – the Mystic Museum of Art has put together a virtual show titled – AMERICANA: 64th Annual Themed Regional Exhibition Dates: July 4 – September 26, 2020. My piece “Hay . . . Keep Your Distance #4” (far … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . was successful in finding more “Bird Seed” fabric!

As mentioned in my last post, I save the selvage edge of my fabrics to be able to purchase more fabric at a later date.   I didn’t know at the time I started the “Hay . . . Keep Your … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . Catherine Whall Smith . . . is amazed that she has some “Corona Virus” fabric!

One of my favorite sayings is “SIMPLIFY! SIMPLIFY! SIMPLIFY! I even have that sign! Studio Up-Date: the top of the first panel of my “Barriers” series is almost complete – will post that next Friday. AND, “Hay . . . … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . will hang “Pain”.

Getting ready for Connecticut’s “Hang – a – Quilt” Day on Saturday, June 20th, 2020 – time to decide which piece I will hang on our side porch. Right now with all that is happening, I’m thinking “Pain” (59H x … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . works in a series WHY???

As you may have noticed, I usually work in a series. A SERIES is defined as a group or a number of related or similar things, or events, arranged or occurring in temporal, spatial, or other order of succession.  My … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders if our teachers will be wearing masks in the Fall.

My studio up-date on the “Barriers” series will be short this week.  I completed the top to the first shutter panel, looked pretty good – but as I was thinking about where my hand quilting would go, I thought that … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks as Memorial Day weekend approaches – will we still practice “Social Distancing”.

Are we going BACK to this?OR, be safe and continue to practice social distancing this Memorial Day Week-end. There are always more ideas being generated for my “Barriers” series.  Maybe adding the color yellow, like in my photo below of … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is stitching up more masks to get ready to get out of LOCK DOWN!

This Friday, I am sharing something on the lighter side from ~ Bear Creek Quilting Co. “I hear some people are starting to feel stressed in lockdown! I was just talking about this with my sewing machine, and she seamed … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders when will I be able to pick up my Art at MMOA and the Hartford Framing Gallery.

So, as many of you have experienced a lot of museums, galleries, and art shows have been either cancelled, gone virtual, or put on hold.  I still have pieces from my “Transfusion” series in two temporarily closed locations in CT.  … Continue reading

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