Category Archives: Art Quilting

Catherine Whall Smith . . . Diamond Day is TODAY!!!

The SAQA Benefit Auction opens on Friday, September 9 with Diamond Day! Any quilt is available for $1,000; the first bidder wins. The rest of this reverse-price auction is divided into three sections, with a new section open each Monday. Bid … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her “PAIN”

For the month of September, I decided to hang “PAIN” or “On the EDGE . . . Ready to JUMP!” One of a Kind Original Design by CWSmith Machine Pieced. Hand Quilted. All Cotton Materials.In 1993  “ Pain” (60H x 54W) was … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . August “Grab and Go”

August 2022 Bicentennial Quilt of the Month During the years that we have lived in Chaplin since 1974 this home at 96 Chaplin Street has changed owners three times.    I photograghed this house because I enjoyed seeing the American flag … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . just hung it!

So yesterday, I removed the June “Bicentennial Quilt of the Month” from the Chaplin Library and hung “Where The Red Moon Rises” When I was working on this piece, I was stumped as to how to finish the border that … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . knows it’s happening!

It happens every year – The Farmington Valley Quilt Guild is sponsoring Connecticut Hang-A-Quilt Day on June 18, 2022 – 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM . It is the perfect open air quilt show! Hang a quilt outside your house … Continue reading

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

Quilt Talk /Exhibit – Ruth Snow Bowen – Chaplin Quilt Maker PLEASE JOIN ME 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 … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . knows it SPREADS!!

I just recently realized how many people in countries outside the U. S. have viewed my Fiber Art. A quick check on my Blog Statistics showed that during the Pandemic in the past two years people in 42 countries have … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares AQE – What fun!

If you didn’t get to Art Quilt Elements 2022 this past week-end, well, here is the link to the art quilts in this show; http://www.artquiltelements.org/aqe-2022-online-exhibition/ And below I shared my journey to complete my piece – “Cut Stitch Sew” 60 … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares that National Quilting Day is Saturday March 19th, 2022 – here’s how to CELEBRATE!

My piece “Transfusion in TWO PARTS” (60H x 72W) shown below can be seen in this show along with the rest of the Fiber Art in “COLLECTION B” by the following Artists – Mary Arnold, Pat Budge, Beth Carney, Nancy … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares the March Chaplin Bicentennial “Quilt/Home of the Month”

Today I was able to change out the Quilt/Home of the Month at the Chaplin Town Library. Below is the quilt and the information on the signage that hangs with my quilt “Heating Up the Hay”. 51 Chaplin Street, Chaplin, … Continue reading

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