Category Archives: Art Quilting

Catherine Whall Smith and Joan Blade Johnson at the “Stitched” Opening

Here are a few more photos from the “Stitched” Reception on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019.  At The Ruth Wells Center for the Arts, 111 Main Street Southbridge MA. Gallery Hours  Friday 2 – 6 p.m.; Sat. Sun. 12 -4 p.m. … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is happy that there will be a break in the snow!

It’s still on! Reception and Artists Gallery Talks, Sunday, March 3rd, 2 – 4p.m. “Stitched” Fiber Art by Joan Blade Johnson and Catherine Whall Smith. Show dates: March 1st – 31st. Ruth Wells Center for the Arts, 111 Main Street, Southbridge, MA. … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is sharing an update on “Transformation/Blue Blood”

On December 22, 2018, I posted the pending birth of “Transformation/ Blue Blood”. This piece has been somewhat of a struggle. Pictured below, I’ve started to cut the lines that will be machine stitched into the piece;Next comes the laying of … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . Happy New Year 2019 – it’s going to be a busy year!

Since 2019 will be busy with several shows in the works. I decided to start thinking about which pieces I will be hanging for the month of February at the the Art Corridor on the Saint Raphael Campus of the … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . admits the color blue is working it’s way into her art!

The color BLUE is working it’s way onto my studio design wall. Blue is obviously the theme for the Smith’s Christmas tree this year.  Last year’s fake white tree has been taken out of the attic – a variety of BLUE … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith wonders . . . Do you have one of these?

It’s 2018 and this is my 9th yearly Thanksgiving post. Here is our dining room table almost ready for our family and friends. Those of you who host the yearly Thanksgiving feast know that it takes several trips to the grocery … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares a day at the New England Quilt Museum

On Saturday, we headed up to the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA to view for the first time “Explorations, Journeys in Creativity – The Quilt Artist’s Studio”.  This art exhibit is being presented in two parts:  In each … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks it time for an up-date and a reminder

UP-DATE:  My last post on August 23rd, 2018 included this statement; Done! Always a good feeling, because now I can start thinking about where I might enter “Get Me Out of Here . . Please!”.  Well I did enter this piece … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is done with “Get Me Out of Here – Please!”

Done! Always a good feeling, because now I can start thinking about where I might enter “Get Me Out of Here . . Please!”.   Below is a picture of my studio as I start to get the lights ready … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders what is the “Right amount of Wrong”

Since my art includes “improvisational piecing” – NO PATTERN – there is really no right or wrong design to the piece I am working on.  Notice I didn’t say “good or bad” design.  It happens – we all know that some … Continue reading

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