Category Archives: Art Quilting

Catherine Whall Smith . . . use to MAKE CLOTHING, not anymore!

I grew up in a home where my mother Rose, was usually making something like curtains, clothes, etc. I too did the same when I had my own home. curtains, clothes, etc. But in the mid 1970’s when quilts were … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . JOINING borders to make a whole!

As “Transfusion #12” (the dresses) gets larger and larger – I realized that the weight of the quilt will compromise the stitching of each of FOUR separate border pieces on each of the sides. So my solution was to “Join … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . had a “studio pause” to meet a deadline.

Just when everything was going great in my studio as I worked through some ideas including adding my signature slashing lines inserted “after the fact” (see below)   for “Transfusion 12” – THE DRESS PROJECT, an email reminded me of … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thought SHE was a stickler for “the details”.

Even though my art reflects a randomness of lines – each of my pieces is well thought out to create that visual.  Shown below right, each line added impacts the “before” and “after”.  Recently my husband (while reading “Alexander Hamilton” … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders where what she sees GOES!

Everyday like you I see lots of stuff – most of which I take for granted that it will just be there.  Our 1830 house has a back staircase that I use all the time to get to the second … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . got her shot!

I really enjoy watching those “So WHAT are you waiting for!” GEICO  ads. Right now I am waiting to get my 2nd Covid-19 vaccine shot.  First shot done! So how will my life change after the 3 week wait – … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks it time to read this AGAIN!

It may be time to read my . . . Catherine Whall Smith . . . like you wonders HOW! Posted on October 5, 2017 again. It begins like this; “So maybe it is time to share this post that has … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . will be back BLOGGING later than sooner!

Happy New Year 2021 !!!!!! It’s done – 50 blog posts during 2020 – never had that as a goal, but as the pandemic worsened – reaching out weekly to share”something” was a life-saver to me. For me, the purpose … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith – admires snow falling down, how about YOU!

Fortunately I was able to admire last weeks’ snow falling down from my studio window. And I can view my interpretation of “Snow Falling Down” hung above the sitting area couch. I use my studio’s fabric stash as my “paint” … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . KNOWS she will be HOME for Christmas 2020.

Will you be home for Xmas or taking a “Road Trip” REAL or SURREAL? Right now the thought of being able to travel keeps me hopeful!  Fellow artist Dawn Allen has documented her personal journey as an artist in a … Continue reading

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