Category Archives: Art Quilting

Catherine Whall Smith . . . KNOWS it’s BORING, but found more Treasures!

As I work on the hand quilting of this piece, I realize how much I enjoy seeing it’s top (shown below) Rather than the Back – which is pretty BORING! Though a lot of my Art is only quilted from … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . NOT SURE how it happened – the skeleton images!

My “Transfusion” series, which started many years ago – has now become my “BONES” series. The first of this series is “PAIN in my BONES” (70H x 66W) (shown below) – it is a a revisit of my piece “Pain” … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . Studio Up-Date #3 – ALMOST done!

Yes, almost DONE! – But something is off. Creating in the visual moment means I can adjust my art on my design wall. It goes something like this; I’m almost done and I see an area that “needs something”. Maybe, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith – studio UPDATE #2 – Hand Quilting in a 14 inch hoop.

Below is a detail image of my latest “Transfusion” series piece. I have learned a lot since executing #1. As I hand quilt sections of this piece, in my 14 inch hoop, I am struck by the smaller “PARTS” of … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares the December 2022 Bicentennial Quilt of the Month.

The December 2022 Quilt of the month is titled “Marriage is Seldom Black and White . . . but Many SHADES of Grey” Original design – by Catherine Whall Smith (Hand Quilted) Since many marriages occur in a church I … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . considers the fabric dots – Studio Update #1.

Even though I purchased the red with white dot fabric to be used as a background design, the more I looked at it the more I realized that the evenly spaced dots would form a perfect vertical line on my … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is busy in her studio!

Hope everyone had a “Happy Thanksgiving” and is enjoying the “left-overs”. Which reminds me of my fabric scrap “left-overs” – from all of the pieces that I created for my “Transfusion” series. Here are a few photos of what’s happening … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders “Did YOU do it!”

So did you get that extra hour of sleep after setting back your clocks??? Getting one extra hour for me usually means an extra hour in my studio. Though I should probably use the extra hour to finish up the … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is looking forward to the Bicentennial Talk – “Chaplin Homes in Fiber Art and Photos”

Saturday, November 5th – 1:00 pm at the Senior Center Presented by Catherine Whall Smith and Bruce Raymond In celebration of Chaplin’s bicentennial, join Chaplin residents Catherine Whall Smith and Bruce Raymond to view Bruce’s photos of Chaplin homes, doors, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is heading to the Windsor Art Center, HOW about YOU!

Lots going on to share, but first my auction piece “Coffee With Friends” by SAQA Member Glen Parks arrived! It makes me happy and I am looking forward to visits with friends to celebrate this piece. This week-end I plan … Continue reading

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