Category Archives: Fiber Art

Catherine Whall Smith will be taking a break from all the Hand Quilting

My last post indicated that I was ready to start hand-quilting my newest piece “Transfusion #3” and that is exactly what I’ve been doing for days.  Major callouses have started to form on my left hand fingers as I feel … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is indeed back in her studio.

Yes, I am back in my studio working on my “Transfusion” series;  #3 a fairly large piece (43H x 73W) has been taken off my design wall (see below) and after basting the 3 layers (top/batting/back) together I will start … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is back from a QBL (Quilting by the Lake) workshop and needs to get back to her studio . . BUT

So. I am back from a 2-day workshop at QBL and I also had a chance to see the second part of Nancy Crow’s  invitational show, which includes 21 artists; Titled: Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts.  On view June 3rd, – August … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . invites you to the CLOSING CELEBRATION of “Locally Inspired” Fiber/Quilt Show

From Jamie Eves, Executive Director, WTHM:  YOUR INVITED!         (Above: “Jeweled Leaves” by Pat Ferguson; “Ford in the Aspens” by Dawn Allen) “The Windham Textile & History Museum’s terrific month-long quilt show, “Locally Inspired,” closes this Saturday, July … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wants to know are you ready for a road trip and some Fiber Fun!

Is it time for that road trip?  After several months of planning and a few weeks to complete  the set-up of the “Locally Inspired” Quilt show;  Joan Blade Johnson and I are looking forward to this Saturday’s – June 10th “Quilting … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is looking forward to attending TWO up-coming museum openings

A new year and it is starting off busy as usual.  My studio time for the past few months has focused on my “Here’s Hillary” piece (almost complete) and  working with a palette of solid colors in my “Tying Up … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks it’s time to start the 2017 calendar

Like me, do you feel like you are a little behind this year with the Holidays already upon us. – Usually the task of creating my next years calendar is long on it’s way to completion by now.  I use … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks it is time to start “Here’s Hillary”

So, summer 2016 has been hot, and busy.  I was able to enter two local juried shows.  “Artistic Wanderings 2016” all mediums – Norwich Art Center Galleries, Norwich CT. August 3 – August 27th. At this show “In the Hay … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is getting ready to hang her Fiber Art at the WTHM – Duggan Mill in Willimantic, CT

It’s Thursday and time to double check that everything is ready for the Textile Trio event at the Windham Textile & History Museum in Willimantic, CT on Saturday, June 11th, 2016.  The quilts are almost ready to be transported to … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith’s day at the beach was a wash out – BUT

So, my “Day of Sun and Fun” at the beach was kind of a washout – rained most of the day.  BUT,  the opening at the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery in Westerly, R. I. (ACGOW) was a lot more fun – well … Continue reading

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