Category Archives: Hand Quilted

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 . . . thinks it may be time for a second chance!

This may be your chance to view the SECOND and final WEEK-END of the 2020 Artist Open Studios of Northeast CT 0n December 5th and 6th. – As previously noted the majority of participating artists are following CT State guidelines … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders what was the SIZE of your Thanksgiving gathering.

Thanksgiving after Thanksgiving – ten years and counting – I usually post something about the SIZE of my Thanksgiving Turkey or Turkeys! This year the news tells us to DOWN-SIZE our Turkey Gathering – did you do that?  My original … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . admits she has a lot of BIAS!

“Hay . . . Keep Your Distance #6” – needed a lot of BIAS binding and a REAL name – so because of the scissor images in one of the fabrics – (see detail below) it has been named “Cutting … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . “Where’s Hillary and “Here’s Hillary”- where are they now!

Before the 2008 Election, I started working on a piece that I thought would celebrate the nomination of Hillary Clinton as the Democrats Presidential candidate. History changed my focus when Barack Obama became the nominee. Thus the completed piece shown … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders when will I be able to pick up my Art at MMOA and the Hartford Framing Gallery.

So, as many of you have experienced a lot of museums, galleries, and art shows have been either cancelled, gone virtual, or put on hold.  I still have pieces from my “Transfusion” series in two temporarily closed locations in CT.  … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is Staying Home Stitching in her Studio and sending the CWA show up-date.

Considering the Chaos (BEFORE)Two of the Results – (AFTER) These two tops are now being hand quilted. I usually photograph the back of the quilt tops (see below) This is the last time I will be able to view the … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her trip to the Mystic Museum of Art today

So, if you remember, during July 2019 I shared my post  “Catherine Whall Smith . . enjoys-driving-the-back-roads-of-connecticut.  At that time the plastic covered hay bales were dressed up with bunny ears and sunglasses. Today I drove that same road and … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . enjoys driving the back roads of Connecticut

Sunday, July 7th on my way to the Mystic Museum of Art in Mystic, CT I can across this, I was eager to get to the “drop-off” in Mystic, so on my way home to Chaplin, CT I stopped on … Continue reading

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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.

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