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Catherine Whall Smith . . . says “THANKS”

Besides being fully vaccinated this Thanksgiving, I have one more thing to be thankful for – as I just received my order of Treasures Printable fabrics – a total of 3 packets  = 22 sheets.  I found them on-line from … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is pleased with the numbers!

Though I think we all will agree that we are not pleased with the Covid vaccination numbers as the infection rate and numbers rise – but, there are some numbers that are worth sharing. The price of Art Quilts that … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is a Completer!

I am  a completer . . . no matter how long it takes! Artists refer to unfinished work as “Works in Progress” (WIP’s). My “Barriers” and “Ruth Snow Bowen” quilts are still “WIP’s” I ask myself “Why?”.  Since starting these … Continue reading

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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 . . . Catherine Whall Smith . . . is amazed that she has some “Corona Virus” fabric!

One of my favorite sayings is “SIMPLIFY! SIMPLIFY! SIMPLIFY! I even have that sign! Studio Up-Date: the top of the first panel of my “Barriers” series is almost complete – will post that next Friday. AND, “Hay . . . … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . will hang “Pain”.

Getting ready for Connecticut’s “Hang – a – Quilt” Day on Saturday, June 20th, 2020 – time to decide which piece I will hang on our side porch. Right now with all that is happening, I’m thinking “Pain” (59H x … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . works in a series WHY???

As you may have noticed, I usually work in a series. A SERIES is defined as a group or a number of related or similar things, or events, arranged or occurring in temporal, spatial, or other order of succession.  My … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her process START to FINISH!

START TO FINISH    Today, I thought I would share my “improvisational” piecing process using five images; #1 – The fabric piece with red dots on a white background has been laid on top of the background fabric. #2 – … 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 . . . thinks it’s time to move and don’t forget Saturday’s demo by Kate Themel

Time to move to another color palette.  Red, red, and more RED, that color in a variety of prints has dominated my work in my “Transfusion” series for quite awhile.  But as you can see below, there are some new … Continue reading

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