Tag Archives: Art Quilts
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
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
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
Catherine Whall Smith . . . August “Grab and Go”
August 2022 Bicentennial Quilt of the Month During the years that we have lived in Chaplin since 1974 this home at 96 Chaplin Street has changed owners three times. I photograghed this house because I enjoyed seeing the American flag … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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