Tag Archives: Fiber Art

Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares the March Chaplin Bicentennial “Quilt/Home of the Month”

Today I was able to change out the Quilt/Home of the Month at the Chaplin Town Library. Below is the quilt and the information on the signage that hangs with my quilt “Heating Up the Hay”. 51 Chaplin Street, Chaplin, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares the February 2022 “Quilt/Home of the Month”

The quilt that I decided to hang at the Chaplin Public Library for February 2022 with the 12”x12” square of the William Ross Library is titled “Tribute to Truitt” (44H x 46W).  This piece was first shown in 2010 at … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . welcomes in 2022!

Happy New Year 2022! Off to a great start – spent many hours in my studio in 2021 – finished the top of “Transfusion . . . Back Pain” which means I have alot of meditative hand stitching time ahead … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . knows Christmas is a time of “Sharing & Giving”

This week on Facebook a “Fiber Friend” Sandi Schrader posted the following “with a very heavy heart”. As much as I love quilting and everything that comes with it, it is taking up too much of my time. I am … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is getting the “She Shed” ready for AOS, Saturday, December 4th, and Sunday, December 5th 2021

The final week-end of Artists’ Open Studios of Northeast Connecticut will be Dec. 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dozens of artists in Ashford, Chaplin, Columbia, Coventry, Danielson, Eastford, Mansfield, Pomfret, Putnam, Storrs, Thompson, Tolland, Willimantic, Willington, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . from ONE come MANY!!

Working in a series creates MANY. Right now I have MANY pots filled with blooming cactus plants. All but one of the pots shown below were a part of a single large cactus plant. Recently divided up they now reinforce … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith. . . thinks Steve did a great job!

There is a lot to celebrate today – it’s Connecticut’s “Hang-A-Quilt” Day; and Juneteenth is now a Federal holiday – the annual celebration commemorating the day when the last enslaved African-Americans were informed that they were free. Below is a … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares “Thread Count” demo and lectures for February and March 2020

There is a lot going on at the Hartford Fine Art and Framing Gallery. “Thread Count” Winter 2020 Lecture Series and Demonstrations are free to all artists and art lovers. Check out Facebook for up-dates. https://www.facebook.com/hartfordfineartandframing/ Sat.  Feb. 15th, 11AM … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . so what is she up to NOW!!

WOW it’s April 2017 and believe it or not I just finished mailing out my 2017 pocket calendar to my clientele.  In order to visually interpret the size of each mini image on the calendar, I decided to add sizes … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith is looking forward to a day on the shore and an Art Gallery Opening

Today, I called the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery in Westerly, R. I. (ACGOW) and was informed that my fiber art pieces “Spring Is Here” and “Black, Blue, and Bruised” were accepted into their 2016 Regional Art Show. Juried by Timothy McDowell, Professor of … Continue reading

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