Tag Archives: Hand stitching

Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her “PAIN”

For the month of September, I decided to hang “PAIN” or “On the EDGE . . . Ready to JUMP!” One of a Kind Original Design by CWSmith Machine Pieced. Hand Quilted. All Cotton Materials.In 1993  “ Pain” (60H x 54W) was … Continue reading

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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

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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 . . . is waiting for the “WHITE STUFF”! (and it’s HERE!)

While I am waiting for the “WHITE STUFF” I decided to share a few UP-DATES 1 – MIXMASTER: Juried Members Exhibition – ON VIEW January 30th – March 16th, 2022Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT. Initiated to support and recognize contemporary art, … 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 . . . sees LINES and SHAPES everywhere.

During last week’s storm, one of our large – over 1o0 feet high evergreen tree’s cracked partway down the trunk. Below is one of the sections on the ground. I was so delighted that it just barely missed our garden … Continue reading

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