Tag Archives: Hand stitching

Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks it’s time to start the 2017 calendar

Like me, do you feel like you are a little behind this year with the Holidays already upon us. – Usually the task of creating my next years calendar is long on it’s way to completion by now.  I use … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is sharing her work in progress

My last post shared the piece “Here’s Hillary” that is presently on my design wall.  I usually work on two or more styrofoam panels that are roughly 7 feet high by 4 feet wide.  Placing two side by side gives … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . says “Thank-You” to Mabel Kingsbury Fentress!!

Last night was the opening of the Mystic Art Center’s – 59th Regional Show (August 7th – September 19th). My piece “In the Hay Field/Day” received  the Mabel Kingsbury Fentress Award.   As usual the event was packed. Attendees also had an … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith will be sharing her thoughts on what inspires and drives her art

Events coming up include my speaking at the Bristol Quilt Guild meeting this week.  In 1993  ”Pain” (59H x 53W inches) shown below was  juried into “Materials: Hard & Soft”
at the Greater Denton Arts Council,  in Denton, Texas.  It is … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith is thinking . . . time to take down the “Line Dances” show

“Line Dances” at the University of Connecticut will end this Friday, October 19th. I’ll be removing the pieces at the Thomas Dodd Research Center and Homer Babbidge Library Gallery on the Plaza at the end of the week.  So if … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith – adds “Orange Peels” to the Line Dances exhibit at UConn

Because I had to remove “Views – Country/City” from one of the Homer Babbidge Library showcases to deliver it to it’s new owner – I decided to fill the space with an an earlier piece that incorporates my lines.  The … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith sends a thank-you to WTHM

Thank- you to the Windham Textile & History Museum  for hosting my talk yesterday and for their support in displaying my pieces in the show “Line Dances 2”. Developing my “talk” about my art quilts and my process in creating them … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith’s exhibit “Line Dances 2” is on display at the Windham History and Textile Museum in Willimantic, CT

Besides hanging “Line Dances” at the University of Connecticut – I was also invited to display a few of my pieces at the Windham History and Textile Museum in Willimantic, CT.  The pieces that you will be able to view … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith invites you to check out Norma Schlager’s website blog

This past week was spent hanging the pieces in my 20 year retrospective show “Line Dances” at the Homer Babbidge Library and the Thomas Dodd Research Center. A HUGE THANK-YOU goes out to Jane Recchio, Marketing Specialist at the University … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith suggests quilting from the back of your fiber art

My signature stye of hand quilting can be seen by looking at the back of one of my pieces. Several years ago I decided that I needed to focus on the process of hand quilting rather than thinking about the … Continue reading

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