Tag Archives: Hand stitching

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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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her studio picture

Stay Tuned for what will be a very exciting exhibit. “Explorations: Journeys in Creativity, The Quilt Artist’s Studio”. Congratulations go to the 24 artists selected for this exhibit:  Agusta Agustsson, Susan Bleiweiss, Ann Brauer, Diane Cadrain, Sue Colozzi, Judy Dales, Janis Doucette, Diane English, Janice M. Jones, Mary-Ellen Latino, Marya … Continue reading

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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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