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Catherine Whall Smith . . . so how many have you made – Phyllis Small has made 80!

Yeah, you read it correctly “80@80:The artworks of Phyllis Small” – Opening Weekend: Saturday, March 20, 2021 – 10a-4p & Sunday, March 21, 11a-4p. Grab & Go treats! FREE  From March 21 through May 1, 2021, The Windsor Art Center … Continue reading

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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

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . JOINING borders to make a whole!

As “Transfusion #12” (the dresses) gets larger and larger – I realized that the weight of the quilt will compromise the stitching of each of FOUR separate border pieces on each of the sides. So my solution was to “Join … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . had a “studio pause” to meet a deadline.

Just when everything was going great in my studio as I worked through some ideas including adding my signature slashing lines inserted “after the fact” (see below)   for “Transfusion 12” – THE DRESS PROJECT, an email reminded me of … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . found “THIS”, while looking for “THAT”

Since the 12 pieces of the “Hay . . . Keep Your Distance” series are finished, I decided to work on the cows image that I’ve had on my design wall for quite a while! I like the way they … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . in the garden waiting for the “LOCUSTS to COME”!

Really, Not Really – LOCUSTS! Shortly after getting our electric power back I received an email from our First Selectman Bill Rose, indicating that now we needed to be on the look out for mosquitoes carrying the eastern equine encephalitis … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is doing a little reading!

According to the “Birds in Connecticut” field guide by Stan Tekiela the bird in the Alexander Henry Fabrics Collection: “Bird Seed” fabric used in my “Hay . . . Keep Your Distance” fiber art series could be the American Gold … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders if our teachers will be wearing masks in the Fall.

My studio up-date on the “Barriers” series will be short this week.  I completed the top to the first shutter panel, looked pretty good – but as I was thinking about where my hand quilting would go, I thought that … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is stitching up more masks to get ready to get out of LOCK DOWN!

This Friday, I am sharing something on the lighter side from ~ Bear Creek Quilting Co. “I hear some people are starting to feel stressed in lockdown! I was just talking about this with my sewing machine, and she seamed … Continue reading

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