Tag Archives: Studio Quilts

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 . . . says “THANKS”

Besides being fully vaccinated this Thanksgiving, I have one more thing to be thankful for – as I just received my order of Treasures Printable fabrics – a total of 3 packets  = 22 sheets.  I found them on-line from … 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 . . . is Celebrating the “Fourth of July 2021” by being THANKFUL!

If you check my Shows & Publication link https://catherinewhallsmith.com/portfolio/juried-shows-and-publications/ you will see that I have been in a lot of Art shows since 1983 when I started to record my journey in Fiber Art. BUT, I have to say that … 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 . . . use to MAKE CLOTHING, not anymore!

I grew up in a home where my mother Rose, was usually making something like curtains, clothes, etc. I too did the same when I had my own home. curtains, clothes, etc. But in the mid 1970’s when quilts were … 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 . . . shares her process START to FINISH!

START TO FINISH    Today, I thought I would share my “improvisational” piecing process using five images; #1 – The fabric piece with red dots on a white background has been laid on top of the background fabric. #2 – … Continue reading

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