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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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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is Staying Home Stitching in her Studio and sending the CWA show up-date.

Considering the Chaos (BEFORE)Two of the Results – (AFTER) These two tops are now being hand quilted. I usually photograph the back of the quilt tops (see below) This is the last time I will be able to view the … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her trip to the Mystic Museum of Art today

So, if you remember, during July 2019 I shared my post  “Catherine Whall Smith . . enjoys-driving-the-back-roads-of-connecticut.  At that time the plastic covered hay bales were dressed up with bunny ears and sunglasses. Today I drove that same road and … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith’s New Year’s Resolutions include . . . working at a slower pace???

Happy New Year 2020! A year that I resolved to work at a slower pace, but maybe that is not what will happen.  Starting January 11th thru March 31st, 2020 my Fiber Art will be included in “Thread Count” an … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is “taking down” and “hanging up”!

Next Thursday (2/28/2019), I plan to be at the Art Corridor on the Saint Raphael Campus of the Yale New Haven Hospital for the “taking down” of the joint February 2019  show of fiber art created by me and paintings … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is sharing an update on “Transformation/Blue Blood”

On December 22, 2018, I posted the pending birth of “Transformation/ Blue Blood”. This piece has been somewhat of a struggle. Pictured below, I’ve started to cut the lines that will be machine stitched into the piece;Next comes the laying of … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith thinks . . . RED is my new favorite color

Artists will tell you how sensitive they are to color.  So when former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton walked onto the debate stage wearing a bright RED suit Monday night I murmured “wow” – what a statement color.  No … 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’s day at the beach was a wash out – BUT

So, my “Day of Sun and Fun” at the beach was kind of a washout – rained most of the day.  BUT,  the opening at the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery in Westerly, R. I. (ACGOW) was a lot more fun – well … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith is looking forward to a day on the shore and an Art Gallery Opening

Today, I called the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery in Westerly, R. I. (ACGOW) and was informed that my fiber art pieces “Spring Is Here” and “Black, Blue, and Bruised” were accepted into their 2016 Regional Art Show. Juried by Timothy McDowell, Professor of … Continue reading

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