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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Continuing to Weave

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We hope you got some time out this Thanksgiving weekend to do some weaving between cooking and eating, but if not, you won’t be falling too far behind in the weave-along. This week, we’re continuing to weave and have explored (below) another
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The Beaded Purse: Beginning to Weave

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Once you get going weaving this purse you won’t want to stop.  I hope you have survived the warping of this piece whether using or not using the shedding device.  For me, it’s easy, but I’ve done it more than
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The Woven Purse: Beginning to Weave

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Quite a few years ago when Elena was a “wee babe” and I was determined to learn how to weave tapestry, there was no internet.  I had briefly taken a tapestry class while living in San Francisco when pregnant with
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Soft Flex Again and and another no warps bracelet

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I can’t stop experimenting with my Soft Flex wire with the No warps to weave in kit.  It’s not only fun and quite fast but the final product is amazing.  I think these bracelets will last forever.  So whether you
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New No Warps Bracelet one and two

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Daggers and size 8/0 seed beads on a Soft Flex copper wire warp This was fun and easy and we now have it in kit form:  http://www.mirrixlooms.com/nowarpstoweaveinbraceletkit.html I also am weaving another bracelet with a slightly thinner Soft Flex Warp
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Welcome to the 3rd Mirrix Weave-Along

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Welcome to the 3rd Mirrix Weave-Along We are very happy to be starting our third weave-along today. This is a very exciting event not only because we’re doing two different projects, but because we are taking on more advanced projects than
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Mirrix’s Weave-Along 3: The Beaded Purse

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We are ready to Begin! Pull out your patience and your love of beads and weaving, and let’s embark  on an adventure in bead weaving that is sure to be the first of many. Tools needed to weave this piece:
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Mirrix’s Weave-Along 3: The Woven Purse

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This kit contains the following:  -Ten 20 yard skeins of wool/mohair yarn -A 100 gram tube of Navajo wool warp -12 yards of five different novelty yarns for the strap -7 ½ grams of 11/0 seed beads -7 ½ grams
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Tomorrow’s Weave-along

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Getting ready for the beginning of our two weave-alongs due to start tomorrow.  Have no fear, if you haven’t ordered your kit(s) yet you still have time.  Tomorrow will be set up day and the results will be posted at http://awordfromelena.blogspot.com/ and
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