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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Weaving with gold thread and beads

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Weaving tapestry and beads but without the shedding device is both simple and quick when you are weaving only a very thin piece.  Using a tapestry needle (the ones intended for needle point or for finishing knitting garments) you can
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Finishing The Cuff

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Weave-Along 4 | 2 Comments

When you’ve finished weaving (using any combination of straight lines, different fiber combinations, beads and tapestry techniques) you are ready to cut your piece off the loom. Then, you’ll finish your ends and begin sewing your weaving onto a brass
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Affinity Bracelets (aka grown-up friendship bracelets)

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I can’t stop weaving.  I held back until ten until starting weaving. I entertained myself with replacing the belt on the vacuum and then even using it in my studio.  Then I went full tilt.  Warped up the mini for
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Friendship Bracelet from the Mind of Elena

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The other day Elena had this brainstorm:  why not weave friendship-like bracelets on the Mirrix loom?  Would be a perfect project for the Mini, she thought.  And was she ever correct.  And the amusing piece is after my silk warp
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Friendship Bracelet on The Mini

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Remember friendship bracelets? This is the grown-up version. Make lots in different colors, give them away, wear them, have fun! This project is super easy and so is the finishing (yay!). From warping to tying on my wrist, this took an
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Tapestry Techniques

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Tapestry Weaving, Weave-Along 4 | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Weaving tapestry is painting with fiber.  As you learn new techniques you gain the skills to weave different shapes and patterns and to better translate your ideas. The tapestry/bead cuff bracelet is a great place to begin playing with tapestry
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