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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Weave-Along Week Three: Weft Interlock

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Time for some weft interlock. Using some scrap yarn, divide your warps into roughly four evenly spaced sections. Insert your four wefts going in the same direction, from left to right.  Then head back to the right starting with the
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Two needle method for beading on the loom

Posted on by goodquillhunting / Posted in Bead Weaving, Social Market for a Mirrix: Brenda Kigozi, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

As you probably know, the usual method of bead looming is to tie a length of weft to the edge warp then load your beads, and pass through them from the top. That’s how I started, and the only way
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Getting to the good part!

Posted on by goodquillhunting / Posted in Bead Weaving, Social Market for a Mirrix: Brenda Kigozi, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

The plan for yesterday included looming in the afternoon or evening. By the time I was done with shopping, cooking, washing and getting a packed lunch ready, it was too late to get in a decent amount. I was also
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Silk Purse Weave-Along Week 2 (Weave-Along 7)

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If you have a bottom spring kit, as I do here, start weaving your header.  If you don’t have a bottom spring kit, cut a thread three times the width of your loom.  Engage the shedding device, weave it to
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How to weave Leno Lace on the Mirrix loom

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Noreen Crone-Findlay, Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I am fascinated by exploring all  the different things that I can do with Mirrix looms. While I am involved in this four month long co-creation with Mirrix looms, I am going to be  looking at what I can and
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A slightly different approach to the ‘No Warp Ends’ technique

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Noreen Crone-Findlay, Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

I hate wasting yarn… so I really don’t like loom waste – who wants to toss their yarn in the trash? Really That’s why I love Claudia Chase’s ‘No Warp Ends’ technique for the Mirrix  looms. The one thing that
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First attempt at iphone/smartphone case

Posted on by claudiachase / Posted in Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A while back I started the silk purse for the latest weave-along.  I was so proud of myself for starting it a while few weeks before I needed to.  I took a bunch of photos but took no notes.  When
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Saved warp thread

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Noreen Crone-Findlay, Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I my last blog post, I talked about two projects that I rally want to loom, and how I couldn’t choose which to do first. Someone then suggested I could get them both on the loom. There are two options
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Combining Beads and Fiber on a Mirrix Loom (with the shedding device)

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This tutorial shows you how to do three basic tapestry techniques: Pick and Pick, Wavy Lines, Hatching. Combining Beads and Fiber on a Mirrix Loom (with the shedding device) Once you learn to combine beads and fiber, your weaving possibilities
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