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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Slow and steady wins the race

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I’ve managed to do a little joining on the panels of the purse. When I get a chance to sit down and do any, I get into a rhythm and it goes quite smoothly. But overall it is a little
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And CUT!

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It’s off the loom!!!! And it feels lovely in my hands. Yesterday I finished weaving the photo bracelet that was on the other side of the loom. I then had the boring (self-inflicted) task of reweaving those pesky warp ends.
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Tips for quick and easy heddling on Mirrix looms

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Tips for quick and easy heddling on Mirrix looms I love how easy it is to warp the Mirrix looms. I’ve found that there are a few things that can make the process of attaching the heddles go quick as a
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Warping Mirrix Looms with Loom Extenders

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Warping Mirrix Looms with Loom Extenders Loom extenders for the Mirrix looms are sooooooo neat! You’ll need to make a few adjustments when you are warping the extended loom. Your best friends when warping the extended loom: Two chairs that don’t
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Setting up loom extenders on the Mirrix loom

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Setting up loom extenders on the Mirrix loom Normally, I tend to prefer small looms, but I have just fallen in love with using  loom extender bars on the Mirrix loom. copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay It’s really hard to convey how tall
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A few notes about the Treadle and hints and tips for the Mirrix

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A few notes about the Treadle and hints and tips for the Mirrix A couple of my friends on Ravelry asked me to show them why I love the treadle for my Mirrix loom so much.(Apart from the fact that my
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Back on track

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As mentioned previously, I wasn’t happy with the colour of the neck area. It was standing out too much, and not quite right. I should have changed it as I wove those rows, but fear wouldn’t let me. Hindsight is
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To frog or not to frog

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It’s been one of ‘those weeks’. The type where life gets in the way. On top of that, my beading mojo did a disappearing act on me! So I was left with no motivation, despite working on something nice and
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Cheap and Cheerful alternatives for tapestry bobbins

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Tapestry bobbins have a  mystique around them and  they can be expensive.But, what do you do if you need a lot of tapestry bobbins and have a limited budget?Well… you improvise. copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay First you analyse, then you upcycle!
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Weave-Along 7: Finishing Your Purse

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It’s time to finish your lovely silk purse.  After having woven the header (the last few rows of warp material woven in as weft), cut your piece from the loom remembering to leave five inches of fringe to make tying
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