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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sketching Swatching and Sampling are such valuable weaving tools

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

I am working hard on a new tapestry. It’s inching along, as tapestry does, when you are in focused mode. BUT… I found myself feeling really stuck when I finished one section, and couldn’t move forward onto the next section.
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Weave-Along 7: Continuing to Weave

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Today we will weave the rest of the piece.  Next week we finish it. Our first technique will be wavey lines.  They are simple to do and have a fun effect.  All you do is weave two passes of one
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Creating a pattern from a photo

Posted on by goodquillhunting / Posted in Bead Weaving, Social Market for a Mirrix: Brenda Kigozi, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

I was asked to create a bracelet from a photo of the great Nelson Mandela. I was able to find a very good photo. Although the file size (and quality) isn’t ideal, it will work. When creating patterns from photos,
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How to weave inkle bands on Mirrix Looms Part Four

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

This is the fourth video tutorial about how to weave inkle bands on Mirrix looms. A dear friend asked me: “Why are you spending all this time figuring out how to weave inkle bands on the Mirrix loom? You have
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How to weave inkle bands Part Three

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Part 3 of the video tutorial series on how to weave inkle bands on Mirrix looms is about the weaving process: Something that I learned as I trundled up my ever so steep learning curve with figuring out how to
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How to weave inkle bands on Mirrix looms Part Two

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This is the second stage of the video tutorials that I made on how to weave inkle bands on the Mirrix loom. copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay There are two bands on the loom, because in this video, I am working on
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How to weave inkle bands on Mirrix looms Part One

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

I love weaving inkle (warp face) bands.I use  in dollmaking: copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay Link to purchase pattern for Inkle dolls: Inkle DollsAnd, they are wonderful for trimming handwoven clothing: copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay Link to post that shows how to shape
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