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Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Colorblock Bracelet

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving | Tagged , | Leave a comment

One of the great things about weaving (and crafts in general) is that you have the ability to make things exactly how you want them. No searching in stores or compromising on quality. I’ve jumped on the whole “colorblock” bandwagon
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Everything Old is New Again…Plus Another Tip!

Posted on by chetti530 / Posted in Social Market for a Craftsy Course: Karen Klein, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

As I tackle the second No Warp Ends project in this Craftsy course, I am reminded of the first bead weaving I did many years ago. Back in the late Sixties and early Seventies, many young girls were obsessed with
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The worst is over!

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

I’m over the worst of it, yay!!! I sewed the lining on Friday, and also shortened the zip. I couldn’t find a zip the right length, and the closest one wasn’t the look I wanted. There was some redrawing of
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Look Ma, No Warp Ends!

Posted on by chetti530 / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Craftsy, Social Market for a Craftsy Course: Karen Klein, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

After previewing this lesson, I was actually a little nervous about getting started. Just when I was beginning to feel confident with the ease of bead weaving in the previous lessons, I would now have to actually do something drastically different.
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Two more pouches for the Soumak Pouch Weave Along

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Noreen Crone-Findlay, Tapestry Weaving, Weave-Along 8 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

I’ve been shooting videos for the weave along  that begins on September 2nd.As I was shooting, I was weaving along on a couple of pouches. Here they are: A Stripey one, with some beads and other embellishments: copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay
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Magnatamas, Tilas & Silk, Oh My… Plus A Quick Tip

Posted on by chetti530 / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Craftsy, Social Market for a Craftsy Course: Karen Klein, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

I’m really cooking now. Finished the latest Affinity Bracelet in under thirty minutes and that includes warping! They’re just so easy. Using the no. 8 beads again makes bead weaving a breeze. There’s plenty of room to squeeze a needle
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Furoshiki wrap technique to carry a small loom

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

Furoshiki wrap technique to carry a small loom I rarely leave home without a small loom.If I am the passenger in a car, I  weave.If I have to wait for an appointment, I weave.When in an airport or flying…. I weave.If
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Almost there

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

It’s been a good week! I’ve made good progress on joining the sides of the purse. Since the last post, I’ve finished joining one side, and I’m left with about 1/4 on the other seam. And I have to say
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