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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bead Weaving: A Love-Hate Relationship

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Craftsy Class 5: Affinity Bracelet Variations   The second Affinity Bracelet variation uses 4mm crystals & hex-cut beads. Besides being entirely bead woven, it employs the technique of substituting a larger bead for two smaller ones in specific rows. As Claudia
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Thank goodness it’s over

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It’s amazing how I fill my time, doing something with my hands. The forced rest was painful (in more ways than one)!. For the first time in years, I was bored!!! Yes, bored!! I played games, read, played more games.
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Gold, Gold Everywhere!

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Craftsy Class 4: Gold Thread & Hex Bead Bracelet If I thought I loved the hand painted silk floss introduced in Class 3, that was before I discovered this gold plated “wonder thread” in Class 4. What IS this fabulous
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Oooh Claudia made gorgeous kits for the Soumak Pouches

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Oooh, Claudia has made gorgeous kits for the Soumak Pouches! Oh my word! Claudia has outdone herself in making the kits for the Soumak pouches for the Weave Along in September: copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay Aren’t the  colors and textures gorgeous?I just
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Mirrix Goes to Montauk

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As it happens, my Mirrix loom arrived the day prior to our little holiday in Montauk. (I know you’ve heard of Montauk Point. You know, at the very tip of Long Island, NY?)  Well, I couldn’t leave her home alone,
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Hello, Gorgeous!

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For those of you too young to remember, this is precisely what Barbra Streisand uttered upon being handed her first Oscar statuette after winning the Academy Award for Best Actress. (I won’t embarrass myself by revealing the year…perhaps you remember?
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Feel the pain and stop

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

Ive developed some stiffness in my right hand. I’m not sure if it’s from weaving or just work and life in general. I don’t really feel it unless I go to make a fist, stretch my fingers out or scratch!.
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Chalkboards are low tech dandy design tools

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Chalkboards are low tech dandy design tools Sometimes, I get stuck in the design process.That’s when I need to give myself nudges that break up the mental and emotional constriction that is keeping me from moving forward in a project.And, so,
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A lightbulb moment

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It’s amazing what a bit of time away from something can make it ‘click’ when you get to trying it again! I felt this way the first time I tried tatting. I just couldn’t get the knots to sit correctly.
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Mirrix Loom Weave Along Soumak Pouch- 2- Looms, tools, equipment

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Mirrix Loom Weave Along # 8 -Soumak Pouch- 2- Looms, tools, equipment This is the second ‘Prelude Post’ for the Mirrix Loom Weave Along for the Soumak Pouch.The pouches are perfect for both business cards: copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay or for cellphones:My
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