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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bead and Crystal Necklace woven during Hurricane Sandy

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I have been working on a kit for a bead and crystal necklace.  This is the beginning of that concept, but I still need to do some more work before I come up with the correct formula.  This piece was
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2012 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Events, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

A Mirrix Loom, accessory kit or package is the perfect gift for any crafter. Get someone you love started weaving beads and tapestry, or supplement their addiction with beautiful extras. Here is our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Newbie
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An Interview with Tina Kane and her work on the Burgos Tapestry Project at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Inspiration, Stories, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Recently a customer (thank you!) pointed us to an amazing YouTube video. It is called “The Burgos Tapestry: A Study in Conservation” and chronicles the restoration of Christ Is Born as Man’s Redeemer by the Textile Restoration Team at the Metropolitan Museum
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New Online Tapestry Course

Posted on by claudiachase / Posted in Bead/Fiber Combination, Tapestry Weaving | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Our tapestry course at Craftsy was a huge success (and if you haven’t seen it yet, now is the time to since it’s selling from $14.95.  Six hours of instruction for $14.95 is really inexpensive.  Check it out here:  http://www.craftsy.com/class/Bead-and-Tapestry-Cuffs/78.
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I finished it!!

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

If you recall, I was working on AA geometric pattern belt when Social market for a Mirrix came to an end. Well, I finished it in the nick of time – specifically, the day I was to wear it is
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Kits in a basket and Crystal bead bracelet

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Ah, this is the kit in a basket.  Filled with 39 skeins of tapestry yarn and including a 100 gram tube of Navajo warp . . . you could play all month with this gorgeous stuff.  Included, of course, is
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Bead Loom, Kit & Class Package

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What’s the perfect gift to give any craft-addict? A Mirrix Loom, Kit and Class package gives any  bead lover everything they need to get started weaving including a class that will lead students through everything they need to weave a
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They say time flies

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Brenda Kigozi, Tapestry Weaving | Tagged , | Leave a comment

When you’re having fun. And the Social market for a Mirrix has been just that…if you scrap the fear! It feels like yesterday when I was one of the chosen ones! I have to admit, at first I thought I’d
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