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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Five Reasons why you should Choose Mirrix this Summer

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Here are five reasons why you should consider purchasing a Mirrix this summer: 1. Mirrix Looms are made in America. Our amazing manufacturing facility employs people with special needs and/or disabilities right in the heart of the USA in Door County,
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Intro to Tapestry Class: Triangles and Random Geometrics

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Moving right along in the Introduction to Tapestry class on CraftArtEdu, we’re ready to give triangles and random geometric patterns a try. Triangles We started here with another row of black soumak knots to separate sections. This version is called
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Intro to Tapestry Class: Pick and Pick Combination Plus Chevrons

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This week in the CraftArtEdu Introduction to Tapestry Class I took on a combination pick and pick plus hatching technique, along with geometric chevrons. Pick and Pick Plus Hatching and Warp Interlock This is the first time in the class
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Intro to Tapestry Class: Slit Tapestry Technique

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My journey through the CraftArtEdu Introduction to Tapestry Class continues. You might recall from my weft interlock post that I mentioned a different color-block technique that results in open slits in the tapestry. That technique is called slit tapestry, and
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Intro to Tapestry Class: Pick and Pick and Soumak Knots

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For this post I tackle two techniques in the CraftArtEdu Introduction to Tapestry Class: pick and pick and soumak knots. Pick and Pick Pick and pick is a method you’ll hear about a lot. It creates beautiful, narrow vertical stripes
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Intro to Tapestry Class: Weft Interlock

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Today I continue my journey through the CraftArtEdu Introduction to Tapestry Class with a technique called weft interlock. It’s used for making blocks of color without leaving open slits in the tapestry fabric. This was my first attempt at weft
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