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Monthly Archives: April 2014

For Mother’s Day, Let her Choose!

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  Finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift for the woman who gave you life (or any mommy out there) can be tough. What’s the perfect gift that’s fun, unique and offers a little flexibility as well? A Mirrix Looms Gift

Oh how I love that Sari Silk

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Update: We now sell this silk in our store. Click here to purchase! I have finally, after much delay, produced two final products with the Sari Silk.  I had started one large weaving but because I hadn’t figured out what

FAQ: Tension & Bead Weaving

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Tension. In bead weaving, it’s a good thing! In fact, it’s one of the most important aspects of weaving beads. One of the benefits of weaving beads on a loom is that the loom holds the tension for you and, with

FAQ: An Alternative Way to Balance Your Warping Bar

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Sometimes you want to make a piece that’s much thinner than the width of the loom you’re weaving on. If you weave a thin piece in the center of your loom, you may have the problem of an unstable warping

Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 – First Step Bracelet by Julia L. Hecht

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It’s a milestone for me!  I have my first piece of finished loom-woven jewelry.  My “First Step” Bracelet is an original pattern that I made up while I was weaving it.  There was no planning involved, other than deciding to

BeadCreator Pro 6 SALE

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If you get our newsletter, The Weekly Weave, you know that BeadCreator is 20% off this week (until Friday 2/25). If you don’t get the Weekly Weave… sign up here! Use code 20beadcreatorpro416 at checkout to get 20% off BeadCreator Pro. Create bead

Lurcat’s Tapestry Revival, part two

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Welcome back, if would like to read part one, click here… Western European tapestry history spans the foundation of the Gobilens manufactory in 1662 to the beginning of the third republic of France in 1871.  During this period the condescension to

Ex Libris Bag

Posted on by Christina Neit / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

I finally finished my first loomwork project for Social market for a  Mirrix. Yay! The finishing process was a lot of work, but I am quite pleased with the results. This is also my first video. It took me all

Learn tapestry online with Rebecca Mezoff

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This is a guest blog post by tapestry weaver and teacher Rebecca Mezoff. Check out her blog here and her website here. Last year I was headed to an important workshop in Washington. Due to a serious miscalculation in suitcase size

A Little Crystal bling!

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I bought these crystals a while ago. (Update: You can now purchase these crystals in our store here.) More like, I’ve been collecting these crystals because it was more than just one buying moment.  They are not Swarovski Crystals, although I