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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Vacation Happens by Julia L. Hecht – Social Market for a Mirrix 2014

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Vacation Happens…even to workaholic business owners and artists!  It is a good thing I have children.  They force me to tear myself away from work and art and keep me grounded in the other IMPORTANT stuff of life.  In the
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Is your next craft addiction weaving beads on a loom?

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You know it’s out there… your next craft addiction. It might just be weaving beads on a loom. Why? Well, first of all, it’s fun. And second, the possibilities are pretty much endless. Third? It’s a lot easier than you
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Trying my hand at Beadcreator Pro

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Bead Weaving, Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | 5 Comments

Here’s a GIF of some screenshots of one of the row-by-row PDFs that you get with Beadcreator Pro.  I feel totally spoiled that my first attempt at bead weaving will be with the accompaniment of these schematics. I finally had
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Deco Diamonds by Julia L. Hecht – Social Market for a Mirrix 2014

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While working on my last piece (see my previous post), I became excited about how to combine silver lined 15/0 seed beads in a loom piece. I knew if I put different silver lined colors  right up against each other
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Enjoying Imperfection – Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 – Julia L. Hecht

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As a “recovering perfectionist” I strive to accept the misalignment of much of my life.  I see what isn’t “how it should be” and it bugs me.  Of course, this discernment makes it possible to create beautiful, technically advanced, high
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Sign Mirrix’s 18th Birthday Card

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Ssshh… don’t tell her, but we’re planning a big surprise for Mirrix’s 18th birthday coming up this July. We hope you’ll help us make 18 the best year yet! We’ll be having an 18th birthday party at Convergence (in the
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Share Your First Piece!

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Our “Your Work” Gallery is an amazing place to see all kinds of work done on Mirrix Looms. From beginner pieces to work done by professionals, there’s a wide range of beautiful work on display. Check out the gallery here.
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A visit to the Cloisters, NYC

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

  Sam and I next to the The Unicorn in Captivity tapestry I recently made my first trip to the Cloisters branch of the MET to see the famous unicorn tapestries, a series of seven tapestries depicting the hunt and capture
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Split Loom Necklace-WIP

Posted on by Christina Neit / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

After several redesigns from my last post, the remake I came up with, I was finally happy with. Thursday morning of this past week, I found a moment to warp the loom. I was very precise and accurate this time,
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