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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Rock Series: Sample 2

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving | 3 Comments

Here is my second try for the rock sample series.  For this photo I thought it would be fun to show you where the sliced rocks are coming from, so I placed it on my dad’s hand-made concrete kitchen counters.
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Leaps and Bounds!

Posted on by Julia Hecht / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

There’s nothing like a great class to get unstuck!  I am beading a necklace in my loom bead weaving class that  is full of increases and decreases.  Now that I’ve been taught what to do, I am just amazed at
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Loomed Barrette

Posted on by Christina Neit / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Hi everyone! I finished the barrette I had started last week and I have images for you on how I finished the piece. I was going to do fringe, but decided I shouldn’t because the barrette is wide as it
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Bit By Bit

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

  I’ve noticed that while I used to be focused on instant results, I am becoming more patient with process. Hence, my title ” bit by bit.”  I am full of wonder as I embrace my Beginner’s Experience in this mode
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Recovering

Posted on by Christina Neit / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

After last week’s post, I was feeling gun-shy about looming. I really don’t enjoy making mistakes and I am also good at beating myself up over them. I picked myself up by the boot straps today and literally had to
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Beginning Embellishment – Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 – by Julia L. Hecht

Posted on by Julia Hecht / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

    As I mentioned in my last post, I was inspired to try off loom bead weaving embellishments on my loomed piece, Deco Diamonds.  Here I worked on adding a border using brick stitch.  I am pleased with the
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5 Ways You’ll Love Starting Something New (Like Weaving)

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

When was the las time you started something new? A new sport, craft or learning a new language can open up a world of possibilities, stretch your brain and introduce new ways of thinking. Many times, we don’t start new
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A creative exercise

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

So, it’s not the ugliest or the prettiest object, but nice aesthetics were not the driving force behind my making this bracelet.  Let me explain… Today while Sam had his morning nap I wanted to try something new: make something
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Trial & Error

Posted on by Christina Neit / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Every once in a while an idea doesn’t pan out. I have been thinking hard about what to do with the split loom piece I made and wanted to try something different. I think I may have messed up the
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