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Monthly Archives: August 2014

When you leave everything you thought you needed home

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I thought I was doing a really good job of packing for a few days on the boat (turned out to be six days and I am now at a friend’s house, so I am still not “home.”).  I did
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What’s your Mirrix Story?

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Have you started a business selling work you made on a Mirrix? Has your Mirrix allowed you to weave when other looms couldn’t due to an injury or disability? Did you realize your artistic talent for the first time when
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What happens when you’re given a Mirrix Loom?

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This spring,  three lovely ladies received Mirrix Looms in exchange for blogging about their experiences with it. Following is a list of their amazing blog posts (so far!) following their Mirrix journeys. We can’t wait to see what they each
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Finishing Loom Woven Beadwork Jewelry

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It was suggested to me that this is a topic of interest to many bead weavers.  I have to confess, I am writing this from the cockpit of a sailboat boat (husband’s midlife crisis was to fix up a salvage
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Jerry Rigged for a 16 Dent

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Hi everyone! Sorry I have been MIA for a few weeks. I honestly had nothing new to share. I suddenly had requests for other things, paying customers I had to accommodate and new living room flooring to install. More juggling
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Tapestry versus rigid heddle versus jack looms

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Today I was supposed to take all the photographs and write some copy for an upcoming webinar.  But, mother nature had a different plan.  The sky is a whitish grey filled with rain and absent of any good natural light.
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We Love The New Spencer Treadle… But Don’t Take Our Word For It

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Did you ever watch Reading Rainbow? It was a PBS kid’s show that started in the 80s about the wonder of books and reading. At the end of every show there was a segment of book reviews by kids. LeVar Burton, the host, would
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I told you so!

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As I was packing beads and way too many kits to haul off to Convergence where we had a booth in July, Elena said:  “These are fiber weavers.  They are not going to buy beads and kits.” “Sure they will,”
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Tying up loose ends, literally.

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

I’ve shared all my Mirrix projects with you but often the finishing touches had not been applied, so I thought I’d tie up those loose ends and show you the finished pieces, all of which are Mirrix milestones for me.
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