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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Product Feature: The No Warp-Ends Kit

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The No Warp-Ends Kit is one of our best selling accessories here at Mirrix Looms. And no wonder, it makes weaving small beaded pieces so fun and easy! What does it do? The no warp-ends kit eliminates the need to weave-in warp

WeaveWith October 2014: Poetry

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October’s WeaveWith theme is: Poetry What’s a WeaveWith? These events will be similar to weave-alongs, but without the same amount of structure. We’ll post weekly (an email will be sent out to everyone signed up) about whatever project/s we are

Woven Silk Smart Phone Case

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I wanted to share my progress on the Silk Smart Phone Case.  I got distracted making braids and thin silk bands, but not so distracted to ignore it completely. I wish I could tell you in advance how many hand-painted

Braids and Woven Trim for Your Silk Smart Phone Case

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I love to embellish my small cases with braids and thin woven bands as well as beads.  It’s one of those “slow craft” things.  I enjoy the finishing and making all the seams and edges perfect.  Back in the day

Weaving circles with two shedding devices

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As soon I began weaving with two shedding devices a lightbulb went off.  I tend to want fine detailed work in my pieces, yet I often feel overwhelmed by the time those processes take, especially since having an baby –

New iPhone? Weave this Case!

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Smart phones have gotten bigger and bigger and bigger.  Petty soon there will be smartphone suitcases to haul them around in.  The best way to keep up with the changes is to make your own. I admit it, I am

The Sam-estry

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I’ve wanted a tapestry of my dog, Sam, for a few years now. I think I decided that the first time I saw Kathe Todd-Hooker’s tapestry of her dog Chene (this one). A couple years later, my Sam-estry dream has