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Inspiration

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This post is inspired by a comment to the last post by “Andy.”  Andy and I met in college.  We shared a room (poor Andy!).  At that time I was a wannabe weaver.  Yes, I had woven a scarf and
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Creativity and making things

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I haven’t written a post in a long time.  Forgive me.  I was dwelling on old things and the day to day of running Mirrix and life.  But during that time I have also been making new things.  Something I
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New Kit in a Basket

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Just for fun!  We’ve created a new kit in a basket that is both great for giving to others and to yourself! It includes: lots of beads and hand-painted silk and gold thread and tools and crystals.  You can make
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Weave-Along 9: Finishing your bead and crystal necklace

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I have made two of these bracelets (successfully . . . since I made three before I made the one I finally liked) and I’ve finished them both slightly differently although using the same concept.  So although I’ve come up
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The Mirrix Freeform Bracelet

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Before I even finished it Elena demanded ownership of this bracelet.  This meant I had to be careful not to make it too long.  Elena has the smallest wrists of anyone I know.  I used to think my wrists are
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Seven bracelets in Seven Days

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I do well with goals.  And when those goals fit in with what I want to do anyway, there is a good chance those goals will be realized. I got it in my head that I wanted to weave a
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Confetti Crystal and Bead Necklace Weave-Along: Week One

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It’s time to whip out your nude loom and that new pretty crystal and bead kit your just bought and find out how easy and fun it is to make a beautiful necklace to keep or to share.  If you
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More Tapestry Artists

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Janet Austin Blog:  http://www.austintapestry.blogspot.com/ Janet Austin’s Biography I got hooked on weaving in 1972, at Massachusetts College of Art. For 8 years I wove functional items for sale, focusing on color and texture. Feeling trapped in the horizontal/vertical grid, I
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