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Author Archives: Julia Hecht

Bit By Bit

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  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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Beginning Embellishment – Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 – by Julia L. Hecht

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    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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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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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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Playing by Julia Hecht

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I’ve been playing with my new pattern (First Step) and my Mirrix Loom.  In this picture you can see the fruits of my labor…some more appealing than others.  The finished bracelet that I posted last week took me just as
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Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 – First Step Bracelet by Julia L. Hecht

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It’s a milestone for me!  I have my first piece of finished loom-woven jewelry.  My “First Step” Bracelet is an original pattern that I made up while I was weaving it.  There was no planning involved, other than deciding to
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Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 – My First Go at the Loom, by Julia L. Hecht

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You can see how happy I am to receive my loom.  I am pictured here with the unopened box,  inside my bead shop, the Poppyfield Bead Company, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  That evening I took it home, and got it
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Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 – Julia’s Introduction

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Greetings Weavers!  I am thrilled to be participating in this weaving adventure and I hope you’ll enjoy following my Mirrix Loom Journey.  As Elena pointed out in an earlier post about the participants, beadwork and creating beauty is my touchstone
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