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New FREE Jewel Cuff Bracelet Ebook!

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Thinking about what you can make for gifts this year? How about our beautiful (and easy) Jewel Cuff Bracelet? The instructional ebook for this project is now available for free here! Want the kit to go along with this project?
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Share your Studio Contest

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We are extending this contest by one month. Send us your pictures! You could win a $50 gift certificate! When anyone with artsy inclinations walks into Claudia’s (Mirrix’s esteemed President) studio, they get lost in a world of fiber and beady
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Want to turn your photos into bead weavings? (15% off BCP)

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We know your phone and camera are full of amazing pictures. You have pictures of your latest vacation, your doga or cat, your kids and grandkids and even some great artsy shots of flowers. Wouldn’t some of these photos look
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To shed or not to shed

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Sometimes you just want to weave slowly, picking warp threads with a needle as you go.  For very thin pieces, this works just fine.  It can be very meditative. But most of the time, when weaving tapestry, picking each warp
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Simple Frame Loom Vs. Mirrix

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So you want to weave tapestry  and you’re trying to decide on a loom. Congratulations! You’re going to love the journey you are about to embark on. Tapestry, as we say, is like painting with fiber and provides endless creative opportunities. As
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Visiting Handweavers Studio & Gallery in London!

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Earlier this week Claudia and I took a little trip to London. While there, we stopped by our only UK dealer, The Handweavers Studio & Gallery. We initially met Wendy, the owner of Handweavers, at the Salem, OR Northwest Weavers’ Guild Conference
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Tapestry: Painting with Fiber

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As the daughter of a tapestry weaver, I grew up with a few key phrases in my lingual arsenal that related to tapestry. One was this: “Tapestry is painting with fiber.” One of the main differences between tapestry and other types of weaving is
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Color Theory for Beadwork

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By Mirrix President Claudia A. Chase What is your favorite color? I don’t have one. When I was a child the answer would have been a combination of pink and red.  I was told early on though that pink and red
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