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Blizzard Sale

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Happy snow day! While you’re cooped up inside, we hope you are able to spend the day weaving to your heart’s content. If not, we’re offering the next best thing: A BLIZZARD sale!  Get 10% off ALL looms and loom
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Other Bead Looms

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By Mirrix CEO Claudia Chase (This post is adapted from a post from the post “Bead Looms” written in 2009) I was just playing around here and at other bead sites looking at other bead looms. What I found: there is
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Making something really cool out of a warp failure

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I have been on a roll weaving hand-painted silk into tapestry cuffs that are backed with ultra-suede and trimmed with beads.  It’s fun, it’s relaxing and I love the final product.  All good things. This weekend I warped up my
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Price Increases

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Raising prices isn’t something we like to do (or do often) but occasionally the significant increase in material costs makes it necessary. On March 1st, 2015 we will increase the price of the 8″ Lani Loom without the shedding device,
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Crowdsourced Yarn List

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I was born a yarn snob. It’s inevitable when your mom is a tapestry weaver. When you’re putting as much time, love and energy into something as you do when you weave, you want to use the best materials you can. But let’s
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Silk and Mirrix Loom

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This is what I made.  They took longer than I thought they would but hey I was in the mood for some slow-tapestry (isn’t that kind of redundant!).  I wove both of these on the same warp so I couldn’t
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What can you create (with hand-painted silk)?

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My favorite part of working at Mirrix is seeing what everyone creates. From the work of professionals to your first pieces, seeing customer work always puts a smile on my face. In this spirit of sharing, creativity and inspiration, we are planning
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Crafty Resolutions

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It seems like New Year’s Resolutions usually focus on doing more of what you don’t necessarily want to be doing (like spending more time at the gym, ) or less of what you do want to be doing (like watching
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