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A little silk obsession

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I can’t seem to stop weaving silk (which, by the way, is on sale until that big day with a heart involved). But lately the finishing is as much fun as the weaving.  I’ve showed you this one before, but this time
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Heart Tapestry Package

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  When I was a little girl, my mom made me a tapestry that hung in my bedroom all through my childhood. It was a simple tapestry, just a heart on a white background, but it is one I always
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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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