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Cheap and Cheerful alternatives for tapestry bobbins

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Tapestry bobbins have a  mystique around them and  they can be expensive.But, what do you do if you need a lot of tapestry bobbins and have a limited budget?Well… you improvise. copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay First you analyse, then you upcycle!
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Sketching Swatching and Sampling are such valuable weaving tools

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I am working hard on a new tapestry. It’s inching along, as tapestry does, when you are in focused mode. BUT… I found myself feeling really stuck when I finished one section, and couldn’t move forward onto the next section.
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How to weave inkle bands on Mirrix Looms Part Four

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This is the fourth video tutorial about how to weave inkle bands on Mirrix looms. A dear friend asked me: “Why are you spending all this time figuring out how to weave inkle bands on the Mirrix loom? You have
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How to weave inkle bands Part Three

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Part 3 of the video tutorial series on how to weave inkle bands on Mirrix looms is about the weaving process: Something that I learned as I trundled up my ever so steep learning curve with figuring out how to
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How to weave inkle bands on Mirrix looms Part Two

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This is the second stage of the video tutorials that I made on how to weave inkle bands on the Mirrix loom. copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay There are two bands on the loom, because in this video, I am working on
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How to weave inkle bands on Mirrix looms Part One

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I love weaving inkle (warp face) bands.I use  in dollmaking: copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay Link to purchase pattern for Inkle dolls: Inkle DollsAnd, they are wonderful for trimming handwoven clothing: copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay Link to post that shows how to shape
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How to weave Leno Lace on the Mirrix loom

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I am fascinated by exploring all  the different things that I can do with Mirrix looms. While I am involved in this four month long co-creation with Mirrix looms, I am going to be  looking at what I can and
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A slightly different approach to the ‘No Warp Ends’ technique

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I hate wasting yarn… so I really don’t like loom waste – who wants to toss their yarn in the trash? Really That’s why I love Claudia Chase’s ‘No Warp Ends’ technique for the Mirrix  looms. The one thing that
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Saved warp thread

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I my last blog post, I talked about two projects that I rally want to loom, and how I couldn’t choose which to do first. Someone then suggested I could get them both on the loom. There are two options
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How to wind butterflies and make upcycled wooden tapestry bobbins

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Some people love weaving with yarn butterflies. And some people (like me) don’t.  I love wooden tapestry bobbins and I love making each one a unique piece- and I especially like using upcycled wood to make them.So, for those of
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