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Category Archives: Ask Elena

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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The Best Beginner Loom

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One question we get a lot here at Mirrix Looms is this: “Can a beginner use a Mirrix Loom”? The answer is a resounding, “yes!” One of the great things about a Mirrix is that you can learn and grow with your
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Share Your Story!

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I love my job, but my absolute favorite part is talking to customers who love their looms. Nearly every day I hear from someone who has discovered his or her love of weaving. To hear how that discovery has brought joy and
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What to Make for a Last-Minute Gift?

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I’m not typically a last-minute type of person, but I always have last-minute shopping to do during the holidays. This morning, as a looked over my list, I realized that I still don’t have a present for one of my girl-friends. I think I want to
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How easy is it to weave beads?

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This morning I got a great question that I feel deserves a blog post (thanks, Sue!). Is weaving beads [on a loom] easier than bead weaving with a needle? While I cannot answer this with a simple “yes” or “no”,  since
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Easy Beaded Leather Wrap Bracelet

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A few months ago I bought some leather cord and was playing with wrap bracelets on my Mirrix. I was playing with the idea of using wire to string the beads and trying for really easy, fast projects. These were
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FREE Warp Coil Label Template: Label Those Springs!

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When you have more than one loom and a bazillion sets of warp coils, it can be a pain to find a warp coil you want when you want it. Instead of struggling with this every time they warp, a
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