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Category Archives: Bead Weaving

Mini Mirrix: New Coils Now Here!

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Until today, we only had the 14 dent warp coil/spring available for the Mini Mirrix. This warp coil is perfect to use with 11/0 seed beads and, because the Mini is so thin, pieces with other size beads can usually be woven
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Triangle Beads Meet Dog Collar

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I have always been fascinated with triangle beads.  Taho used to make the ones with straight edges and Myuki made the ones with rounded edges.  Now Myuki makes a line with straight edges, my favorites.  I mean a triangle is
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Wrapped Leather and Bead Bracelets

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This beautiful (and free!) wrap leather and bead bracelet tutorial is by Kim Holowatiuk Sleepy Holow Leather & Custom Beading www.sleepyholowcustomleather.com Kim Holowatiuk is owner of Sleepy Holow Leather & Custom Beading in Alberta Canada. She has been making custom hand carved and
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Changing Seasons Wire and Bead Woven Bracelet

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When you move to Seattle they make you sign a contract where you agree that you’ll tell everyone that the weather here is terrible. “Rains all the time!” you have to say, because of the contract. And it’s a good thing
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Product Feature: The No Warp-Ends Kit

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The No Warp-Ends Kit is one of our best selling accessories here at Mirrix Looms. And no wonder, it makes weaving small beaded pieces so fun and easy! What does it do? The no warp-ends kit eliminates the need to weave-in warp
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New iPhone? Weave this Case!

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Smart phones have gotten bigger and bigger and bigger.  Petty soon there will be smartphone suitcases to haul them around in.  The best way to keep up with the changes is to make your own. I admit it, I am
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Introducing: WeaveWith

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A customer, Tina (Check out her awesome blog on weaving beads here), gave me a great idea the other day. In addition to weave-alongs, we should have some project themes that Mirrix-ers can all work on at the same time.
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One Idea for finishing beadwork

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There has been a lot of discussion lately about how to finish beadwork to hang on a wall. Anyone who knows me, knows I hate to weave in warp ends and hence refuse to do it.  Okay, I am stubborn,
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Tying up loose ends, literally.

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving | 1 Comment

I’ve shared all my Mirrix projects with you but often the finishing touches had not been applied, so I thought I’d tie up those loose ends and show you the finished pieces, all of which are Mirrix milestones for me.
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My first woven beads on a Mirrix

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Okay be honest, people.  How many of you laughed out loud when I showed you what I had planned for my first bead weaving adventure?  Let me tell you, there was a major learning curve for me after I warped
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