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Category Archives: Bead Weaving

One Idea for finishing beadwork

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

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

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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Is your next craft addiction weaving beads on a loom?

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

You know it’s out there… your next craft addiction. It might just be weaving beads on a loom. Why? Well, first of all, it’s fun. And second, the possibilities are pretty much endless. Third? It’s a lot easier than you
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Trying my hand at Beadcreator Pro

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Bead Weaving, Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | 5 Comments

Here’s a GIF of some screenshots of one of the row-by-row PDFs that you get with Beadcreator Pro.  I feel totally spoiled that my first attempt at bead weaving will be with the accompaniment of these schematics. I finally had
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Tidbits of Beaded Loom Design

Posted on by Christina Neit / Posted in Bead Weaving, Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

While waiting to get some beads for my mega project, I haven’t been able to quite decide what I have wanted to do for quick items. Today I thought I would discuss the designing of a piece on a bead
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A Little Crystal bling!

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving, Projects | Tagged | 3 Comments

I bought these crystals a while ago. (Update: You can now purchase these crystals in our store here.) More like, I’ve been collecting these crystals because it was more than just one buying moment.  They are not Swarovski Crystals, although I
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Weaving with My New Czech Beads

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I was suddenly struck by the thought of weaving beads that aren’t round and have more than on hole.  I waited patiently for my stash of Czech Beads to arrive.  I wanted to discover whether or not I could successfully
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