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Category Archives: Bead/Fiber Combination

The Final Installment of the Silk Smart Phone Case

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At last, I have finished the Silk Smart Phone Case.  And I am a little sad.  I really enjoyed the process and need to move swiftly on to a new one.  I loved the finishing once it was off the
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Woven Silk Smart Phone Case

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I wanted to share my progress on the Silk Smart Phone Case.  I got distracted making braids and thin silk bands, but not so distracted to ignore it completely. I wish I could tell you in advance how many hand-painted
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Braids and Woven Trim for Your Silk Smart Phone Case

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I love to embellish my small cases with braids and thin woven bands as well as beads.  It’s one of those “slow craft” things.  I enjoy the finishing and making all the seams and edges perfect.  Back in the day
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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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Monday Inspiration: Make a case for that new iPhone 6!

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Did you get the new iPhone 6 this weekend? Does your current phone needs a little non-virtual upgrade? Why not warp up your loom and weave a gorgeous silk and bead phone case? Simply use the techniques from our Tapestry/Bead Cuff
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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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A creative exercise

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Bead/Fiber Combination, Inspiration, Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

So, it’s not the ugliest or the prettiest object, but nice aesthetics were not the driving force behind my making this bracelet.  Let me explain… Today while Sam had his morning nap I wanted to try something new: make something
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Is Your Next Craft Addiction Weaving Fiber on a Loom? (Free Ebook)

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You know it’s out there… your next craft addiction. It might just be weaving fiber on a loom.  Whether is it tapestry weaving, Inkle weaving, Saori weaving or even adding fiber to your bead pieces, Mirrix Looms are the perfect
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