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Category Archives: Bead/Fiber Combination

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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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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What you can do (slowly) with Hand painted Silk

Posted on by claudiachase / Posted in Bead/Fiber Combination, Color, Inspiration, Tapestry Weaving | Tagged | Leave a comment

I have been playing (slowly) with hand painted silk.  The eyeglass case, which is still on the loom, is now not wanting to be an eyeglass case.  More about that tomorrow when I take it off the loom. To find
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Retrospective, sort of

Posted on by claudiachase / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Projects | Tagged | 4 Comments

I dug through my stash of bead woven pieces and found some surprises.  I am sure there are pieces hiding in other places, which I will post at a later date, but for now this is what I found: I
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Ask Elena: Warp Coil Woes

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

You may have heard the terms “warp coil” and “spring” thrown around our website. Maybe you understand the references, but maybe you don’t. This post is a little primer on warp coils (or springs, they’re the same thing) including HOW
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