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Category Archives: Bead/Fiber Combination

What you can do (slowly) with Hand painted Silk

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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

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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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Fringed Affinity Bracelet

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Presenting a new fringed Affinity Bracelet made by Claudia! It took her about an hour to make. What do you think? Do you like the fringe? What about the clasp? 

New Kit in a Basket

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Just for fun!  We’ve created a new kit in a basket that is both great for giving to others and to yourself! It includes: lots of beads and hand-painted silk and gold thread and tools and crystals.  You can make
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What is a Shedding Device?

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Mirrix Accessories, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Mirrix Shedding Device can seem a puzzling contraption to those unfamiliar with weaving. Today, I hope to clear up what a shedding device is and why you might want one. Called: Shedding Device Not Called: Shredder, Shredding Device, Shedder
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2012 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Events, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

A Mirrix Loom, accessory kit or package is the perfect gift for any crafter. Get someone you love started weaving beads and tapestry, or supplement their addiction with beautiful extras. Here is our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Newbie
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New Online Tapestry Course

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

Our tapestry course at Craftsy was a huge success (and if you haven’t seen it yet, now is the time to since it’s selling from $14.95.  Six hours of instruction for $14.95 is really inexpensive.  Check it out here:  http://www.craftsy.com/class/Bead-and-Tapestry-Cuffs/78.
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