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Category Archives: Bead/Fiber Combination

Ain’t No Stopping Me Now

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I’ve said it before but these Mirrix Loom bracelets really do weave themselves. After years of painstaking pattern-following, row-by-row stitch count knitting, what a pleasure it is to obtain such instant gratification. In less time than it takes to watch
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Look Ma, No Warp Ends!

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After previewing this lesson, I was actually a little nervous about getting started. Just when I was beginning to feel confident with the ease of bead weaving in the previous lessons, I would now have to actually do something drastically different.
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Magnatamas, Tilas & Silk, Oh My… Plus A Quick Tip

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I’m really cooking now. Finished the latest Affinity Bracelet in under thirty minutes and that includes warping! They’re just so easy. Using the no. 8 beads again makes bead weaving a breeze. There’s plenty of room to squeeze a needle
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Bead Weaving: A Love-Hate Relationship

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Craftsy Class 5: Affinity Bracelet Variations   The second Affinity Bracelet variation uses 4mm crystals & hex-cut beads. Besides being entirely bead woven, it employs the technique of substituting a larger bead for two smaller ones in specific rows. As Claudia
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Gold, Gold Everywhere!

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Craftsy Class 4: Gold Thread & Hex Bead Bracelet If I thought I loved the hand painted silk floss introduced in Class 3, that was before I discovered this gold plated “wonder thread” in Class 4. What IS this fabulous
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Mirrix Goes to Montauk

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As it happens, my Mirrix loom arrived the day prior to our little holiday in Montauk. (I know you’ve heard of Montauk Point. You know, at the very tip of Long Island, NY?)  Well, I couldn’t leave her home alone,
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Hello, Gorgeous!

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Craftsy, Social Market for a Craftsy Course: Karen Klein, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

For those of you too young to remember, this is precisely what Barbra Streisand uttered upon being handed her first Oscar statuette after winning the Academy Award for Best Actress. (I won’t embarrass myself by revealing the year…perhaps you remember?
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Weave-Along Week Three: Weft Interlock

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Time for some weft interlock. Using some scrap yarn, divide your warps into roughly four evenly spaced sections. Insert your four wefts going in the same direction, from left to right.  Then head back to the right starting with the
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