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Category Archives: Color

Color Theory for Beadwork

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By Mirrix President Claudia A. Chase What is your favorite color? I don’t have one. When I was a child the answer would have been a combination of pink and red.  I was told early on though that pink and red
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Silk, Soumak and a New Year

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I have returned from Seattle refreshed and overwhelmed with ideas and work.  White in Seattle Elena and I did a lot of brainstorming (my head feels ready to fall off) and now it’s our job to make these ideas become
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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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Playing with Color: Painting Silk

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Mom has always been the color goddess. She just has a sense about those things. That’s why I was a little apprehensive trying my hand at silk painting, but with a little help I’m addicted. It wasn’t easy, but it was so
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Inspiration

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This post is inspired by a comment to the last post by “Andy.”  Andy and I met in college.  We shared a room (poor Andy!).  At that time I was a wannabe weaver.  Yes, I had woven a scarf and
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Creativity and making things

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I haven’t written a post in a long time.  Forgive me.  I was dwelling on old things and the day to day of running Mirrix and life.  But during that time I have also been making new things.  Something I
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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? 

Kits in a basket and Crystal bead bracelet

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Ah, this is the kit in a basket.  Filled with 39 skeins of tapestry yarn and including a 100 gram tube of Navajo warp . . . you could play all month with this gorgeous stuff.  Included, of course, is
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Guest Blogger: Anthony Locane

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Color, Inspiration, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

We’re fascinated by the amazing work that our customers produce every day. From fantastic bead weavings to stunning tapestries and innovative art spanning many mediums, we want to hear from our customers about what they create. Beginning with this guest
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