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Category Archives: Inspiration

Tapestry Mirrix Loom Accessory Bag

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The title sounds like we have a new product but we don’t.  We have a new suggestion for a product you should make on your Mirrix Loom for you.  Just for you.  The big season of gift giving is over
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Silk Tapestry Contest: Fish and a Pouch!

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A while back we asked the Mirrix community to submit ideas for projects using Mirrix’s hand-painted silk. We chose two people to whom we gave free silk. We are excited to share their projects here today! Today we are excited to
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3 Oscar Trends for Weaving Inspiration!

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My favorite part of any awards show is the red carpet. I love to see the dresses, the jewelry and the hairstyles. Last night I noticed that beads were a big part of many Oscar looks and I decided to
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Goodbye Old Year: Our Most Popular Posts of 2014

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In Ukraine, where my husband is from, on New Year’s Eve they say “dasvidaniya staree goad” which means “goodbye old year”. I like the concept of bidding farewell to the old year while welcoming in the new year. In the
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We Admit It… (A little bit about where Mirrix Looms are made)

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We admit it; our looms could be made a little faster. We could even make them a little cheaper.  If we wanted to, we could outsource our manufacturing overseas. We could use inferior materials. We could hire a call center
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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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Inspirational artists

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Inspiration, Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

This week I’ve dyed some more yarn with natural dyes for my William Morris tapestry  (this time some finer yarn) which I’m doing as part of the current weave-along.  So, since I haven’t got any weaving progress to share I thought
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When you leave everything you thought you needed home

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I thought I was doing a really good job of packing for a few days on the boat (turned out to be six days and I am now at a friend’s house, so I am still not “home.”).  I did
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What’s your Mirrix Story?

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Have you started a business selling work you made on a Mirrix? Has your Mirrix allowed you to weave when other looms couldn’t due to an injury or disability? Did you realize your artistic talent for the first time when
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