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Category Archives: Inspiration

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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Share Your First Piece!

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Our “Your Work” Gallery is an amazing place to see all kinds of work done on Mirrix Looms. From beginner pieces to work done by professionals, there’s a wide range of beautiful work on display. Check out the gallery here.
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The Joy of Giving (and Receiving) Handmade

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Last week I spent a few days in Minnesota visiting a friend who just had her first baby. It was a great trip, although I did come back with my biological clock in overdrive (ah! babies!). Also, Minnesota is quite
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Single Copper Loom Seeks Lifelong Companion

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My friends call me “Little Guy” and I am a copper loom looking for my lifelong companion this Valentine’s Day. I am strong (made of copper and aluminum, baby!) and considered handsome by most. I’m fairly short, only 18″ when
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Sometimes the only choice is to weave

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving, Inspiration | Tagged | 1 Comment

I have been meaning to write this post since last Sunday but time and internet issues (yes, little biting animals finally made their way through our Comcast cable and suddenly no internet!) stood in my way.  Here goes . .
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Kids Can Weave!

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Last Sunday Claudia taught a class at NOA Gallery in Groton, MA with the gallery’s wonderful owner Joni Parker-Roach. NOA is a gorgeous art gallery and also offers wonderful art classes for adults and children. When I was a kid
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Giving Tuesday

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Today, after the craziness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, is Giving Tuesday. It’s a day to pull back and think about giving to non-profits and organizations that need the help of donations to keep doing good in the world.
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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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