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Category Archives: Inspiration

10 Ways to Tell if Someone in Your Life Would Love a Mirrix Loom

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1) She has beads everywhere… in the car, on top of the washing machine, in her bedside table… 2) When he’s at a museum, he never gets past the textile section. 3) He’s thought about making his own loom… but
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Holiday Hints!

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Some of us are blessed with friends and family who just know how to choose the perfect gift. They are savvy at picking up on subtle hints and know exactly what you like. A few years ago a good friend
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FREE Warp Coil Label Template: Label Those Springs!

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When you have more than one loom and a bazillion sets of warp coils, it can be a pain to find a warp coil you want when you want it. Instead of struggling with this every time they warp, a
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Five Reasons why you should Choose Mirrix this Summer

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Here are five reasons why you should consider purchasing a Mirrix this summer: 1. Mirrix Looms are made in America. Our amazing manufacturing facility employs people with special needs and/or disabilities right in the heart of the USA in Door County,
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Quality Workmanship: Better for your wallet, better for the environment. Happy Earth Day

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It seems like many products these days aren’t built to last. We buy things knowing they’ll only work for a few years and then we replace them and start the cycle over. We’re all aware that this isn’t a great
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Embroidery with hand painted silk yarn

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This is not about weaving.  This is about embroidery, which I decided to learn how to do because I wanted another way to play with my hand painted silk yarn.  I can only do so much embroidery.  Weaving is gentle
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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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