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Category Archives: Inspiration

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

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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

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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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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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