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Category Archives: Mirrix Accessories

Finishing Loom Woven Beadwork Jewelry

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It was suggested to me that this is a topic of interest to many bead weavers.  I have to confess, I am writing this from the cockpit of a sailboat boat (husband’s midlife crisis was to fix up a salvage
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New Kit in a Basket

Posted on by claudiachase / Posted in Bead/Fiber Combination, Mirrix Accessories | Tagged | Leave a comment

Just for fun!  We’ve created a new kit in a basket that is both great for giving to others and to yourself! It includes: lots of beads and hand-painted silk and gold thread and tools and crystals.  You can make
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What is a Shedding Device?

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Mirrix Accessories, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Mirrix Shedding Device can seem a puzzling contraption to those unfamiliar with weaving. Today, I hope to clear up what a shedding device is and why you might want one. Called: Shedding Device Not Called: Shredder, Shredding Device, Shedder
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New Gold Thread

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Just received some gorgeous coppery-colored 14 karat gold thread.  I thought it would be fun to mix the gold-gold and the coppery gold and I was correct.  The combination is stunning.  I have wound some of this onto bobbins.  The
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Those Pesky Heddles

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For many, putting heddles on the loom (heddles connect your warp to your shedding device) is the most challenging part of warping simply because it’s easy to make a mistake. Even after warping and heddling many, many looms, I still
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Two Bead pieces on a loom with Extenders

Posted on by claudiachase / Posted in Bead Weaving, Mirrix Accessories | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The piece on the left is going to be a belt and the piece on the right is going to be a necklace.  Lots of 24 kt gold, platinum, rhodium beads.  I don’t want to finish them because I like
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