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Tutorial: Leather envelope Macbook Air case with tapestry insert

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Projects, Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving | Leave a comment

This is my first attempt at making this project, as well as my first time sewing leather. But, I’ve always thought that sharing about things when you’re new at them is never a bad idea since what you’ll have to
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Silk and Mirrix Loom

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead/Fiber Combination, Projects, Tapestry Weaving | Tagged | Leave a comment

This is what I made.  They took longer than I thought they would but hey I was in the mood for some slow-tapestry (isn’t that kind of redundant!).  I wove both of these on the same warp so I couldn’t
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What to Make for a Last-Minute Gift?

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Ask Elena, Products, Projects | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I’m not typically a last-minute type of person, but I always have last-minute shopping to do during the holidays. This morning, as a looked over my list, I realized that I still don’t have a present for one of my girl-friends. I think I want to
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The Perfect Gift for a Pampered Pooch

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead/Fiber Combination, Projects, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

If you’re anything like me, your dog is pretty much the center of your universe. We spoil our little Sam (left) in every way possible. That’s why when Claudia (Mirrix’s President) came up with a fiber and bead dog collar, I
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Triangle Beads Meet Dog Collar

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I have always been fascinated with triangle beads.  Taho used to make the ones with straight edges and Myuki made the ones with rounded edges.  Now Myuki makes a line with straight edges, my favorites.  I mean a triangle is
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The Final Installment of the Silk Smart Phone Case

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At last, I have finished the Silk Smart Phone Case.  And I am a little sad.  I really enjoyed the process and need to move swiftly on to a new one.  I loved the finishing once it was off the
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Woven Silk Smart Phone Case

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead/Fiber Combination, Projects | Tagged | 6 Comments

I wanted to share my progress on the Silk Smart Phone Case.  I got distracted making braids and thin silk bands, but not so distracted to ignore it completely. I wish I could tell you in advance how many hand-painted
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Bead Weaving with SoftFlex Wire

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Recently I found a roll of orange SoftFlex wire in my stash. Maybe it’s the hint of autumn in the air, but I was really in the mood for orange. I warped up my loom using the No Warp-Ends Kit
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Finishing Loom Woven Beadwork Jewelry

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Inspiration, Mirrix Accessories, Projects | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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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