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Category Archives: Social Market for a Mirrix 2014

Twill and an upcoming event in NYC

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

I learned to weave tapestry in 2008 in my first semester of textile art school in Canada.  It was the first form of weaving introduced in the two-year intensive program, and I’ll admit it was daunting at first.  We were
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Mini silkscapes

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving | 2 Comments

Hey, I’m back!  I took a wee break from posting here since I spent the past few weeks on vacation in Canada, and while there I used much needed babysitting time to apply for art related things (shows, grants etc), which
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Where’s Your Inspiration?

Posted on by Julia Hecht / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Greetings Weaving Friends! photo and quote source My friend posted a picture of her grandmother on Facebook. They are Diné (Navajo) and her grandmother is a master weaver. “Margaret Dalton, 91 years old born back in 1923, of Ft. Defiance,
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Lemko Tapestry – Weaving and Forgiveness

Posted on by Julia Hecht / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Greetings Weaving Friends!!! Beads are an essential part of my personal healing.  Over the Christmas holiday I created a weaving ritual to work through some trans-generational trauma.  As a Jewish person who has never celebrated Christmas, the holiday can be
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A Mini Tutorial – Hemp and Button Clasp

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If you can tie your shoes, you can make this clasp!   Greetings Weaving Friends!!!  As promised, I am posting the instructions for the macrame finishing of my Magical Mosaic Cuff.  You can do this using a simple square knot.
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Color Work – Magical Mosaic Continued

Posted on by Julia Hecht / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

  Now that I have got a pattern that I like, I can employ a variety of beads and fibers to create all kinds of variations.  Here I wanted to work with 2 colors of tile beads and no stud/
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Weaving twill with two shedding devices

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving | 7 Comments

I’m continuing on with my adventures in double shedding devices (of course using my naturally dyed yarns again).  This time I’m playing around with twill – one of my all-time favorite weave structures.  There are endless variations of twill!  Something
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Rusted woven wool

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  Here is peek at the current state of my rusted woven sample.  I like how it looks somewhat like a salvaged woven artifact.  I did the rusting over a few days, between an old iron and iron plate, turning the
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When You Know You Are Close…Keep Going

Posted on by Julia Hecht / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

 GREETINGS WEAVING FRIENDS!!! It has taken me three weeks to go from my last post – the start of this bracelet – to completing the project.  The idea for this bracelet actually began during the summer with my free form
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