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Category Archives: Stories

Visiting Handweavers Studio & Gallery in London!

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Earlier this week Claudia and I took a little trip to London. While there, we stopped by our only UK dealer, The Handweavers Studio & Gallery. We initially met Wendy, the owner of Handweavers, at the Salem, OR Northwest Weavers’ Guild Conference
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We Admit It… (A little bit about where Mirrix Looms are made)

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We admit it; our looms could be made a little faster. We could even make them a little cheaper.  If we wanted to, we could outsource our manufacturing overseas. We could use inferior materials. We could hire a call center
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Tapestry Tool Box and The American Tapestry Alliance

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Nostalgia brought on by our recent attendance at Convergence (the Hand Weaver Guild of America’s every two year event) lead me to do some research to rediscover my tapestry past.  Searching for “Tapestry Tool Box” I found a letter from
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Playing with Color: Painting Silk

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Mom has always been the color goddess. She just has a sense about those things. That’s why I was a little apprehensive trying my hand at silk painting, but with a little help I’m addicted. It wasn’t easy, but it was so
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An Interview with Tina Kane and her work on the Burgos Tapestry Project at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Recently a customer (thank you!) pointed us to an amazing YouTube video. It is called “The Burgos Tapestry: A Study in Conservation” and chronicles the restoration of Christ Is Born as Man’s Redeemer by the Textile Restoration Team at the Metropolitan Museum
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Two nights and one day in Vermont

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We got two days off (well, really one and a half).  We spent two nights in Stowe Vermont.  Nice camp ground, sweet little shelter, no bugs.  This is all good.  And I had my beadwork with me.  So I said
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