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Category Archives: Tapestry Weaving

Twill and an upcoming event in NYC

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving | 3 Comments

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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Making something really cool out of a warp failure

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

I have been on a roll weaving hand-painted silk into tapestry cuffs that are backed with ultra-suede and trimmed with beads.  It’s fun, it’s relaxing and I love the final product.  All good things. This weekend I warped up my
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Mini silkscapes

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving | 3 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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Crowdsourced Yarn List

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I was born a yarn snob. It’s inevitable when your mom is a tapestry weaver. When you’re putting as much time, love and energy into something as you do when you weave, you want to use the best materials you can. But let’s
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Silk and Mirrix Loom

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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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Claudia’s Craftsy Class

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

It seems like forever ago that Elena and I went to Colorado to create  the “Bead & Tapestry Cuff Bracelet” class.  It was both difficult and exciting.  The Craftsy people were wonderful and held my hand very well.  Elena sat
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Mirrix-Days Day 4: 15% off a second shedding device!

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Deals, Tapestry Weaving | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

*PLEASE NOTE* This deal will still be valid through 12/12 because our site was having some technical issues on 12/11. Our security certificate expired and may have given you a message saying the site was not secure. Everything is now fixed! Welcome
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On Tapestry Warp

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By Mirrix President Claudia Chase I am often asked what kind of warp one should use for tapestry. I will try to provide a fairly broad answer to this question with the beginner tapestry weaver in mind. The sett for
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