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Category Archives: Tapestry Weaving

New iPhone? Weave this Case!

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Smart phones have gotten bigger and bigger and bigger.  Petty soon there will be smartphone suitcases to haul them around in.  The best way to keep up with the changes is to make your own. I admit it, I am
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The Sam-estry

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I’ve wanted a tapestry of my dog, Sam, for a few years now. I think I decided that the first time I saw Kathe Todd-Hooker’s tapestry of her dog Chene (this one). A couple years later, my Sam-estry dream has
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Introducing: WeaveWith

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A customer, Tina (Check out her awesome blog on weaving beads here), gave me a great idea the other day. In addition to weave-alongs, we should have some project themes that Mirrix-ers can all work on at the same time.
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20% off the Spencer Power Treadle this Weekend ONLY

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This summer we introduced the very first electric treadle for a portable tapestry loom. It was an instant hit with novice and professional tapestry weavers alike. “This treadle is wonderful. I have really enjoyed being able to shift the shed
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Orienting your tapestry cartoon

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  So, here is the bottom half of my tapestry cartoon (haven’t made the top yet).  Since it is a vertical mirror image I only traced half of it from the original William Morris image and then scanned it and
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Inspirational artists

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Inspiration, Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

This week I’ve dyed some more yarn with natural dyes for my William Morris tapestry  (this time some finer yarn) which I’m doing as part of the current weave-along.  So, since I haven’t got any weaving progress to share I thought
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Protected: Weave-Along 14, Week One: Double Trouble: two shedding devices, one loom

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Weaving a hem

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

  Well I warped up again, and like every other time I’ve warped up my Mirrix I was so excited I couldn’t sleep.  It’s quite a phenomena, haha!  This time I’m using wool warp which I love.  It’s quite springy
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When you leave everything you thought you needed home

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I thought I was doing a really good job of packing for a few days on the boat (turned out to be six days and I am now at a friend’s house, so I am still not “home.”).  I did
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