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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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Orienting your tapestry cartoon

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

  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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Get a Free Bead Pattern & Tell a Friend!

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Through Friday, get any one of our bead patterns emailed to you for free! Just choose a pattern (any one here) and email us elena@mirrixlooms.com with your pattern choice and the subject line “Free Bead Pattern”. We will respond within 24 hours
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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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Tapestry versus rigid heddle versus jack looms

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Today I was supposed to take all the photographs and write some copy for an upcoming webinar.  But, mother nature had a different plan.  The sky is a whitish grey filled with rain and absent of any good natural light.
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Convergence Reflections

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Last week was a wonderful whirlwind of meeting people, selling looms and soaking in the merriment that is HGA’s Convergence. For me, the best part was meeting people. From famous tapestry weaver’s like Janet Austin, people we’ve been in touch
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Adventures in Extreme Shag

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Can you guess what this is?  Believe it or not this is the tapestry that I shared a few weeks back.  I’ve added this extreme shag in 100% silk that I hand painted with acid dyes.  I am going to
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