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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

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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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5 Ways You’ll Love Starting Something New (Like Weaving)

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When was the las time you started something new? A new sport, craft or learning a new language can open up a world of possibilities, stretch your brain and introduce new ways of thinking. Many times, we don’t start new
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A creative exercise

Posted on by Janna Maria Vallee / Posted in Bead/Fiber Combination, Inspiration, Social Market for a Mirrix 2014, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

So, it’s not the ugliest or the prettiest object, but nice aesthetics were not the driving force behind my making this bracelet.  Let me explain… Today while Sam had his morning nap I wanted to try something new: make something
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Vacation Happens by Julia L. Hecht – Social Market for a Mirrix 2014

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Vacation Happens…even to workaholic business owners and artists!  It is a good thing I have children.  They force me to tear myself away from work and art and keep me grounded in the other IMPORTANT stuff of life.  In the
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A visit to the Cloisters, NYC

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  Sam and I next to the The Unicorn in Captivity tapestry I recently made my first trip to the Cloisters branch of the MET to see the famous unicorn tapestries, a series of seven tapestries depicting the hunt and capture
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