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Weave-Along 3: Finishing The Beaded Purse

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Frantically weaving to get this done.  Just wove the last three black rows but want to chat a bit before I begin the final finishing and photos.  How exciting.  I will actually be able to give this as a gift.
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Finishing The Tapestry Purse

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-This week we will be finishing the tapestry purse. We will give everyone one more week to finish their beaded purses, since that project tends to take longer and it seems most people are still working. We’ll do the finishing
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Weave-Along 3: Weaving and Weaving Those Beads

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Not a lot to  report here except that I diligently wove this piece and had a great time doing it.  Once you get into the more detailed patterns, it’s easy to pick up the wrong beads.  At least for me
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Weave-Along 3: Finishing The Tapestry Eyeglass Case

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I decided to finish the eyeglass case (or it could be an iPod case if you make it a tad wider).  Those of you who are working on the original purse, just keep on weaving and we will post finishing
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Continuing to Weave

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We hope you got some time out this Thanksgiving weekend to do some weaving between cooking and eating, but if not, you won’t be falling too far behind in the weave-along. This week, we’re continuing to weave and have explored (below) another
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The Beaded Purse: Beginning to Weave

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Once you get going weaving this purse you won’t want to stop.  I hope you have survived the warping of this piece whether using or not using the shedding device.  For me, it’s easy, but I’ve done it more than
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The Woven Purse: Beginning to Weave

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Quite a few years ago when Elena was a “wee babe” and I was determined to learn how to weave tapestry, there was no internet.  I had briefly taken a tapestry class while living in San Francisco when pregnant with
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Welcome to the 3rd Mirrix Weave-Along

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Welcome to the 3rd Mirrix Weave-Along We are very happy to be starting our third weave-along today. This is a very exciting event not only because we’re doing two different projects, but because we are taking on more advanced projects than
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Mirrix’s Weave-Along 3: The Beaded Purse

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We are ready to Begin! Pull out your patience and your love of beads and weaving, and let’s embark  on an adventure in bead weaving that is sure to be the first of many. Tools needed to weave this piece:
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Mirrix’s Weave-Along 3: The Woven Purse

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This kit contains the following:  -Ten 20 yard skeins of wool/mohair yarn -A 100 gram tube of Navajo wool warp -12 yards of five different novelty yarns for the strap -7 ½ grams of 11/0 seed beads -7 ½ grams
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