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Category Archives: Weave-Along 4

Finishing The Cuff

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When you’ve finished weaving (using any combination of straight lines, different fiber combinations, beads and tapestry techniques) you are ready to cut your piece off the loom. Then, you’ll finish your ends and begin sewing your weaving onto a brass
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Tapestry Techniques

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Weaving tapestry is painting with fiber.  As you learn new techniques you gain the skills to weave different shapes and patterns and to better translate your ideas. The tapestry/bead cuff bracelet is a great place to begin playing with tapestry
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Beginning to Weave

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This week, we’re going to begin weaving our tapestry/bead cuff bracelet! I have some basic instructions (picture from a previous weave-along) with an additional video that we made that goes over warping, weaving a header, beginning to weave and adding
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Getting Started: The Tapestry/Bead Cuff Bracelet Kit

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Starting today, this weave-along will focus on weaving a tapestry/bead cuff bracelet which is the perfect beginner’s project for bead or tapestry weavers. It teaches you important skills on a “small scale”  and it’s fast, easy and produces a stunning
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Warping for Bead Weaving With The Shedding Device

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Warping for bead weaving with the shedding device is slightly different from other types of warping, simply because two warp threads go in each dent (space in the warp coil) instead of just one. Then, when you put on the
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Warping for Bead Weaving Without the Shedding Device

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Warping for Bead Weaving: The traditional method If you watched the last video in this series, warping for tapestry, you will notice that warping for bead weaving follows the same concept as warping for tapestry. One warp thread goes in
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Warping for Tapestry

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Warping for tapestry is pretty straight forward and tends to be easier than warping for bead weaving only because the warp is often thicker. Before you watch the following video (near the bottom of this post), please take a moment
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Mirrix Weave-Along 4: Getting Started

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Welcome to our 4th Mirrix Weave-Along! This weave along will go over basic warping techniques and then go on to show how to weave a tapestry/bead cuff bracelet. If you do not own a kit, you can purchase one in
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