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Weave-Along 7: Finishing Your Purse

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It’s time to finish your lovely silk purse.  After having woven the header (the last few rows of warp material woven in as weft), cut your piece from the loom remembering to leave five inches of fringe to make tying
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Weave-Along 7: Continuing to Weave

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Today we will weave the rest of the piece.  Next week we finish it. Our first technique will be wavey lines.  They are simple to do and have a fun effect.  All you do is weave two passes of one
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Weave-Along Week Three: Weft Interlock

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Time for some weft interlock. Using some scrap yarn, divide your warps into roughly four evenly spaced sections. Insert your four wefts going in the same direction, from left to right.  Then head back to the right starting with the
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Silk Purse Weave-Along Week 2 (Weave-Along 7)

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If you have a bottom spring kit, as I do here, start weaving your header.  If you don’t have a bottom spring kit, cut a thread three times the width of your loom.  Engage the shedding device, weave it to
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Weave-Along 7, Day One: Silk and Bead Purse

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Welcome to Mirrix’s 7th Weave-Along!  The first step to weaving this fiber and bead purse is to decide how big you want your purse to be.  My piece will be just big enough to fit an iPhone and a few
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