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Tag Archives: Bead Weaving

Secret Project Update

Posted on by Christina Neit / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

I was hoping my ‘secret project’ would go much faster than this. It probably would if I committed to only ‘it’ in a weeks time. I just finished the second panel last night. That means I have two to go
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Cubist’s Delight

Posted on by Julia Hecht / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

  Greetings Weaving Friends!  My foray into increases and decreases continues to advance.  I have one strap complete (see photo to the left).  In addition, I have  successfully added the missing piece of the work to the right side of
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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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SoftFlex Company” Social Market for a Mirrix 2014 June Share-Sponsor

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SoftFlex Company has long been one of our favorites in the art/craft industry. They make high quality beading wire that can be used for many things -including weaving on a  Mirrix Loom! We asked Sara from SoftFlex a few questions
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Share Your First Piece!

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Our “Your Work” Gallery is an amazing place to see all kinds of work done on Mirrix Looms. From beginner pieces to work done by professionals, there’s a wide range of beautiful work on display. Check out the gallery here.
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FAQ: Tension & Bead Weaving

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Tension. In bead weaving, it’s a good thing! In fact, it’s one of the most important aspects of weaving beads. One of the benefits of weaving beads on a loom is that the loom holds the tension for you and, with
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FAQ: An Alternative Way to Balance Your Warping Bar

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Sometimes you want to make a piece that’s much thinner than the width of the loom you’re weaving on. If you weave a thin piece in the center of your loom, you may have the problem of an unstable warping
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Projects+

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A new concept in Mirrix projects has arrived.  Projects+ is a collection of bead and fiber projects in ebook form. Each project will come with a list of tools and materials, most of which will be available on our website.
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How easy is it to weave beads?

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Ask Elena, Bead Weaving | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

This morning I got a great question that I feel deserves a blog post (thanks, Sue!). Is weaving beads [on a loom] easier than bead weaving with a needle? While I cannot answer this with a simple “yes” or “no”,  since
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The work of Steven and William Ladd

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I got an email today from a customer who saw an exhibit at the Mingei International Museum in San Diego called function and fantasy. She said there was a video at the exhibit that mentioned and showed a Mirrix Loom
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