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The Sam-estry

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I’ve wanted a tapestry of my dog, Sam, for a few years now. I think I decided that the first time I saw Kathe Todd-Hooker’s tapestry of her dog Chene (this one). A couple years later, my Sam-estry dream has
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How to weave Leno Lace on the Mirrix loom

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Noreen Crone-Findlay, Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I am fascinated by exploring all  the different things that I can do with Mirrix looms. While I am involved in this four month long co-creation with Mirrix looms, I am going to be  looking at what I can and
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A slightly different approach to the ‘No Warp Ends’ technique

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I hate wasting yarn… so I really don’t like loom waste – who wants to toss their yarn in the trash? Really That’s why I love Claudia Chase’s ‘No Warp Ends’ technique for the Mirrix  looms. The one thing that
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Saved warp thread

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Noreen Crone-Findlay, Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I my last blog post, I talked about two projects that I rally want to loom, and how I couldn’t choose which to do first. Someone then suggested I could get them both on the loom. There are two options
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How to wind butterflies and make upcycled wooden tapestry bobbins

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Noreen Crone-Findlay, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Some people love weaving with yarn butterflies. And some people (like me) don’t.  I love wooden tapestry bobbins and I love making each one a unique piece- and I especially like using upcycled wood to make them.So, for those of
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Working with handspun painted yarn in tapestry

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Noreen Crone-Findlay, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

My daughter-in-law spins gorgeous yarn. Which makes me very happy. Because, sometimes a skein or two finds its way into my studio. Recently, she spun Merino and silk and dyed it turquoise and purple, separated by short sneezes of sunshine
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A pin a stick and a loop of string to open sheds

Posted on by sherriwoodardcoffey / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Noreen Crone-Findlay, Uncategorized, Weaving: Other | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

If you have a loom that doesn’t have a shedding device, picking up the warp strands for every row you weave can be a tedious process. I like to use a stick,  a pin and a loop of string to
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