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My Workshop Results

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We had a follow-up workshop with Lisa and Nancy.  Thought you might want to see what Lisa produced. Amazing!  This is being woven using the shedding device.  The piece is as wide as one can get on the 12 inch
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February Mirrix Workshop: bead weaving

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Lit a fire in the wood stove.  Placed a table in front of the wood stove.  Ready to teach a workshop on bead weaving on the Mirrix Loom.  That’s Lisa on the left and Nancy on the right.  Lisa warped
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Two nights and one day in Vermont

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We got two days off (well, really one and a half).  We spent two nights in Stowe Vermont.  Nice camp ground, sweet little shelter, no bugs.  This is all good.  And I had my beadwork with me.  So I said
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Beaded Purse

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Back to weaving something big on the Mirrix (Update: You can buy the Mirrix Beaded Purse Kit here)  For a variety of reasons, including the fact that I have not woven something large with beads on the Mirrix for quite
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Beaded bracelet instructions: Square bead checkerboard bracelet kit

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You will be able to but the kit for this bracelet in a day or two. I’ve made all the kits, just need to get it into our shopping cart. But meanwhile, I am uploading the pattern to this blog
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Looking Back

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Looking Back   I haven’t woven (or should I say, finished) a tapestry in a very long time. Inspired by a customer who just ordered the 38 inch weave to embark on tapestry (and bead weaving) after having in her
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Color Impressions

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Color Impressions (originally published in Spin-Off Magazine) I began weaving tapestry with commercially dyed and spun yarn. In order to make the yarns ”sing” I combined various weights and types of yarns together using the method known to tapestry weavers
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Bead Looms

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I was just playing around here and at other bead sites (the guests are all gone, the kitchen floor scrubbed . . . on hands and knees and boy is that wooden floor a whole lot of shades lighter now
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Some Finishing Techniques

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Finished bracelet using square beads with button closure. Finished bracelet using Delicas. Today, I was talking to one of our recent Mirrix customers about finishing a bracelet. She took notes, but was afraid they might not make a lot of
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