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The Affinity Bracelet Weave-Along Week One

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Welcome to the Affinity Bracelet Weave-along Part 1.  In this lesson we will start and finish an Affinity Bracelet.  Because there are so many possibilities for the Affinity bracelets, we’ve decided to weave more than one.  The first bracelet will
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No Warps to Weave in Bracelet Weave-along

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For this project, you will need a Mirrix Loom with a No Warp-Ends Kit. We have these available for our new sized 5″ Mini Mirrix and also for our 8″ Lani Loom, 12″ Little Guy Loom and 16″ Big Sister
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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 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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Weave-Along 3: Finishing The Beaded Purse

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Frantically weaving to get this done.  Just wove the last three black rows but want to chat a bit before I begin the final finishing and photos.  How exciting.  I will actually be able to give this as a gift.
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What would I want from Mirrix as a holiday gift?

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Yesterday Claudia wrote a blog post about what Mirrix gift she’d want (if she didn’t already own a loom or two or eighteen). She loves the new 28″ McKinley Loom, her old favorite the 22″ Zach Loom and the 8″
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Finishing The Tapestry Purse

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-This week we will be finishing the tapestry purse. We will give everyone one more week to finish their beaded purses, since that project tends to take longer and it seems most people are still working. We’ll do the finishing
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