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To shed or not to shed

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Sometimes you just want to weave slowly, picking warp threads with a needle as you go.  For very thin pieces, this works just fine.  It can be very meditative. But most of the time, when weaving tapestry, picking each warp
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Introducing: The Double Shedding Device Weave-Along

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Update: You can now sign up for (and learn more about) this weave-along here A weave-along is a FREE online course. Claudia Chase and Elena Zuyok of Mirrix Looms will lead participants through a project woven on a loom. Every
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What is a Shedding Device?

Posted on by mirrixlooms / Posted in Bead Weaving, Bead/Fiber Combination, Mirrix Accessories, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Mirrix Shedding Device can seem a puzzling contraption to those unfamiliar with weaving. Today, I hope to clear up what a shedding device is and why you might want one. Called: Shedding Device Not Called: Shredder, Shredding Device, Shedder
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New Loom Options!

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Three of our looms, the 8″ Lani Loom, 12″ Little Guy Loom and 16″ Big Sister will now come two ways. The first way: WITH the shedding device and the second way: WITHOUT the shedding device. That’s that. The price
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Those Pesky Heddles

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For many, putting heddles on the loom (heddles connect your warp to your shedding device) is the most challenging part of warping simply because it’s easy to make a mistake. Even after warping and heddling many, many looms, I still
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