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Tag Archives: Tapestry Weaving

Trim Your Tree

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Suddenly, it feels like the holidays. Snow is falling in parts of the country and Christmas tree lots are popping up everywhere. Regardless of what holiday/s you celebrate, it’s hard to deny that magical feeling in the air. All this
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Share your Studio Contest

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We are extending this contest by one month. Send us your pictures! You could win a $50 gift certificate! When anyone with artsy inclinations walks into Mirrix President Claudia Chase’s studio, they get lost in a world of fiber and beady inspiration.
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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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Simple Frame Loom Vs. Mirrix

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So you want to weave tapestry  and you’re trying to decide on a loom. Congratulations! You’re going to love the journey you are about to embark on. Tapestry, as we say, is like painting with fiber and provides endless creative opportunities. As
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Tapestry: Painting with Fiber

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As the daughter of a tapestry weaver, I grew up with a few key phrases in my lingual arsenal that related to tapestry. One was this: “Tapestry is painting with fiber.” One of the main differences between tapestry and other types of weaving is
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Double Shedding Device Ebook

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It’s here! The double shedding device ebook. In this ebook you will learn: How to add a second shedding device to your Mirrix Loom Basket Weave Tabby Weave Twill Weave Get it now! Click below.

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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20% off the Spencer Power Treadle this Weekend ONLY

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This summer we introduced the very first electric treadle for a portable tapestry loom. It was an instant hit with novice and professional tapestry weavers alike. “This treadle is wonderful. I have really enjoyed being able to shift the shed
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What happens when you’re given a Mirrix Loom?

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This spring,  three lovely ladies received Mirrix Looms in exchange for blogging about their experiences with it. Following is a list of their amazing blog posts (so far!) following their Mirrix journeys. We can’t wait to see what they each
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