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Tag Archives: tapestry

Making something really cool out of a warp failure

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I have been on a roll weaving hand-painted silk into tapestry cuffs that are backed with ultra-suede and trimmed with beads.  It’s fun, it’s relaxing and I love the final product.  All good things. This weekend I warped up my
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Crowdsourced Yarn List

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I was born a yarn snob. It’s inevitable when your mom is a tapestry weaver. When you’re putting as much time, love and energy into something as you do when you weave, you want to use the best materials you can. But let’s
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What can you create (with hand-painted silk)?

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My favorite part of working at Mirrix is seeing what everyone creates. From the work of professionals to your first pieces, seeing customer work always puts a smile on my face. In this spirit of sharing, creativity and inspiration, we are planning
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Crafty Resolutions

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It seems like New Year’s Resolutions usually focus on doing more of what you don’t necessarily want to be doing (like spending more time at the gym, ) or less of what you do want to be doing (like watching
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Claudia’s Craftsy Class

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It seems like forever ago that Elena and I went to Colorado to create  the “Bead & Tapestry Cuff Bracelet” class.  It was both difficult and exciting.  The Craftsy people were wonderful and held my hand very well.  Elena sat
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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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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.