This blog will span the worlds of fiber and bead art with a dash of poetry and politics. It is blog central for Mirrix Tapestry & Bead Looms, which is owned and operated by Claudia Chase. It is also related to the purely creative side of Claudia's life, Mirrix Studio. To return to Mirrix home page go to: www.mirrixlooms.com
I am taking the opposite approach to the concept of weaving fiber and beads. Rather than set up the loom for tapestry and weave beads using the shedding device, I am setting up the loom for the traditional method of bead weaving and needle weaving in the fiber. I am using just gold thread as my fiber in the two pieces I am working on. I am very pleased with the results. I spent two days pondering this option before I finally got down to work and got something tangible on the loom.
The following piece is going to be a smart phone case:
And this one is going to be a bracelet:
I will have the bracelet off the loom and finished by tomorrow. Stay tuned!