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Beadographer: The Bead Design Software You Need to Try!

Beadographer: The Bead Design Software You Need to Try!

This is a guest blog post by Will Minter. Will and his wife Leah are the husband and wife team behind a new beading app called  Beadographer. Will does the coding; Leah supports users. We recently started using this app and highly recommend it to our customers looking for bead design software.
Weaving Beads on The Saffron Pocket Loom

Weaving Beads on The Saffron Pocket Loom

While our newest loom, The Saffron Pocket Loom, was designed for tapestry, many of you want to know if you can weave beads on it. The answer is yes, but it comes with some caveats. 
Mirrix Knows Creating Is Necessary: Free Bead Patterns

Mirrix Knows Creating Is Necessary: Free Bead Patterns

In these trying times, we at Mirrix Looms are committed to helping our community get through each day the only way we know how. We will be posting new and old (but previously no longer available) free projects, free downloads and videos to keep you inspired and learning regardless of the loom yo...
A Bead Tapestry Book is Finally Here!

A Bead Tapestry Book is Finally Here!

Resources for bead weaving can be tough to come by, which is why we are SUPER excited to share that Jacqui McCloy Pell has written a book on weaving beads on a loom. This book is a great resource for any bead weaver, but focuses on how to make larger beaded pieces rather than jewelry. 
The Ultimate Guide to Bead Weaving Using the Shedding Device (Updated)

The Ultimate Guide to Bead Weaving Using the Shedding Device (Updated)

It’s been a long time since I’ve woven a wide bead piece using the Mirrix shedding device. I decided it was time to try this method of bead weaving again and to write a blog post about it since we often get questions about this process. I am always telling people that the set up is more complicat...