By Mirrix CEO Claudia Chase (This post is adapted from a post from the post “Bead Looms” written in 2009)
I was just playing around here and at other bead sites looking at other bead looms. What I found: there is a standard model for many bead looms and most are made of wood of varying degrees of strength, beauty, value and a few are made of light metal like the ones most of us had when we were kids.
1) allow you to put on one plane of warp or have roller beams so that you can advance the warp
2) have the warp attached at either end to a single nail or more
3) provide a spring at either end through which the warp is spread out evenly.
You know it’s out there… your next craft addiction. It might just be weaving beads on a loom. Why? Well, first of all, it’s fun. And second, the possibilities are pretty much endless. Third? It’s a lot easier than you think!
From simple bracelets to large beaded tapestries, a loom brings you the ability to make many different types of exciting projects. On a Mirrix, you can even weave wire, fiber or combine materials. The versatility is what makes a Mirrix such a great craft investment. We believe that the best craft supplies make the best pieces, and the happiest artists. Once you invest in a Mirrix, it will give you a lifetime of weaving enjoyment.
We have a brand new ebook available to download that goes over all the basics of weaving beads.
- The basics of set-up, warping and weaving beads
- About different bead weaving methods
- All about Mirrix accessories
- And more!
Click below to download the free ebook !