Laura Burcin's Profile

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I started weaving 8 years ago but with a family and full time job it was just a hobby. I've recently retired and I'm truly excited to focus on my weaving and offer some of my favorites in my shop.

I've always been interested in fiber crafts starting with knitting and crocheting when I was a child. Eight years ago I started taking yarn spinning classes in Alexandria VA to supplement my knitting stash. But I kept having to walk past the weavers to get to the back of the workshop and what they were doing looked so wonderful. What can I say, now my spinning wheel sits in the corner and I spend 6 hours a day weaving.

I'm still exploring all the different weaving structures and patterns and colors. I used to say golf was the perfect sport because you can never perfect your game. Along the same vein, weaving has endless…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 1
  • Joined June 4, 2012

Favorite materials

Alpaca, Wool, cotton, linen, silk

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About

I started weaving 8 years ago but with a family and full time job it was just a hobby. I've recently retired and I'm truly excited to focus on my weaving and offer some of my favorites in my shop.

I've always been interested in fiber crafts starting with knitting and crocheting when I was a child. Eight years ago I started taking yarn spinning classes in Alexandria VA to supplement my knitting stash. But I kept having to walk past the weavers to get to the back of the workshop and what they were doing looked so wonderful. What can I say, now my spinning wheel sits in the corner and I spend 6 hours a day weaving.

I'm still exploring all the different weaving structures and patterns and colors. I used to say golf was the perfect sport because you can never perfect your game. Along the same vein, weaving has endless possibilities to learn. I love mixing colors from my growing stash of yarn and playing with all the possible products that I can make with my Schacht floor loom.

I hope you will follow my shop as I add all the different things that I'm exploring with handwaving and yarn.

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