Peers owns Basketry By Design which specializes in custom basketry,
workshops, and repairs & restoration to wicker and cane furniture.
Gina is located in Peterborough, Ontario. Each piece Gina creates
is vibrantly colourful, made from reeds she custom dyes in her studio,
and typically features beads, feathers, bark, and other found bits
June 2000, Gina was awarded an Excellence in Fibre Arts Award from
the Ontario Craft Council to continue to pursue her creative vision.
Harrowsmith Country Life featured Gina in the December 1999 issue
in a how-to article on chair caning. As well as running her own
business, Gina is active in the local arts & crafts community. She
is an experienced and enthusiastic instructor who frequently conducts
workshops, demonstrates at charity events, and goes into the schools
to teach weaving to local children.
Click here for a listing of retail outlets
that feature Gina Peers' basketry.
For information on workshops, and a list
of local bed and breakfasts, please contact: