Furnitureweaving

Buffie Gideon Lee

Buffie Gideon Lee, furniture, weaving, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Buffie Gideon Lee

Buffie Gideon Lee

Mi’Kmaq, Gesgapegiag First Nation

I am Buffie Gideon Lee. I am a Mi’Kmaq, and a member of both the Gesgapegiag band in Quebec and the Aroostook and in Maine. While I learned traditional Mi’Kmaq basket weaving as a youngster, from my elders, it wasn’t until I broke my boyfriend’s antique woven chair that I had to expand my weaving skills to include furniture!

Buffie Gideon Lee, furniture, weaving, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

I learned quickly; we have been married and I have been doing furniture weaving since 2012. I weave new children’s woven stools, chairs and rockers, reweave heirloom furniture, and as demand dictates, conduct workshops to teach various weaving techniques.

I am presently based in the States, but due to science deniers, anti-maskers, racists and misogynists pretty much running the show, hope to be relocating soon to New Brunswick or Mova Scotia.

Please contact me for all of your weaving wants and needs!

Workshop

I am both an artisan and professional educator. Soon to be relocating to the Canadian Maritimes, I repair and renew traditional woven furniture, from chairs and benches to loungers and beyond, in my studio. I craft children’s stools, chairs and rockers, and other pieces by commission. And, I also host the occasional workshop to teach various elements of my craft.

To make your heirloom new again, or to get or make one of your own, contact me today!

Buffie Gideon Lee, furniture, weaving, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

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