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Supporting the careers of Canadian craftspeople since 1931.
Supporting careers of Canadian craftspeople since 1931.


Featured Artist: Karen Gunna

Featured Artist: Karen Gunna

Visit the Craft Ontario Shop from October 2nd to 22nd to see the beautiful and functional leather bags by Karen Gunna Designs!

Karen Gunna’s professional journey began with a sewing apprenticeship in Germany, where she learned and honed her skills around fabric construction. Returning to Canada in the early 80’s, she began making small leather goods.  


As a woman designing and crafting products for other women, her designs are soft and elegant. At the same time, special attention is paid to durability and function. Each step of the design and crafting process is important to Karen, from the selection of appropriate leather for the article, to the sourcing of the correct glues, hardware, linings and thread. Her handcrafted, unique and functional pieces are made of fine quality leather selected for its strength, suppleness and luscious colour.

See a selection of Karen's work on our online shop!



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