My name is Annette Petavy. I’m
This is my story:
I was born and raised in Sweden, where handicrafts are still very much alive. In my family, both on my mother’s and on my father’s side, I can’t think of a woman who doesn’t practice at least one favourite textile craft – be it knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, embroidery…
It came very
Moving to France to live with my French husband widened my horizon in many, many ways. I discovered a new country, a new culture. Among other things, I realized that in France, fashion and well-tailored clothes are a natural part of every-day life. On the other hand, handicrafts are sadly forgotten by at least one whole generation.
Some years ago, it all came together. I started to make my own crochet designs. The knowledge of the craft of crochet and knitting, acquired in my Swedish childhood, met the interest in fashion I had developed while living in France. Ever