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Anne-Claire Petit makes the most cuddly crocheted creatures!

Anne-Claire Petit soft toys and accessories are beautifully handmade by skilled craftswomen living in countryside villages in Northern China.
Using the finest organic cotton, each item is made with care. These women determine their own schedules and work from their own homes, often with their neighbours. This allows them to be mothers and farmers, first and foremost.
These colourful soft toys and accessories make the most wonderful new baby gifts which are sure to be treasured for many years…
The Designer behind those sweet little creatures, Anne-Claire Petit, studied industrial design at the legendary Design Academy Eindhoven.
Here she became interested in handicrafts such as weaving, knitting, crochet and needle point… she believes in the charm of slow production and the beauty of a handmade product.
And super new… there is a cooperation with Moomin Characters Ltd… which led to a crochet Moomin troll.
This Finnish cartoon figure by illustrator Tove Jansson who has made a comeback since the 90s… Anne-Claire hopes that the little crochet version will help to keep the legacy alive…

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Text by Claudia Antonia Merkle

POSTED BY cts-klee
May 12, 2015