Fr d rique Alexandre learned knitting and sewing from her mother and her aunts and crochet from her grandmother during the summer holidays in the countryside of France. She loved to knit dolls, animals, cushions and patchwork blankets. She is also passionate about drawing, and studied Fine Arts in S vres before specializing in textile creation at Duperre School in Paris. Fr d rique has worked as a freelancer since 1985 knitting and sewing for different wool makers, and writing for magazine and book publishing in her specialized field of knitting, sewing and crocheting for babies and children. Pierre Nicou is a professional photographer who specializes in children's pictures. For more than 20 years he has been working with the Marie Claire Group in France. He loves shooting many different things, from fashion features to objects. He also works in the advertising field with brands such as Orcanta Lingerie, Catimini, Galeries Lafayette, Ikea, Petit Bateau, etc. He gives lessons to beginner photographers in order to share his passion.