The former anthropology student from Montpellier could have become a researcher or an archaeologist,
for the intense pleasure of discovery.
In the end the things she saw and the people she met on her travels led her to print her memories of
several ancient civilisations onto our contemporary fabric.
It was in South America that Emma Francois felt the first mystical impact, the turning point which
foreshadowed a vocation. OK, that may be a cliche but it really doesn’t matter. It was when she came
into contact with people who weave, embroider, sew and make things, drawing unquestioningly on a heritage
of techniques and know-how that she finally understood what she had to do and found her own way.