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Natalia's Fine Needlework

Proudly obsessed with details and crave a challenge



Here we will be blogging about our latest news, featured items, new patterns, kits, shows or just anything new going on!

You will also find specials on free shipping, free patterns, or any sale that we may have.

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Reproduction of an Antique Sampler by May Nichols, 1894

Posted by Natalia Frank on March 8, 2021 at 5:20 PM

Late 19th century antique sampler by May Nicholls aged 10 is worked in wool and cotton on even weave gauze.

The original sampler is completely charming with neat stitch work throughout. 

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Happy New 2021 Year!

Posted by Natalia Frank on December 31, 2020 at 10:50 PM

Wishing everyone a happy new year full of joy, hapiness, health and creativity!

Happy stitching!

Natalia Frank

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Petit Point Carpet Kirman Vase

Posted by Natalia Frank on July 5, 2019 at 1:00 PM

OOAK Miniature Petit Point Persian Area Carpet KIRMAN VASE is charted and hand stitched by Natalia Frank.

It measures 11 1/4” x 13 1/4”. It is stitched on 48 count silk gauze with Classic Colorworks over dyed silk floss. Total of 291,156 tiny stitches, 771 hours of stitching.

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Posted by Natalia Frank on January 22, 2017 at 3:45 AM

I started working on the TREE OFLIFE series last year. The first carpet Tree of Life 1 was stitched in 3 months and won the 1st PIMA (Perfection in Miniature Awards) prize at the Kensington Dollhouse Festival in May 2016.

This is what the judges said about this carpet:


"Some miniatures take a while to absorb. At first glance it was a beautiful rug, but then you look closer & you see the absurdly tiny stitches, the multitude of colours used to give the subtle shad...

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Happy New 2017 Year!

Posted by Natalia Frank on January 3, 2017 at 4:20 PM

Dear readers!


I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year holiday time with your family and friends!

As my gift to you I offer a free pattern of KONYA PRAYER rug, a reproduction of an antique rug.

To download a free pattern, please, follow this link KONYA

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OOAK and an Award Winning TREE OF LIFE Rug

Posted by Natalia Frank on November 13, 2016 at 10:00 PM

OOAK and an award-winning rug Tree of Life 1 is stitched on 56 count silk gauze with over dyed Tudor Gloriana silk floss with 89 colors (93 skeins total).

The Tree of Life 1 won the 1st PIMA 2016 prize (Perfection in Miniature Awards) that was held at the

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Silk Gauze Arrival

Posted by Natalia Frank on July 26, 2016 at 8:05 PM

I am happy to announce about new counts of silk gauze I listed on the website. Now I offer silk gauze in the following counts: 40 (ivory and black), 45, 55, 56, 60, 70, 83, 84, 90, 121. All pictures are pictures of real silk gauze I have with a ruler that allows you to count weaved intersections per an inch. And, yes, 121 count!!! Would you like to try that challenge? What is the highest count of silk gauze you stitched on?

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Dollhouse Miniature Petit Point Rug SERENITY

Posted by Natalia Frank on May 29, 2016 at 9:35 AM

I am glad to present my new pattern of the year. This is a dollhouse miniature area rug SERENITY. 

The KIT is currently available on my website

219 x 325 stitc...

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New Classes in Miniature Needlepoint

Posted by Natalia Frank on May 9, 2015 at 4:55 PM

I am happy announced that now I can offer classes in Miniature Needlepoint at CJN Miniatures store that was recently opened in Edmonds, WA

Please, check them following this link:

New Dollhouse Miniature Area Rug Petit Point Patterns Are Coming...

Posted by Natalia Frank on May 8, 2015 at 6:40 PM

I am happy to announce that new petit point area rug patterns are coming soon. Here is a sneak peek...  BLOOMING CARNATIONS

I've been Published...

Posted by Natalia Frank on December 1, 2013 at 8:05 PM

I am thrilled to let you know that my Tutorial on How to Put Dollhouse Miniature Slippers together has been published in the Spanish Dollhouse Miniature Magazine # 187, 2013, by Madelva Fernandez.

Thank you!


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Dollhouse Needlepoint Rug Kit "Animals" is going to Rhode Island.

Posted by Natalia Frank on June 1, 2013 at 5:35 PM

Nancy from RI has just purchased the Dollhouse Needlepoint Rug Kit "Animals" and is eager to begin stitching.

While the kit is on its way to Nancy, she wrote a post on her blog about it. You can read it HERE.

Happy stitching, Nancy! We will be fo...

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