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to the Miniature Needlework Society

The Miniature Needlework Society is a worldwide group of people who share an interest in creating needlework items specifically at 1/12th scale (or smaller), ideal for dollshouses and dollshouse collectors.

Explore our website to find out more about the Society and what we do.

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You can find out about the Society and its history, information about shows, workshops and competitions, and browse galleries showing members’ work, as well as see previews of our range of starter booklets aimed at people who are just starting out or who want to learn a new technique.

There are some useful links to suppliers of various needlework materials and some easy projects you can try for yourself with free downloadable instructions.

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Details of how to join the Miniature Needlework Society can be found on our Membership page.

We hope you like what you see and will be inspired to join us and create your own miniature needlework.

Miniature Needlework Society

Easy Projects

On our Easy Projects page you can find free-to-download PDF instructions for a number of simple items to you can have a go at making.


We have a worldwide membership and are always happy to accept new members interested in 1/12th scale miniature needlework.

Please see our Membership page for more information

Starter Booklets

We sell a range of booklets covering 20 different needlework techniques specifically aimed at beginners or those wishing to learn a new skill. Each one has easy-to-follow instructions and at least one project. Please see the Starter Booklets page for more details and how to order.

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Please look out at the fairs we attend for our new Starter Kits.


Find out more about our workshops on our Events page, along with a calendar of miniatures fairs and shows where MNS will have a stand.


The Society holds biennial competitions or projects for members, based on different themes. Entries from some of our previous competitions can be seen on our Galleries page.

The entries from our  "Anniversary/Jubilee" 

competition can now been seen on the  Galleries page.

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