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Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

A dog in the snow. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A dog in the snow. Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

Russian artist Marina Nikitina (mariniki) graduated from Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts and Industry. She is a member of the Moscow Union of artists. In Russia, and all over the world, there are lots of masters making miniature felted toys of wool. Many of them create wonderful toys, but few are able to achieve such artistic heights as Marina Nikitina. Marina is a great teacher and a true artist, running felting workshops, she shares not only practical skills, but also her creative experience.

Lion. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Lion. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Strawberry. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Strawberry. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

For a children's book "A goat is going to the market". Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

For a children’s book “A goat is going to the market”. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Turkey. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Turkey. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Hen. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Hen. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Lamb. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Lamb. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Pig. Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

Pig. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A bag in the shape of a lamb. Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

A bag in the shape of a lamb. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A cow. Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

A cow. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A girl and geese. Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

A girl and geese. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A goat is going to the market. Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

A goat is going to the market. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A goose in the snow. Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

A goose in the snow. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A mouse. Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

A mouse. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A cat. Miniature felted toys by Marina Nikitina

A cat. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A hare. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

A hare. Miniature handmade felted toy of wool by Russian artist Marina Nikitina

Greeting card 'Bullfinches'

Greeting card ‘Bullfinches’

Greeting card 'May'

Greeting card ‘May’

Greeting card 'Rain'

Greeting card ‘Rain’

Greeting card 'Snow storm'

Greeting card ‘Snow storm’

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