The Northern Manufacture


The Northern Manufacture is engaged in the production of souvenirs and accessories from wool in the technique of decorative and applied art “felting”. The company was founded on the basis of a creative studio and training center for needlework techniques in Arkhangelsk. For four years, its founders taught various techniques of modern needlework and studied the felting process in the workshops of Moscow, St. Petersburg, and villages of the Russian North.

The visiting card of the Northern Manufactory is small souvenir felt boots. The company also produces accessories made of wool and other natural materials: brooches, flowers, mitts, boas, scarves. All products are hand-made by masters according to the author’s patterns and with the author’s design.
The main mission of the company is to preserve the traditions of the Russian North, using them in modern processing.

The Northern Manufacture achievements:

  • Winner of the competition for the provision of subsidies to start-up entrepreneurs to create their own business, 2010
  • Winner of the contest “The Best Youth Business Project” on the forum “Team29”, 2010
  • Gold medalist of the contest “The Best Brand of the Arkhangelsk Region” in the Novation nomination, 2010
  • Winner of the “Impulse of Good” contest in the nomination “The Best Video of Russia on Social Entrepreneurship”, 2011

The head and owner of the company – Nadezhda (Luchinina) Ponomareva – in 2018 published the book “Valenki and Rakes. Notes of the Russian Entrepreneur” about small business, creativity, marketing in small business, creativity leadership and creativity.




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Telephone: (8182) 46 08 82

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