Feathers everywhere.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by AmyWho, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. AmyWho

    AmyWho Chirping

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    I've got 3 girls in the throes of molt right now. I started collecting the feathers a few days ago.
    I'm pretty crafty and plan on making a feather duster and a few cat toys out of this haul.
    Any other ideas? Am I the only one who feels like they shouldn't be wasted?



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  2. Whittni

    Whittni Crowing

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    Some people make crafts, like necklaces.
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Dream catchers look great with feathers.
     
  4. AmyWho

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    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Dang! That is so cool!
     
  6. AmyWho

    AmyWho Chirping

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    Right? I was almost sorry I asked. Anything I make will be shameful by comparison. [​IMG]
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Don't be sorry. Be inspired!

    I was thinking of a picture made from feathers.
     
  8. AmyWho

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    It's not super fancy, but it's a start. It's about as big around as a beer can. I used one of the tiniest feathers from my Blue Laced Red Wyandotte. It's a little hard to tell from the picture, but it has a gorgeous soft white outline on the feather.
    I'm gonna go hunt around and see if I can find some beads and leather. :)
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  9. theoldchick

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    [​IMG] Good start!
     
  10. AmyWho

    AmyWho Chirping

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    Thanks!

    Now I just need a little more of that thing called "spare time."
     

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