Feathers & Hats

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by dutchlion, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. dutchlion

    dutchlion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I simply adore feathers [​IMG] I think they are so elegant. I especially love hats that are adorned with feathers. These are a few hats I've done... I'm still learning how to really put them together... but it's so much fun! [​IMG]

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    I'd love to hear & see what others have done! I've also made several pairs of feather earrings... Some of the feathers are chicken, some are parrot (a colleague is being an enabler [​IMG])
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Gee, and I have been throwing the molts away! [​IMG]
     
  3. lovepeeps

    lovepeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your hats are gorgeous. I am going to make some too. Hair clips might be really pretty too. You have a nice eye for color and composition.
     
  4. dutchlion

    dutchlion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @lovepeeps I would love to see what you come up with! and i have a mind to do some hair combs, and fascinators... I've just really started doing this, but i do love it!

    @sunflour i put the unusable feathers in my compost... they supposedly are wonderful for the soil. a farmer friend of mine told me that and only buys fertilizer and such if chicken feathers are one of the first ingredients. his gardens always are beautiful :)
     
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Thanks for info, I am placing them along with coop poop clean outs in compost pile.
     

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