goose down

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by lorieMN, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. lorieMN

    lorieMN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it possible to use it,at home? How is it cleaned? do any of you make comforters with your own feathers?
     
  2. cedar post

    cedar post Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know a older couple that raised geese what they did was take the goose down put it in a pillow case and would wash it in downy. Then they would sell the goose down to someone that made different type of items needing goose down. Hope this helps. Mike
     
  3. lorieMN

    lorieMN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that sounds like it would work well,,I am wondering if its worth the time,guess I can try once and see how it goes.
     
  4. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We use it in our:
    - Bedding
    - Pillows
    - Couches

    But it makes balls if it isn't washed properly.
     
  5. cedar post

    cedar post Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yea,I'm trying to remember how the process went it was a long time ago. I think it would be worth the time and effort, having something you made yourself. Don't know how long it would take to get enough down. The people that did it used to sell it by the pound and always had people on a waiting list to buy the down. Mike
     
  6. lorieMN

    lorieMN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:so whats the proper way to wash it?
     

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