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« on: August 14, 2008 08:45:35 AM »

I made this for a swap. My hubby is an avid hunter who respects the life of the animals and likes to use as much as possible from the animal. I use a lot of the feathers in my crafting. They are beautifully colored and very shiny.
The button in the middle is vintage and solid glass.
I love how this turned out and plan on making more. The feathers are fabritaced onto a felt circle and then the circle is sewn onto a barrette.

Thanks for looking!  Smiley

« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2008 08:49:27 AM »

OMG how adorable.....i wish i could wear something like that.... Grin
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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2008 09:05:08 AM »

Simply lovely.  Great job.

« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2008 09:10:23 AM »

I love that the two of you are using as much of the animal as possible - it would be a shame to waste such beautiful feathers.
Quick question; how do you clean the feathers?
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2008 09:16:23 AM »

After hubby plucks the bird I collect the feathers and lay them out on newspaper in the sun for a couple hours. I just check them closely for debris and bugs and then package them up in zip locks for crafting purposes. I've never had a problem with them being buggy or dirty.

« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2008 02:22:18 PM »

this is gorgeous!

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« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2008 10:20:09 AM »

So very pretty! My dad hunts pheasent as well and we use the feathers for cat toys and wreaths...this is a whole new way to use them =)  It would be great with an Audrey Hepburn type LBD!

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