An inexpensive and simple DIY feather decoration that you can make with thread or wool.


  • 1 Stick
  • 5 Coloured threads or wool
  • 1 Scissors
  • 1 Brush
  • 5 Coloured beads


  1. Cut the thread to the desired length of the feather doubled over and cut the remaining thread to the desired width of the feathers, they will also be doubled over.
  2. Double over the length thread and the width threads, place one width thread over the length thread and one under and feed the end of one through the top loop of the other making sure the length thread is in between the two widths and pull the width threads in opposite directions.
  3. Repeat until the length of the feather is complete and tie off the bottom length thread.
  4. Add the bead to the top of the feather
  5. Brush the ends of the width threads to and trim the sides of the feathers to the desired shape
  6. Repeat for all colours and loop over the stick
  7. Attach a thread to both ends of the stick to hang with

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  • April
    • 14 Apr 2020
      10:05 pm

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  • Awww this is a lovely sweet idea, and would look great as a bedroom decoration


  • A nice idea and easy as well!


  • Thdy look really pretty, im struggling to understand instructions tho. Hopefully it’ll make more sense when I try and make some


  • It looks great! A truely nice job


  • They are so pretty. Would look great on a feature wall.


  • Very clever idea and super simple too!


  • These are pretty and don’t look as fragile as regular feathers, which can fall apart with too much touching. We shall be sure to try this out!


  • Pretty idea thanks for sharing


  • I love this, they look fantastic. What a great craft idea.


  • This looks so pretty


  • A lovely idea and the nice thing is you can make them in your preferred colours :)


  • It was beautiful.


  • Thanks for sharing this idea. Have already printed it and given to my neighbour with three youngsters under 9 to do with them during this isolation.


  • I love making these and my grand daughter has a go at it too. We are making a mobile of them for her room.


  • Gorgeous!


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