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


Material

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

Method

  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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  • maureen
    • 14 Apr 2020
      10:05 pm

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

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  • This looks so pretty

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

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  • It was beautiful.

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  • 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.

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

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  • Gorgeous!

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  • These are cute :)

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  • Love it. I made one from Brown string but yours looks much better

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  • This looks gorgeous. A great addition to a youngster’s room.

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  • my 16 year old daughter would love this in her bedroom!

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  • What a beautiful craft idea. I think I understand the instructions but I feel it would come to your as you do it. Love it, thank you for sharing

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  • A beautiful idea and looks so great.

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  • Very nice ! My 10yr old may like to do this :)

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  • oh what a clever and colourful idea, i have some thread in a junk draw – might give this a go next weekend with my girls to make decorations for their rooms. Thank you for the easy to follow instructions much appreciated

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