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Best Method to Attach and or Sew Feathers on to Clothing or Fabric? Several methods are needed.

I am looking for several methods of attaching and sewing feathers to clothing. I want to avoid using glue if at all possible, or perhaps a combo of glue and needle? Examples might be edging of cloaks, collars, cuffs, etc. Anyone have any neat tricks or ideas?

bob wong4 years ago
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/6870/create-a-custom-feather-fringeThreads magazine had an article about sewing with feathers a few months ago. (an excellent magazine for sewing techniques).
Gorfram4 years ago
The Answers to this Question may be helpful: How do I make a feather collar?
Kiteman4 years ago
I would tightly stitch over the shaft of the feather, maybe 10 or 15 stitches in half an inch, and make sure that at least one stitch pierces the actual shaft.

Wear a thimble, and you may need a pair of pliers to pull the needle through the shaft.
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