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This is a tutorial on how to make a fully articulated peacock tail. Please leave comments below to let me know what you think or if you have ...
Layout your feathers to create different layers of lengths. Each length becomes one layer.
Cut different sizes of netting to form the base of the layers.
Weave the quills into the netting to help secure them in. Then trim all excess length on the quills. Tip: if they won't weave easily then add some ...
Hot glue each feather in two or three places along the quill with the netting. This held up very well trick or treating, even with people stepping on ...
Cut wire and bend a circle around your pin so the wire will rotate freely around. Trim off excess wires at the circle on the end or it ...
Layout your largest layer of feathers first. Add two wires about 2"-3" apart from each other equal distant from the center. Trim the wires down so they are ...
Take the Arizona Tea Gallon jug and cut out brackets. Use hole punch to make your hole. I cut these symmetrical and used a heat gun at the ...
Take a drill and pre-drill holes in the upper and lower left and right corners for each bracket and over the brace too. Then screw in a washer ...
Run our Chicago Screw through one bracket then add all the wire loops from your tail layers and through the next bracket. Screw in the end to complete ...
Decorate harness with tulle, feathers and anything else you with or hide it under a shirt to hide the brace.
Trim and secure the elastic band to the size you need. Decorate it if necessary. We added a tutu over it.
Take any other gallon jug containers and cut out the flat sides glue them to clear plastic (sold by the yard at some walmarts and Joann fabrics or ...
ENJOY trick or treating and getting lots of candy for the best costume of the night! Other accessories we made: Crown with real peacock head feathers and tulle ...
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