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This is the design that my friends like the most out of my safety pin jackets, and a few people have told me they'd like an instructable on ...
Supplies: 1) Jacket (or whatever you want your design to go on) 2) Sizes 1, 2, and 3 safety pins. (This jacket used around 200 size 1, 4 ...
Measure across the back of the jacket, starting and ending at the seam connecting the sleeve to the body. Draw a line straight down the middle of the ...
Begin the design by making the lines that create the inside and top edges of the wings. Doing these lines first will give you a guide to follow ...
Add the first row of feathers using size 1 pins. To create a more feathery texture, make the line zigzag in and out. It doesn't matter immensely if ...
Add second and third rows of size one pins, following the curves of the first row.
To make the pinion feathers, use a few size three pins to make a partial row on each side. Use the size twos (and maybe a couple size ...
Use the thread to stitch down the pins so that they lie the way you want them to. It's good to use thread that more or less matches ...
All done! These jackets are machine washable, if you run them on delicate and are careful to dry them right away (do not put them in the dryer ...
Now that you know how, you can embellish anything as long as it's made out of nice sturdy fabric. In addition to my jackets, I have now put ...
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