DIY: Handmade Feathers with Thread

Now I’ll show you how to make handmade feathers.

For we used threads, but you can c / b twine or wool. Colour threads of your choice.

What you will need:

  • Floral wire midway pen
  • Liquid Starch – To convert the strings in the pen
  • Cutters
  • Glue Pencil
  • Sharp scissors
  • Yarn, twine or jute yarn

1. In the wire-based, pre-wire smeared with glue, and retreated about a centimeter from the edge, beginning to wind the thread.

And when they came to the edge, we turn and shakes to the other end. We got to the other, turned and wound another centimeter in the opposite direction. So we hide the ends of the thread. The tip of the wire and the tip of the thread good sizing.

Next of selected thread is cut into pieces about 3 cm long

On the basis of a feather are starting to impose our segments close to each other in the usual single-node

Now cook the starch
That proportion: half tablespoon topless on a cup of water (~ 250 ml)
For those who are not on the subject: first dissolved starch in cold water, then put on a small fire and bring to a boil/transparency / thickening, well you understand – get jelly)
Next, in the resulting “jelly” intensively we bathe our feather to thoroughly wet the threads.

We take out a feather from starch, squeeze, and spread on any smooth surface.

Then gently straighten the skin, smoothing them with your finger. Optionally, you can bend the wire to give the pen an arc shape.

When the pen is dry, Let us give him a neat appearance. Make a haircut with scissors.

Now, our pen is ready and can be used in various design compositions.

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