Tuesday, March 20

faux feathers necklace

I can't seem to get enough of feathers lately- they are the perfect subject matter for all kinds of creative projects and they happen to be all the rage in fashion. So I decided to put my twist on a feather necklace, creating my own unique feathers.

1. I started with a simple sketch of a feather drawn onto fabric. I filled in the feather with Tulip Soft Fabric Paints- they are very versatile and great to use on a variety of fabric surfaces 2. I continued to fill in the feather with colorful details.

3. When the paint was dry, I used a permanent marker to add additional details. 4. When I was satisfied with the feather I cut it out.

Next, I created two more feathers in different colors and sizes.

I stacked the feathers on top of each other

and I used an awl to poke tiny holes in all three of the feathers and inserted a jump ring.

Just for a little variation I added some beads and a little charm to the feather and the last step was to put everything on a chain.


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Unknown said...

Why can't we pin anything on your site (for future projects)?

Margot Potter said...

LOVE! Love this project and your pictures are fabulous. Claudine Hellmuth has a cool sticky back canvas you can use like this and adhere to a substrate to give it a little structure. Might work well with this idea.


maria soto said...

great project -

Kirin said...
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Kirin said...

I love this project! Your faux feathers are wonderful!

Unknown said...

Oh my! This is a lovely project. Thanks for all the detailed pics to follow.

Unknown said...

this is gorgeous!!

Boutique Delight said...

Visit Boutique Delight stores and buy different types of feather jewelry such as Vintage Feather Necklaces, Peacock Feather Necklace, and Dream Catcher Necklace etc.

Unknown said...


Rajinder said...

Thank you so much for writing keep up like this.

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