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Ribbons and Plumes in Her Hair.

Posted by PinkWeeds from Omaha, Nebraska, United States • Published See PinkWeeds's 173 projects »
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  • How to make a feather headband. Ostrich Feather Headband - Step 1
    Step 1

    What You'll Need-

    1 colored ostrich feather.
    1 like colored ribbon
    1 hot glue gun
    2 broaches or other decorative jewelry.
    1 pair of scissors.
    1 bottle of fray check or a lighter.

  • How to make a feather headband. Ostrich Feather Headband - Step 2
    Step 2

    Start by heating up your hot glue gun.

  • How to make a feather headband. Ostrich Feather Headband - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut your ribbon long enough that you can tie it around your head and treat the end of your ribbon with either fray check or by burning it.

  • How to make a feather headband. Ostrich Feather Headband - Step 4
    Step 4

    Next clip off the end of your feather.

  • How to make a feather headband. Ostrich Feather Headband - Step 5
    Step 5

    Mark the center of your ribbon to use as a reference for where to place your feather.

  • How to make a feather headband. Ostrich Feather Headband - Step 6
    Step 6

    Glue a bead of glue along the quill of your feather gluing about halfway down the length of your feather.

  • How to make a feather headband. Ostrich Feather Headband - Step 7
    Step 7

    Press your ribbon down the first half of your ribbon and then glue down the second half. Be careful that none of your feathers get caught in the glue.

  • How to make a feather headband. Ostrich Feather Headband - Step 8
    Step 8

    Next glue your choice of decorations on top of the feather.

  • How to make a feather headband. Ostrich Feather Headband - Step 9
    Step 9

    To curl your feathers- grab a small secon of the feathers with your hand and using a pair of scissors run your scissors over the feathers like you would to curl a ribbon. It does not take a lot of pressure to do this, you will lose some of your feathers, don't worry about that. It will turn out right in the end. If you can, practice on another feather first.

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Grace W.
Grace W. · 2 projects
i love this! i will have to try it!
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