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InstructionsAttaching the feathers to the brooch and positioning them precisely can be difficult if you do not want to permanently attach them to the brooch.
Sewing the feathers onto the brooch requires patience and diligence to place them precisely. I started with heavy cotton thread to attach the first layer of feathers onto the brooch, sewing the spline of the feather to the pin of the ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Retro / Vintage, Formal / Bridal, Romantic, Classic
brooch, heavy cotton thread, transparent thread, 3 types of feathers, glue.
What was your inspiration?
Hats worn during the Victorian era.
What are you most proud of?
That I wore my grandmother's brooch in my wedding and it complimented my color theme.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Choose a brooch that is not heavy or bulky in the back (unless you are willing to cut the pin and back parts off the brooch. Weighty jewelry will be hard to keep in place in your hair.