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Pouting Princess and Jessica Flower Patterns »
Instructions(For step by step pictures please visit: http://fancyschmancyboutique.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/peacock-pillow-tie-tutorial/)
Begin by prepping your peacock feathers. Treat the long/ stray feathers that are around the eye like curling ribbon. Working in small sections, use your butter knife and pull outward. (Note: this part might take a little practice. Do not pull very hard as the ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Traditional, Romantic, Classic
1. 1- 3″ Pouting Princess Flower 2. 4- Jessica Flowers made to 2″ (approximately) 3. 3 Peacock Feathers (you might want to have a few extras just in case they break while you are learning to curl them) Peacock feathers can be purchased by doing a search on line. I know Etsy has some listings. 4. Bling (the bling in this tutorial measures 1.5″ but smaller works just fine) 5. 2 yards of coordinating or matching ribbon (you will likely only need 1.5 yards but it is better to be safe than sorry, right?) 6. a piece of coordinating or matching felt or fleece to cover the back. Mine measured 4″ by 7″. Supplies you will need are: 1. All purpose hot glue 2. Glue gun 3. Sharp scissors 4. Butter knife 5. Matches, lighter or wood burning tool
What was your inspiration?
The inspiration was not my own. You may not believe this but it comes from Heaven.
What are you most proud of?
Hmmmm.... probably that I have used my own patterns to create something to enjoy in a home! That and the fact that I learned to curl Peacock feathers!!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Be patient, perhaps arrange your items differently or add something else that inspires you & find joy in your creations!