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Not handmade, I presume?
« on: September 04, 2015, 01:37:43 PM »
So, as I mentioned, we got chickens last night.  We've got 5 different varieties, with gorgeous feathers.  Someone I know on FB has already said she wants feathers, and I know a lot of crafters would use them, so I'm planning to collect and wash them as they fall off our girls.

I presume I can't list them here for sale?  I'll be washing them, but not making them, so they'd be just a supply.  Not bulk-produced in China, but really not human-made at all.

Just figured it couldn't hurt to bring it up.  :)

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Re: Not handmade, I presume?
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2015, 06:53:41 PM »
Who feed the chickens - possibly a human  :) . And I presume you feed them "by HAND". Closes enough to hand made by my standards.  :laugh:

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Re: Not handmade, I presume?
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2015, 10:08:54 PM »
LOL, you're funny!

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Re: Not handmade, I presume?
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2015, 08:26:37 AM »
I am old enough to remember  fans with real feathers....    and  don't get me started on those 30s and 40s hats with real feathers!
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Re: Not handmade, I presume?
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2015, 09:24:01 AM »
You can still get real feather fans at the Renaissance Faire.  I really want one, but they're pricey and I haven't been able to just spring for it yet.

Collected 3 more feathers this morning, and one was from Cher's chest, which is really cool, because it's black with just a little bit of brown markings.  What I need to get next is a couple bins - one for the unwashed feathers, one for the ones I've washed, so I can keep them fluffy and sorted.  Right now, I've only got a few and they're in a ziploc baggie, waiting for me to have enough to justify washing them.