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Old 11-04-2003, 10:34 AM   #1
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Unhappy Bleaching Plumes

I just recieved a bunch of plumes and I am not too crazy about the orange color of the plumes. I would like to make them completely white so that I can wear them with either rig. How do I go about bleaching them to white? I have heard of bleach, sun, and hydrogen peroxide....I need a place to start. They are nice plumes and I would not want to ruin them. Secondly how would I tie them together to get the big plumes that most fancy shawl dancers have?
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Don't use bleach!!!!!!!!!! It will eat your feathers. A while back we had a thread on cleaning feathers and some of these issues were covered, you may try checking the arcives from the last 6 months to a year
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DON"T BLEACH your plumes, I've ruined some of mine, I learned the hard way. The bleach ate them up and turned them yellow. There is another way, I'll pm you with details.:Angel:
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