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  • wyat
    Cleaning Feathers
    by wyat
    I have searched the archives for an old post on cleaning feathers. I couldn't find it which means one of 2 things. :Idea It's not in the archives or I couldn't find it. :37:

    What is the best was to clean dirty feathers? I remember reading in the old post something about washing...
    11-05-2001, 10:27 AM
  • Pani/Dine'
    Whitening Feathers
    by Pani/Dine'
    I need some help, I got some bald eagle tail feathers and they had a lot of bird poop on them. I cleaned them up as best I could with woolite. It got them clean but it could only do so much, now they have a real off white color to them and not the brite white like I see fans are. I need help to clean...
    03-28-2012, 02:03 AM
  • nativegal
    Straightening Feathers
    by nativegal
    Hello all!
    I bought a lot of Macaw feathers to make a flat fan, for my jingle, and I have ran into a issue. I need the feathers straighter than they are to make a flat fan. I was told to steam them or place them close to a hot lamp. Ok problem being... I steamed a IMMITATION eagle feather for...
    04-26-2006, 09:34 AM
  • Nashoba
    Steamy Feathers
    by Nashoba
    I've beaded fans, but this is the first time to make a fan from the feathers to the beadwork. Someone from way down South gave me a lot of Macaw feathers from the Andes. All they told me to do was steam them and wrap 'em up they said. Help with steaming and wrapping? I don't understand any websites...
    10-18-2004, 03:10 AM
  • Josiah
    How to Clean Eagle Feathers
    by Josiah
    I was recently given a wing fan made of an immature golden eagle wing
    However it had not been used in awhile it smells of cig smoke and very dusty and dirty
    Can you clean the feathers without harming them and if so with what??
    Any advice will be appreciated...
    06-20-2006, 12:29 PM



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