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    How do I make Feather Fluffs?....I'm just starting to do these Powwow Outfit Projects.

  • #2
    Say again

    Could you re-phrase the question? I'm not sure what you are asking. A person does not "make" fluffs, breath plumes, or downy feathers, that's the way they come from the bird.

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    • #3
      theres another thread that gives suggestions as to how to get the feathers fluffy....

      suggested to wash them with a gentle soap such as baby shampoo and then blow dry them I have also heard of washing them and puttin them in the dryer on the air cycle...

      Is that what you were referring to?

      ~~~ Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up. ~~~


      • #4
        Im a bot curious as to what plumes actually in where on teh bird...?
        I'm interested more in self determination than gender equity. In other words, changing white men for white woman in the structures of power, does nothing to transform the opression in my community.

        "You need to find yourself a girl, mate... Or, perhaps the reason you practice three hours a day is that you already found one and are otherwise incapable of wooing said strumpet. You're not a eunuch, are you? [looks down]"
        -Captain Jack Sparrow


        • #5
          You ever thought to look under the tail??? Duh, just kidding... Hey if you've never cleaned a dead bird, how could you know.


          • #6
            I found some under the right wing. j/k Like WocusWoman said, Look right under the tail!

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