This is an essential tutorial for those designers who would like to use handmade fabric feathers in their designs whether for ethical or aesthetical reasons (or both).
Versatile, made to measure, dye to match and more – meet the handmade fabric feather you have been waiting for.
The step-by-step detailed photo tutorial explains how to make 3 different feathers using different types of fabric, reveals the tips and trips on steaming, dyeing and shaping your fabric feathers. You will be able to create a bespoke feather ideal for your project completely animal and cruelty free ☺
In case you are interested in a more stylised version of a fabric feather which is perfect for hat trims and headpieces feel free to check out this blog post on Exclusive Tutorials for Patreons here
These feathers can be made of different fabrics and require flower shaping tools to make.
With more than 70 pictures explaining in detail the whole process of creating your own fabric feathers, the 47 page pdf tutorial (no hard copy is available) will unlock the mystery behind the perfect fabric feather design every time.The photo tutorial comes with an additional video that demonstrate most tricky points for you.
To create your fabric feathers you will NOT require any millinery tools. However you may want to use them if you wish (see the tutorial for details). Please refer to the photo which shows which tools (or similar) you might want to use for this tutorial (once again it is optional).
What you will learn in the handmade fabric feather tutorial:
🌸 how to choose fabrics for feather designs
🌸 how to dye fabrics
🌸 fraying techniques
🌸 how to shape the feather with millinery tools (OPTIONAL)
🌸 how to wire the feather
🌸 how to achieve a feather looking shape
🌸 how to make a variety of feathers
Level: beginner+ (requires neatness and patience, no previous experience required)
Time: about 1-2 hours on average (plus the drying time)
The techniques shown in the Handmade Fabric Feather Tutorial can be used for making different parts of flowers, butterflies and moths (see a photo above of a denim luna moth).
Please have a look at the list of materials and tools and if you are not sure you have everything you need please convo us before buying the handmade fabric feather tutorial to clarify any questions you might have.
Purchase this tutorial now and you will be able to download it the minute your payment has cleared.
To open the file with a tutorial you will need a programme called Adobe Reader (or similar), and it is free to download online.
PLEASE NOTE: NO MATERIALS are included in the price. The price you pay is for a .pdf ebook. There is no charge for postage.
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