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Peacock Fascinator

Added Dec 15, 2008

by thirtydaysse...

Winston Salem, N...




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Peacock and various feather fascinator. I made this very quickly before going out to a semi formal holiday party. It looks better on my own hair, which is dark.

Material Notes

Various feathers, teal satin, tulle, beads, thread, felt, glue, hair clip




Garment Type
Evening Wear, Vintage
Other, Satin, Tulle

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    Feb 5, 2009, 06.05 PMby thirtydaysseptember

    I just used a normal hair clip. The kind that’s slightly curved and you bend it to open/close it. The clip is sewn to one side of a tear-drop piece of felt, the feathers and such are sewn/glued to the other side.

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    Dec 19, 2008, 07.57 AMby taffetasilk

    wow i love the colours youve used and the structure of it. what sort of clip did you use for the base?

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    Dec 16, 2008, 05.11 PMby arete999

    This is so gorgeous!!!I love it!!!And I think it looks great on blonde hair as well.

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    Dec 16, 2008, 09.48 AMby thirtydaysseptember

    Thank you! It was all fairly simple. For the flower I had a strip of satin – already stitched and turned, but un-used for the belt on the Heidi dress. Basically, I folded and pressed and folded and pressed until I got the size and shape that I wanted. I was holding it down with my thumb the entire time. When finished pressing, I tacked down any points that needed it with needle and thread, and added beads where I wanted on top.

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    Dec 16, 2008, 08.04 AMby jdn

    i just love this! but wondering how you made the beautiful flower…

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    Dec 15, 2008, 01.39 PMby redoubt

    This is just gorgeous!

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    Dec 15, 2008, 08.13 AMby nenasew

    Its so beautiful. Its so great that you wore it to a party. Its got that vintage look that is so cool.

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