So what else can we do with all of these feathers for sale? I just saw a great idea for a simple feather skirt using feather fringe. I haven't tried it myself yet, but when I do I'll add the pictures. Basically you take a skirt and add feather fringe or trim to the bottom hem. You can do this by buying feather fringe already constructed or find some feathers you like and make your own.
To make your own you will need the feathers, some fabric and a sewing machine. Start with a light material. Nylon lining should work well. Measure the opening of your skirt bottom all around the hem. Cut the fabric at that length and about one and a half inches. Fasten with thread or glue the feathers quill end to the fabric being careful to fasten only on half of the one and a half inches. Then fold the material over and stitch down the strip right over the feathers to secure them and give a nice finish to the fringe. Here are a few examples of feather trim.




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After you have the fringe, glue the fabric part around the inside of a skirt at the hem. You will want the feathers to hang down about 3" from the bottom of the skirt. Kind of like if your slip was showing. You can see what I'm talking about in this video from a morning show.

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Adding a bit of feather fringe to any garment you own will bring it right up to date. This is just too easy not to try !
Update to this Post: Wow I just saw a skirt just like this and the price in the boutique was 279.00. Can you believe it? The feathers at the hem were attached using what looked like a seam binding material. They added a row of fluffy feathers (Boa) at the waist to mimic a feather belt. Very Cute!