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DIY Feather Extension


Feathers are in style this fall season. Design your own barrette with feather extensions to wear out and about!

Materials


Instructions


Step 1. Gather your supplies.

Make a Feather Extension

Feather Barette

Step 2.

Cut 18 inches of natural colored Braiding Cord and 24 inches of brown colored Braiding Cord. Fold each cord so there are (4) total strands, each with a different length and knot onto a barrett. Tip: Adjust lengths of cord based on the length of hair.

Make a feather extension barrette

Step 3.

Cut a 2 inch piece of Beading Wire. Wind 1 inch around (2) Feathers and leave 1 inch of wire free for a later step. Repeat to make additional feather bundles.

Hair feather extension with beads and feathers

Step 4.

Begin decorating your cords. Make a double knot towards the top of one cord. Thread several Wood Beads in random shapes and sizes. Tie a second double knot to secure.

Make a hair-braid extension with feathers

Step 5.

Take a wire wrapped feather component from Step 3 and wind the wire tightly around your cord.

Make your own hair feather extension

Step 6.

Decorate all the cords with knots, wood beads and wrapped feather bundles. Once complete, clip the barrette into your hair to wear!

 


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