How many kinds of stylish flowers grow in an English country garden?
You will need
N.B. The feathers I used came from a shop on eBay. I bought two packs of white feathers, six in black and one in wine. They were 99p each, exclusive of postage and packing.
Pretty easyIt helps to be a skilled gluer but, as tutorials go, nothing too taxing here.
TimeA day - 7ish hours, I think but I was pretty distracted when I did it so it may take you less time if that level of patience seems too tall an order.
Total costThe feathers and glue gun sticks (trust me, you'll need plenty!) came to about £15. The jumper was about that price as well but if you've got an old one or are lucky with charity shops, hopefully your project won't incur quite such an expense.
Either way, you'll probably make a fair saving on the original, given that it costs £2475!
The fruit of the plume
Trim your flowers along the edges so that each feather has a flat tip. Try to separate some of the strands and cut inner circles shorter than outer ones and you should have something that looks rather like this: