On another thread.... in a previous post someone mentioned not wanting
to use > found feathers with students because of "germs." One year close to > Thanksgiving I went to a local turkey farm and asked if they had any feathers > I could use with my students. Figured they'd have piles of them after > preparing turkeys for sale. They gave me a few bags full. I put them in some > old pillow cases, knotted the open ends closed, and ran them throught the > washer and dryer.They came out spotless and perfect. Turkey feathers are > pretty sturdy though. Don't know if it would work with more delicate > feathers. >
Neat idea Ginny, about the use of feathers! I live near a Turkey Farm
myself but never thought to ask for feathers and then wash them! Thanks
for the idea!
Lisa from PA