It was exactly this month, about two years ago, that I learned how to make "feather trees" from wool. Our local rug hooking guild (Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild) was featuring a tutorial of the how to's, and Joanne was our teacher! What a fun class it was, as each person made a tree with different colored wools... and by the end of the class, there was a forest of wooly feather trees! I got so excited about how easy and fun it was to make these trees, that when I got home, I promised Joanne that I would make one for each season... and then some! Well, she keeps poking me that I should have a National Forest constructed by now! LOL! However, I only made two so far. And, both were for Christmas.
So, last week, an incentive arrived in the mail! It was from Joanne... a box of Easter Egg feather tree ornaments! Yippeeee! They were so cute, I just HAD to get going on an Easter feather tree!!!! And so... I did!
It's about a foot tall. The wool is one of the new wools from Heaven's to Betsy. The base is a wooden bucket (from AC Moore) that has been painted a milk paint blue. Don't you think those little eggie ornaments are the perfect finishing touch to this tree?
What a happy addition to our Easter dinner table... :-)