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Thread: feather bed, what can I use it for

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    We took a feather bed to a dry cleaner. I asked to have the fathers cleaned and put into pillows. I only got two pillows but was told they would be very, very expensive if we bought them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    Any politicians around? Got a load of tar to go with those feathers?

    Sorry, that was bad, but I couldn't resist.
    LOL So true and we are bad :) I'm still laughing out loud ( I'm glad my neighbors can't hear me or they might just call the looney bin on me LOL) Why not make some throw pillows, cat / dog beds ????

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    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    Any politicians around? Got a load of tar to go with those feathers?

    Sorry, that was bad, but I couldn't resist.
    take it to Washington d.c. there would be plenty of uses for it there ooooh bad me

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    If you do not want to deal with it, place it on FREE CYCLE, For sure someone would appreciate :) Sometimes we all get tired of something and just do not want, but there is one to take it just around the corner :)

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    cushion filling but don't forget to use feather proof ticking , you could also make some surplus pillows, both SO much better than these ghastly man made fillers.

    I took apart a down eiderdown and did the above and "hoovered" them out in a "Henry" cylinder which was new.
    you may like to wash or stove the feathers first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    Any politicians around? Got a load of tar to go with those feathers?

    Sorry, that was bad, but I couldn't resist.
    Minnesota? Ohhhhhhh, I'm biting my tongue...

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    Quote Originally Posted by spartan quilter
    Buy pillow ticking and make pillows. I love feather pillows, and they wash up very easily.
    how in the heck do you wash feather pillows??? these are the only pillows I use and always wind up either taking them to the cleaners or buying new ones....

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    Make pillows. thats what I did with mine.

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