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Offline Pat B

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Looking for raw or dyed quills
« on: May 07, 2019, 09:03:41 am »
As said above I'm gonna attempt to try my hand at quill work. I got a book and watched Becca Parker do some quill work at the Classic. I found out raw quills are a bit expensive just to see if I want to get serious about it. If I do get serious about it I will buy some but for now I just need enough to get started.  I generally have lots of stuff to trade.
Make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes!    Pat Brennan  Brevard, NC

Offline Ed Brooks

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Re: Looking for raw or dyed quills
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2019, 10:40:23 am »
Sorry, I donít have any but thought Iíd share this. To collect quills from rd kill. Drop the dead porky pine in a styrofoam cooler, roll it around inside cooler. The quills stick in the foam, then just dump porky back out.  Good luck! Ed
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Offline Pat B

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Re: Looking for raw or dyed quills
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2019, 11:23:12 am »
If we had porcupine I'd do that, Ed but they live farther north than I do. Great idea though.
Make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes!    Pat Brennan  Brevard, NC

Offline Hawkdancer

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Re: Looking for raw or dyed quills
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2019, 05:35:33 pm »
Pat,
I will check my quill work box and see how many will be available.  I'm not doing much quillwork lately!
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Offline Hawkdancer

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Re: Looking for raw or dyed quills
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2019, 05:37:36 pm »
May have to carry an extra styrofoam cooler to the hills next trip!  A burlap sack helps, too.
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Offline chamookman

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Re: Looking for raw or dyed quills
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2019, 10:05:36 pm »
Crazy Crow carries them also Pat  (=) - Bob.
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Offline Pat B

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Re: Looking for raw or dyed quills
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2019, 03:59:21 am »
Bob, I've check out Crazy Crow. I'm trying to find some to play around with. If I decide to continue on I will buy from them. For now I just need a small amount to get started with.
 Sure missed you guys at the classic. Hopefully next year.  :OK
Make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes!    Pat Brennan  Brevard, NC

Offline Ed Brooks

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Re: Looking for raw or dyed quills
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2019, 02:42:06 pm »
Pm sent
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Offline High-Desert

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Re: Looking for raw or dyed quills
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2019, 07:18:41 am »
I killed one last spring, and took the quills, and roasted it over a spit. Not as much meat as I would have thought.  I use a rag to collect the quills. Didnít get too many, but I can check and see what I have if you canít find any.
Eric