The promise to make miniature feather capes for the mini-museum was hanging over me so I decided to tackle it while I was a prisoner in the back seat of a car for 8 hours while driving to Boston. I gathered tools and feathers and a board for my lap and this is what I saw the whole time:

I actually got the first layer done and it looks like this now:

It needs a top layer of fine feathers, and the decorative feather circles across the red band.