Our beautiful, ethical and very gift-able plant dye silk ribbon kit contains everything you need to dye 3 metres of silk ribbon with plant extracts. Using a steam bundle dye technique we have chosen dyes that are suitable for use in your home kitchen, including lavender and mint to fill your kitchen with the scents of the Mediterranean, and hibiscus to evoke warmer climes.
We provide the kit, all you will need access to is a pan, colander (optional), water and a bit of patience.
The ribbons have been pre-mordanted with alum, which will help the dyes to adhere to the silks, and improve light and colour fastness.
You will need to steam the silks, please take sensible safety precautions around hot water and steam.
3 metres of pure silk habotai ribbon (pre-mordanted) in gloriously wide 10 cm.
7 plant dyes - including Hibiscus flowers, Rose petals, Lavender and Elderberries.
2 pieces of organic cotton voile
2 pieces of cotton string