Six Fun Things to Do with Rainbow Silks

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Ideas on how to use a Rainbow Dip-dyed cloth    Avril (below) was a presenter for a rainbow dip dyeing workshop. Look at the lovely rainbow silk cloths she dyed with her group. Later in the week, we had a group discussion to share some ideas on how we could use these cloths with children in imaginative play.     One…

The Treehouse Craft Shop

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If you are ever in the vicinity of Brisbane and looking for a lovely craft shop to visit, then do stop by The Treehouse. The Treehouse Craft Shop  is located on the premises of Samford Valley Steiner School but the shop is open to the public. We’d love you to visit us. It’s a gorgeous space filled with handmade toys,…

Silk colour dyes for sale at Time for Craft

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Silk dyes can be purchased from Nikki and Mia, those lovely ladies who run ‘Time for Craft’. The rainbow dye kits are small packets of all six rainbow colours (10 grams per colour) -enough for a lifetime of colour!- are $15 AU plus postage. You can also purchase dark blue and red dyes (10gram each) for $2.50 AU per colour….

Magic rainbow ribbon wand DIY tutorial

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We’ve been catching rainbows!  Want to join us?? Firstly, take a craft stick and attach a fishing swivel to one end with a screw. (Fishing swivels can be found in boating/camping/fishing stores)   Cut a strip of silk 5cm in width and at least one metre long. Thread a needle with a piece of embroidery thread, and run a gathering…