Saturday, March 28, 2015

Leftover Scraps Of Silk?? Silk Easter Egg Project

My Aunt Elinor (thank you Auntie El) sent me this website for this project and it is perfect for this time of year and all of us sewers.  We won't even have to run to JoAnn fabrics.  It is only 13 degrees here today, so it would be a good day for me and the grandkids to make some hard boiled eggs!!  These are so cute!!
She Begins By Wrapping An Egg In Silk. The End Result Is Stunningly Beautiful. - Starting with fresh unboiled eggs, Kendra shows a craft that perhaps was done by your great grandmother. She suggests going to a thrift store to find 100% silk scarves or ties. After cutting them into smaller pieces, wrap them in the silk with an outer layer of white fabric twisted together. Next you simply boil the eggs in water with added vinegar for 15 minutes. After cooling, the pattern on the silk transfers the eggs. The results are so beautiful!
 
 
Be sure and watch the video, you will be amazed!!!!
 
 

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