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At a good price. Do you think my 3 and 5 yr old would like them?<br>
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Oh yeah. They'll love them.<br><br>
If you want to dye your own, plain white silk scarves are cheap here: <a href="http://www.dharmatrading.com/html/eng/3273-AA.shtml?lnav=scarves_silk.html" target="_blank">http://www.dharmatrading.com/html/en...rves_silk.html</a><br><br>
You can dye them with food coloring or kool aid.<br><br>
If you want to buy them already colored, the best price I've seen is at <a href="http://atoygarden.com/" target="_blank">http://atoygarden.com/</a> .<br><br>
(This is a local-to-me business that the family runs from their (very ritzy <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">) home. Nice folks.)
 

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Funny. I was just at Dharma yesterday trying to figure out <i>which</i> play silks to get for my dd. I plan on tie-dying ours. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Thanks for the toy garden link!! Neat stuff.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">If you want to buy them already colored, the best price I've seen is at <a href="http://atoygarden.com/" target="_blank">http://atoygarden.com/</a> .<br><br>
(This is a local-to-me business that the family runs from their (very ritzy <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">) home. Nice folks.)</div>
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what an awesome site!!!! my wish list is huge.
 

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I'm addicted to dyeing my own silks!<br><br>
I like the small ladies handkerchiefs (12 for $6) for party favors & doll play<br><br>
I like the 22" squares for head kerchifs<br><br>
The 35" square is the size in my son's classroom<br><br>
And the sarong size is great for making forts.<br><br>
I recommend regular food coloring (there are how-to links in the craft forum) for lighter colors and for deeper colors we've had success with Dylon dyes from Joanne's.<br><br>
If you use the Dylon dyes, you can do t-shirts, too <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/whistling.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="whistle"><br><br>
I haven't taken to the procrion (sp?) dyes with all of the steps. Brilliant colors, but I just haven't taken the leap and honestly, don't feel that I need to with silks.<br><br>
My personal favorite technique is 'low water immersion' I use a small quantity of water and crumple up a dry playsilk and stuff it into the container. After we dye easter eggs i love to dye the 22" and smaller silks in the leftover dye water.<br><br>
Have fun!!!!
 

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Thanks! I ordered the 8 pack from atoygarden. (and some wooden stacking cups for 6mos old).<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I'm addicted to dyeing my own silks!<br><br>
I like the small ladies handkerchiefs (12 for $6) for party favors & doll play<br><br>
I like the 22" squares for head kerchifs<br><br>
The 35" square is the size in my son's classroom<br><br>
And the sarong size is great for making forts.<br><br>
I recommend regular food coloring (there are how-to links in the craft forum) for lighter colors and for deeper colors we've had success with Dylon dyes from Joanne's.<br><br>
If you use the Dylon dyes, you can do t-shirts, too <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/whistling.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="whistle"><br><br>
I haven't taken to the procrion (sp?) dyes with all of the steps. Brilliant colors, but I just haven't taken the leap and honestly, don't feel that I need to with silks.<br><br>
My personal favorite technique is 'low water immersion' I use a small quantity of water and crumple up a dry playsilk and stuff it into the container. After we dye easter eggs i love to dye the 22" and smaller silks in the leftover dye water.<br><br>
Have fun!!!!</div>
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Nice tips. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"> I use the procion fiber reactive dye and generally work with cotton. I've heard silk is easy and fun to dye, so I am excited at the prospect of trying this out.<br><br>
Good deal with the hankie size for dolls. I never would have thought of that. Sweet!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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We pick up silk scarves from the thrift store. My children like the variety of patterns. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 
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