Color Your Own Playsilks with Food Coloring
At Moonbeams and Applesauce we like color!
This is our personal recipe and favorite method to color silk and wool felt in vibrant hues.
- Food coloring box in Regular and Neon
Pour 1/2 cup of hot water into a bowl, and mixed in 1 tablespoon of vinegar, then 20 drops of food coloring. Saturate felt with colored water. Wring the excess water out and allow to dry.
Mix 4 cups hot water, 1/4 tsp of alum and 30 drops of food coloring. Submerse silk in water for 30 minutes, the wring out excess water and allow to dry.