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Rainbow Play Silks

  • Rainbow Play Silks
  • Rainbow Play Silks
  • Rainbow Play Silks

Our own collaboration with a local creative. These colourful, soft, hand-dyed silks for preschoolers, invite hours of open-ended free play. Play silks come in a beautiful rainbow of jewel tones.

Wonderful, magical, silky and swirly, play silks can be anything a child imagines them to be... a cape, a mermaid tail, a flag, butterfly wings, for building forts, a baby blanket, dancing or making small worlds.

Children love using play silks for dress-up, puppet shows, and to create scenes with wooden animals or small toys. Babies laugh as silks are thrown into the air, or used to play “peek-a-boo”!

Discovery and creativity are in the hands and minds of little explorers.

From birth upwards

SIZE : 90cm x 90cm
MATERIAL : 100% habotai silk
DYE: Rainbow play silks are dyed using eco-friendly natural dyes. They are made in a way that is non-toxic & environmentally friendly. Colours are colourfast, meaning they won't run when washed.

Please note: There will be slight variations between each play silk which reflects the handmade nature.

Care Instructions: Delicate machine cycle or hand wash in cold water with a gentle washing powder. Line dry. Hot iron.

Karen is a self taught creative artist and eco-dyer from Aotearoa New Zealand, she lives on the Matakana Coast, surrounded by natural bush, beautiful clean beaches and rural farmland. She sees the process of eco-printing as a mindful and joyous one and she embraces sustainable principles.
​Karen runs workshops in hand dyeing for adults and children, she also creates commissioned pieces. Karen's custom work is available online, through galleries and can be found at selected events.