"Dharma Trading Co. has silk ribbon for dying in 4mm and 7mm and wider. www.dharmatrading.com and they also have a tutorial on dying silk ribbon with Seta Colors. Their Seta paints are a reasonable price. I order fabric painting supplies from them."
"I paint fabric with Seta color paint. I can embroider on it but it's stiffer and not as easy to work with. If the paint was thick, I think it would shread the ribbon, but it you kept is watered down and washed the fabric after it was heat set,…"
"Wonderful! I love the look of SRE. I do a mix of crazy quilting and SRE. I haven't died my own ribbon yet, but I dye fabric so it won't be long before I give it a try. If anyone has used silk dyes, I'd love to hear what your…"
cat, thank you for writing! i've added heartbeat quilts and tumbleweek to my list of places to visit. i was told that denyse schmidt is in your state, but it's a bit of a drive from mystic (i'm not good after 45 mins). thanks again and happy stitching to you. --lauren