Fuchsia Flowers are truly amazing. They can display multiple colors on different parts of the flower and present such a vibrant and colorful palette. I grew up with a lot of fuchsias cascading from a wall my father built and this colorway reminds of their perky, yet deep colors. Second picture contains three skeins hanging on a gate. The one hanging on the left has some red accents. The one in the middle is primarily pinks and purples. The one hanging on the right has other colors accenting here and there. The pinks range from medium to bright and dark, in multiple shades. The purples range from bright violet to a deep wine, almost red color. Colors can range from bright to moody in the same skein. First three photos are in natural shade or household lighting. The last three are in sun or under flash, which brightens the colors.
These new tie dye ribbons are vibrant and truly breathtaking. Photos are taken in various lighting - indoor, outside in sun and shade. Each skein will be unique so they may have more or less of one or more colors, but still a beautiful mix of highly saturated and vivid colors. Probably not color fast, so don't wash with anything else. These stunning skeins can be used in their entire lengths or are great for projects where you need smaller lengths of LOTS of colors. Just cut up a foot of this one, 8 inches of that one,....
The number and variety of colors found in a full skein will NOT be found in the smaller, 5 or 10 yard portions because the colors run about a yard long or even two at a time and there can be duplicates of colors, which don't really matter in a full skein but will limit colors in a smaller portion. These can vary in yardage from skein to skein because the width of the ribbon can range from 1/2" to 2 or even 3". I purchase this by weight so a skein containing wide ribbon may only have 30 - 40 yards and a skein with narrower ribbon can have 45 - 55 yards. The pictures are of five different skeins, to show all the possible colors combinations. One skein may be heavy on greens or blues, while the next skein may have less of one and more of another. If you don't tell me what you're looking for you may be disappointed.
I also have these tie dye ribbons in other colorways - some with more specific colors, others primarily pinks/purples, reds or woodland & fall foliage colors. If you are looking for one color over another, like more greens, more blues or more blue-greens, include a note in the "instructions to seller box" and I will do my best to make sure there are some of the colors you request in the portion you order.
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Sari Silk Ribbon is made in India by women working through Fair Trade. They take what would otherwise be silk waste, from cutting sari silk for wraps and clothing, and sew the pieces end to end, occasionally tying ends, to make beautiful yarn. In these colorways there are Greens (both bright and earthy), Reds (bright and earthy), Purples, Teals, and Golds, Rust, Rich Browns, as well as a few light pastels. Some sections will have patterns. Some of these ribbons are 3/4" - 1" but some measure as much as 4+ inches across, with a few having lacy, fringed, or frayed edges for uniqueness. Every skein is absolutely unique. Use them phat or strip them into thinner ribbon. Embellish scrapbooks, book covers, scarves, art yarn, luggage or purse straps, even jewelry. Great in weaving, rug or wreath making, or plying into your OOAK yarns. If you prefer bolder, earthier, more floral colors, or any other preference such as more golds, reds, etc..., just include a note in the "instructions to merchant" section of your order. There will most likely be NO 5 or 10 yard sections containing 1 exact color you like, so to be safe, stay with general shades like "earthy" or "bright", etc... Or just tell me a color you don't like and I will try and avoid a portion with that in it. Patterns are usually not bright, but enormously varied. These skeins are all one of a kind and as such, have a great deal of variety in both colors and shading. With the ribbon being so wide, there is a lot of silk material to a yard, much more than the thinner ribbon colors. In the smaller sections, such as the 5 or 10 yard pieces, there will not be as many colors represented or as much variance in thickness.
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