Step 1: Decide whether to blow the egg or simply use it hardboiled.
If blowing the egg, do so by making a small hole both ends of the egg, using apin. Blow out the content (use some strength...
Step 2 - Make the dye. Cut the crepe paper into strips about2.5cm wide. Put them into a bowl and cover with hot water. Thi...
Step 3: Pull out the paper and discard. Add one tablespoonof white vinegar; this sets the dye. Allow to cool before using.
Step 4: Drip candle wax for clear egg color to show through.The wax is hot, so take care using it.
Step 5: Dip the wax designed egg into the lightest dye.Leave it in the dye until the dye takes and is the desiredcolor.
Step 6: Remove the dyed egg and dry with a tissue.
Step 7 : Light a candle. Hold the egg to the side of the candleto melt off the wax. Soak up the melting wax from the eggwi...
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Batik Eggs - Easter Crafts

  1. 1. Step 1: Decide whether to blow the egg or simply use it hardboiled.
  2. 2. If blowing the egg, do so by making a small hole both ends of the egg, using apin. Blow out the content (use some strength) and keep the egg and yolk forcooking.
  3. 3. Step 2 - Make the dye. Cut the crepe paper into strips about2.5cm wide. Put them into a bowl and cover with hot water. Thiswill release the dye.
  4. 4. Step 3: Pull out the paper and discard. Add one tablespoonof white vinegar; this sets the dye. Allow to cool before using.
  5. 5. Step 4: Drip candle wax for clear egg color to show through.The wax is hot, so take care using it.
  6. 6. Step 5: Dip the wax designed egg into the lightest dye.Leave it in the dye until the dye takes and is the desiredcolor.
  7. 7. Step 6: Remove the dyed egg and dry with a tissue.
  8. 8. Step 7 : Light a candle. Hold the egg to the side of the candleto melt off the wax. Soak up the melting wax from the eggwith paper towels or a soft cloth.

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