I bet you never thought about dying Easter Eggs in Your Instant Pot. I did, Silk Tie Dyed Easter Eggs In The Instant Pot, at that. For this project, I head right to our local thrift stores and went on the hunt for ties. I have an abundance of colorful ties and they were super cheap! If you buy used, you will have a very affordable project with dying these eggs. What I love for in ties are ones that have pretty bold or colorful patterns. Granted some of the ties looked pretty ugly to wear, but I was amazed at the beautiful print it made on the Easter eggs.
You can get both Instant Pot and Stove Top Instructions at the Bottom of this Post
Because you will be cutting the ties you want to make sure you aren’t spending a ton of money on them. They need to be 100% silk ties, or they won’t work as well or at all. You can also use silk from a blouse or scarf if you have anything like that in your closet that you don’t mind cutting up and using for your eggs.
I aim to buy an arrangement of colors and patterns, the uglier the better. You never know what parts of the pattern and colors will transfer to the egg, it is always like opening a Christmas present and waiting to see what it looks like. I love grabbing darker colors like reds, purples, blues, they transfer generally really well.
Look at these eggs and all the stunning prints that came out. I love them all, and they turned out so well! The kids had a blast helping mom make these masterpieces!
Dyeing and decorating hard boiled eggs has always been a great easter tridition, but this way you make memories that you will talk about for years. This way you don’t have to deal with messy food coloring, or boiling water. Just wrap in a tie and stick in the pot, and boom youre done, well almost, see the instructions below.
I know as the Easter season comes closer we will be making a lot more of these. We are on the hunt for even more ties! I absolutely love the eggs that have the grey, dark blue, purple, and reds on it. They turned out to be my favorite I think out of the whole bunch. A couple of the eggs almost have a marble effect to them, which I thought was pretty awesome too!
Supply list and coloring instructions:
100% silk Ties that you are okay with cutting up. You want to make sure they are colorful and have patterns, as it will make your eggs have more design.
Old worn out white or light grey shirts, that are okay to get ruined.
Rubber bands or you can use twist ties if you have some handy.
First, you want to cut the stitching out of the ties, and cut pieces so that you have a large enough piece that you can completely cover your egg.
Take your tie scrap and wrap it around your egg carefully with the print side of the pattern touching the egg. Then secure it with your rubber bands or twist ties.
Next, you want to take your worn out shirt and cut a big enough piece to wrap around the egg. This is going to help prevent the colors from bleeding out to the other eggs in the instant pot. Secure it around the egg with a rubber band as well.
Then simply follow the easy instructions to get the finished end result of silk tie dyed eggs.
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Note: Silk died eggs should not be consumed for more info you can check here
- 6 large eggs
- ½ cup of vinegar
Put all pre wrapped eggs right in your instant pot.
Cover eggs with water
Add ½ cup of vinegar
Place on and lock lid
Use Manual high pressure for 5 minutes
When you hear the beep, let your pot natural release for 5 minutes
Once all pressure has released, QR the remaining pressure
While waiting on remaining pressure make an ice bath
Remove lid once all pressure has been released, and immediately submerge in an ice bath for 5 minutes
Carefully unwrap eggs
- 6 large eggs
- 1/4 cup of vinegar
Place eggs in a large pot and cover with water. Add 1/4 cup white vinegar.
Bring the eggs to a boil and reduce the heat to a simmer.
Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes
Using a pair of tongs to remove eggs
Put eggs into an ice bath to cool 5 minutes