String Shopper (Dip Dyed)

String Shopper (Dip Dyed)

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  • Dip Dyed String Bag

  • Natural, Plant Dyes

  • 100% Cotton

  • 2 Styles - Long or Short Strap

  • Dip Dyed at Subtropic HQ

  • Ethically made in China | Supplied by local, Australian company

  • Machine Washable | Biodegradable

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Up your weekend-produce-market game with these cuties! Dip dyed in natural, plant dyes - yep... the pink one is dyed using avocado skins & seeds! What's not to love about turning what would be a waste product into a beautiful, natural colour! These string cotton bags are also perfectly suited for the beach - leave the sand at the beach, just shake it out!

Also available in a Bundle Pack, 3 bags for $30! Bundle pack includes 2 long + 1 short (dip dyed or solid colour). See separate listing for this option & be sure to leave a comment in check out with your choice of colours!

Indigo (blue) is dyed using organic indigo, natural fermentation vat
Grapefruit (pink) is dyed using avocado skins & seeds
Kale (green) is dyed using Osage woodchips + iron
Banana (yellow) is dyed using organic ground turmeric

There are two styles to choose from - short or long handle. The short handle version makes a super sturdy grocery bag perfect for carrying heavy items but the long handle bag is great for everyday use as you can carry it as a shoulder bag. They are 100% Cotton so are machine washable & biodegradable.

The bags are manufactured in China but supplied to us through a local, Queensland based company that have a strong relationship with their manufacturing partner in China. Strong supporters of Fair Work & Labour the China-based factory compiles with national & local labour laws ensuring ethical manufacturing through above standard wages & standard 8 hour working days.

Due to the nature of plant based dyes, slight colour variations may occur. We embrace the small variants of our hand dyed goods & strive to bring you quality products to love & last so if for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase, please get in touch.


Short Strap Version = Bag Length 48cm (inc. straps) | Long Strap Version = Bag Length 65cm (inc. straps)

Naturally dyed cotton string bag - 100% Cotton


Natural dyes are a bit more temperamental than synthetics so a little extra tenderness is required to care for these items. We ensure our naturally dyed range is as colourfast as possible by taking extra steps in the dye process such as pre-treating the basecloth with tannin & mordants. We recommend a cold wash (either by hand or machine) using gentle, earth-friendly detergents. Please be aware that some colour may lift out of the fabric over time. It is also recommended, if you are going to machine wash your string bag to put it inside a 'delicates' bag to prevent snagging.