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A Flower on a Silk Scarf is Worth a Dozen in a Vase: Floral Silk Painting for Mother’s Day Weekend

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Better than a bouquet, the Floral Silk Painting class taking place Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14, is the opportunity to create a floral painting on a light-weight silk scarf at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Spend Mother’s Day weekend getting creative with Mom in the Texas Hill Country, and walk away with a wearable gift the two of you created, and make lasting memories in the process.

A Flower on a Silk Scarf Is Worth a Dozen in a Vase: Floral Silk Painting for Mother’s Day Weekend

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Students of the class will learn to develop a pattern, apply it to the delicate and luxurious fabric, and how to properly mix colored dyes that will bring their designs to life in just the way they imagined. The two sessions run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, and from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 14. Space for this great Mother’s Day weekend opportunity is limited and pre-registration is required. A link to do so has been provided on the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center website.

A Flower on a Silk Scarf Is Worth a Dozen in a Vase: Floral Silk Painting for Mother’s Day Weekend

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At $95 per person (plus supplies, which you can obtain a list of on the registration page), the program is an informal class designed and instructed by the University of Texas at Austin and hosted here in the Hill Country. The UT course outline advises that the techniques are much easier than one might presume and that the finished results are amazing. You and your mom might enjoy the time together, will definitely love the making of a product as opposed to the purchase of something which might not bring similar levels of satisfaction or happiness, and will be able to spend some time at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, which is never a waste of time.