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Ohio State Flower

Updated: Jun 14, 2023

It's another amazing week to create and sew together! This week, as we continue our Sketching Across America series, we are celebrating the great state of Ohio! Are you ready?!

The lovely Carnation is the state flower of Ohio, and it makes our 16th design in this series! This week, Shinae has create a great zipper bag project for you! See the fun facts below for the inspiration of this project!

Download your designs with the following link:

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Now download your project instructions and color chart too:

Color Chart OH
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OH Zipper Bag
Download PDF • 1.61MB

Contact your dealer for information on a special thread set that matches our Sketching Across America designs!

Now it's time for one of our favorite parts of Sketching Across America, FUN FACTS!

Fun Facts About Ohio:

  1. The zipper was invented in Ohio (Shinae's inspiration for this project!)

  2. It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday

  3. Fifty percent of the United States population lives within a 500-mile radius of Columbus, Ohio

  4. John Lambert of Ohio City made America's first automobile in 1891.

  5. The largest drum sticks in the world are in David Grohl Alley, each measuring 23 feet long and weighing a half-ton.

  6. Life Savers candy was invented by Clarence Crane of Garrettsville, Ohio in 1912

  7. By state law, no one may be arrested on a Sunday or on the Fourth of July

  8. The first airplane was invented by Dayton natives the Wright Brothers.

  9. In 1879, Cleveland became the first city to be lighted by electricity.

  10. “Hang On Sloopy” is the official state rock song

We hope you love creating this Ohio inspired and designed project! Come back next Friday for our next release as we Sketch Across America! Happy Creating Everyone!

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Apr 23, 2021

Love the flowers. Thank you. Are you going to have Illinois ?

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