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Oklahoma State Flower

How is it possible that this is our 33rd Floriani Sketching Across America, State Flower Design?! This week is the Rosa Oklahoma! We are {sew} excited to share fun facts, see your projects, and create together!

Embroidered Pillow Case Instructions:

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Download Oklahoma's State Flower:

https://rnk-floriani.com/friday-designs/8-13-21-OK.zip


Download all past designs in the link below:

https://rnk-floriani.com/across-america.php


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Now it's time for fun facts about Oklahoma!


Fun Facts:

  1. Clinton Riggs designed the YIELD sign. It was first used on a trial basis in Tulsa.

  2. Oklahoma is one of only two states whose capital cities name includes the state name. The other is Indianapolis, Indiana.

  3. Oklahoma was the setting for the movie “Twister”.

  4. State Motto: Labor Omnia Vincit {Labor Conquers All Things}

  5. Bob Dunn a musician from Beggs invented the first electric guitar 1935.

  6. In Gurhrie nearly 20,000 lighters and “fire starters” are displayed at the National Lighter Museum. The nation’s only museum devoted to the collection of lighters.

  7. The National Cowboy Hall of Fame is located in Oklahoma City.

  8. A statue entitled “Hopes and Dreams,” in downtown Perry was created by local sculptor Bill Bennett and placed there on a massive granite pedestal as a Cherokee Strip Centennial memorial. The statue portrays an early-day couple coming to the newly opened western frontier.

  9. The Amateur Softball Association of America – a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization based in Oklahoma City, OK – was founded in 1933 and has evolved into the strongest softball organization in the country.

  10. Oklahoma’s capitol building was the only capitol building without a proper dome in the US. It finally received a proper dome in 2002, 85 years after the capitol was originally constructed.

We hope that you enjoy this week's design and project! Stay tune for a special design release later today from Trevor Conquergood! Until next time, Happy Creating and Happy Sewing!

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