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Virginia State Flower

Updated: Jun 8, 2023

Happy post Thanksgiving! We hope you are cozy in your home, eating lots of leftovers, and maybe even spending time in your sewing room today! It's time for another state flower release, so let's get started!

First things first, let's download our Floriani Dogwood Bag Instructions:

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Up next, let's download the Virginia Dogwood Design:

You can view just the past designs in the link below:

If you want to see all of the beautiful creations using out Floriani designs and products, head on over to Facebook and join our group!

Now it's time for some fun facts about Virginia, PLUS some fun facts with it being Thanksgiving Weekend!

Fun Facts about Virginia:

  1. Bristol is legally two cities but they share the same main street. One in Virginia and one in Tennessee each with its own government and city services.

  2. Patrick Henry made his “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” speech in St. John’s Church in Richmond.

  3. The world’s only oyster museum is on Chincoteague Island.

  4. Wild Ponies have roamed freely on Assateague Island and Grayson Highlands for centuries.

  5. Virginia is the home base for the United States Navy’s Atlantic Fleet.

  6. Virginia has had 3 capital cities: Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Richmond.

  7. Union Passenger Railway was the first successful electric street railway transit agency. It was formed in 1888 at Richmond.

  8. American Greek Life started in Virginia with the founding of Phi Beta Kappa at the College of William and Mary in 1776.

  9. Four of the first five presidents were born in Virginia. In fact, Virginia is the birthplace of 8 US presidents altogether!

  10. Never flip a coin to decide who is going to pay for coffee. Yes, the coffee coin toss is illegal in the city of Richmond.

And why it's till the Holiday's let's think of a few fun things you can do with your family and friends!

  • While your family arrives for your Thanksgiving dinner, create this fun table runner to use every Holiday!

  • Use our monthly Floriani designs and allow your grandchildren or children to color a stitched turkey on white fabric with fabric markers!

  • Have your children or grandchildren draw their Thanksgiving portrait on white fabric and use our Photo 2 Stitches software to create their own stitched-out drawing!

  • Create custom made placemats for everyone at the table!

Until next time, Happy Thanksgiving, Happy Sewing, and Happy Creating Everyone!

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Thank you for the state flower designs and the projects.

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