Happy Kansas Day!

    Posted by  ·  January 29, 2010

    Some special ladies and my sweet sister in law will be wearing these fabric sunflowers today to celebrate Kansas Day.

    It took some cutting!  We used Wisecraft’s tutorial, but changed the shape of the template. (I will put up the templates later)

    Stack the two large flower shapes on top of each other.

    Next fold one of the smaller flower shapes in half and place it on top of the larger flower shapes.

    Take another small flower shape and fold it placing on top at a 90 degree angle.

    Place another small flower shape on top at a 90 degree angle.

    Place the last small flower shape on top at a 90 degree angle.

    Sew a button on top, making sure you catch all of the folded layers. Next, sew a pin back on the back of the flower.

    You can sew clusters of buttons, single buttons or stacked buttons.

    Happy Kansas Day!

    If you want more ways to celebrate Kansas Day you might be interested in:

    Candy Sunflower Cupcake Picks

    Sunflower Cupcakes

    Sunflower cake made from Twinkies

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    1. Meghann
      Monday, October 3rd, 2011
      You said that you would post the pattern for this. Did you post it? I would like to make some. They are so cute!
    2. Saturday, October 16th, 2010
      e-mailed a link to this post to my favorite Kansas girl :)
    3. Friday, April 30th, 2010
      a really wonderful flower! looks like sunshine.

      i set a link and i hope you'll agree.

      thanks,

      doro.
    4. Rebecca
      Monday, March 15th, 2010
      I'm a Kansan now living in the Ozarks. Our Sunflower Ruritan chapter would have loved these, back when I was involved...
      GREAT idea! Love this site!
    5. Saturday, February 6th, 2010
      As the north neighbor, I'm thinking we should celebrate Kansas Day, too! :>) I linked to this on my weekly roundup, post is under my name. thanks!
    6. Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
      These are so pretty! I've never heard of Kansas day before. What a fun thing to celebrate. Thanks so much for the how-to, I'll be linking.
    7. Sunday, January 31st, 2010
      Happy Kansas day to you too!! :)

      Just came over to tell you I am having a fabulous Le Creuset cookware GIVEAWAY worth $66.95!!!

      For details see:

      http://birdcrafts.blogspot.com/2010/01/blog-celebration-and-le-creuset.html

      And good luck!! :)
    8. Nikki
      Saturday, January 30th, 2010
      Love these! Will look for the template to be posted. Thank you!
    9. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      I have the pleasure of passing on to you the Sunshine Blog Award from my blog www.basketmasterweavings.blogspot.com. Thank you for all the inspiration you give us. I always look forward to your posts. You do a great job with your blog and it is much appreciated.
      Nancy
    10. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      We love Kansas Day at our house! We always make a sunflower cake. I put pictures on my blog of them. www.bluejeansmomma.blogspot.com
      Just found your site, and I am an instant fan! Thanks!
    11. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      They are gorgeous! I love the wonderful colors and textures of the different fabrics too! Thanks for sharing and Happy Kansas Day! :)
    12. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      I'm wearing a sunflower pin too! But mine is crocheted with a center yo-yo. Happy Kansas Day, Cindy!
    13. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      They are so cute! What a great idea!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

      Paloma.
    14. Karen
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      My son just got home (safely, AMEN) from a four year tour with the Air Force. He was based out of Wichita and we got several chances to visit. What a beautiful state! Happy Kansas Day! The flowers are beautiful!
    15. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      I love it! As a Kansas girl (now transplanted to California) it amazes me that so many states don't celebrate their statehood! Happy Kansas Day!
    16. Silvelaine
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      Este enfeite é um luxo!!!
    17. Stacy P
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      BEAUTIFUL!
    18. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      These are so very cute. Am putting a link to this project on my article about the Fick Fossil and History Museum in Kansas. The museum is located very near I-70 (Exit #76) and is well worth the time to visit it.
    19. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      ADORABLE !
    20. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      Those are very, very cute!
    21. beckie
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      Thank you Cindy! These sunflowers are too cute! We appreciate your hard work making these for all of us. Beckie
    22. Charlene Swanson
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      The sunflowers are so cute!! We love them and have had many pictures taken. I am the one who is the Bethany grad -- ages ago. Jenny said you really didn't know any of my relatives but maybe your husband does. Would love to meet you and talk about good ol' Bethany!!

      Thanks again so much!! -- Charlene
    23. Jane
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      I'm a lucky recipient of one of them! They are so cute and we are feeling so special!!!
    24. Cathie In Oklahoma
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      I am a Kansan and love those!
    25. catie
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      oh man! that just brightened my day! i'm in wichita, we need some brightening this morning! :)
    26. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      I love my sunflower pin. I have received multiple compliments from people working at the state capitol. We had our office picture taken today with our sunflower pins.
    27. Carol
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      Gorgeous and so warm, soft looking (esp. b/c they're not plastic)!
    28. Friday, January 29th, 2010
      Cute, cute, cute!
    29. Jenny
      Friday, January 29th, 2010
      Oh, my goodness, WE LOVE THEM!!!!!!!! Thank you so much for helping us have a great Kansas Day at the Capitol of Kansas today!!