Sunflower Show

000_0009-009.jpg000_0007-007.jpg000_0006-006.jpg000_0005-005.jpg000_0004-004.jpg000_0002-002.jpgEvery year we plant a variety of sunflowers along the back edge of our property and our neighboring farmer’s fields.  Some years the farmer plants soybeans, some years cotton, sometimes corn.  This is a corn year.  I have a tiny alley I can walk between the sunflowers and the corn stalks – no one can see me but the bees – and they are too busy buzzing to pay any attention to me.  I can never decide which variety is my favorite – but this year the little dwarf one is winning my heart.  The sunflowers are at the peak of their bloom and putting on quite a show.

These pics are especially for my good friend Jolene who loves sunflowers.  J – by the time you get here they will not be so pretty.

11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. serendipityquilting
    Jun 24, 2007 @ 18:25:48

    Those are beautiful!!


  2. carlafibers
    Jun 25, 2007 @ 11:38:54

    Wow! Mine haven’t yet begun to flower. What IS your secret??


  3. quiltingwithkaren
    Jun 25, 2007 @ 14:37:36

    Living in the SOUTH!! Early planting season. By next month all here will be burnt up, weedy, buggy, just plain YUCK. I hate August.


  4. Gina
    Jun 25, 2007 @ 16:51:14

    Gorgeous sunflowers! Just gorgeous!


  5. Cristie Kline
    Jun 25, 2007 @ 22:46:37

    Beautiful flowers. I have a real love for sunflowers. A few friends and I are launching a website soon that is the Ultimate Sunflower site. Please come visit us at and post your pictures in our gallery. It will be up and running very soon. Thanks!


  6. Jolene
    Jun 25, 2007 @ 22:49:14

    I love them all!!!……Mine are just breaking ground. I hope mine do as well!
    thanks for the pics!


  7. carlafibers
    Jun 26, 2007 @ 11:17:02

    Tag! Consider yourself duly tagged … go check out my blog post today to see?? LOL


  8. serendipityquilting
    Jun 26, 2007 @ 15:46:05

    double tagged 😉


  9. Ericka
    Jun 26, 2007 @ 16:12:19

    I would like to see a larger picture of that pink quilt below, the one with the taupe in it and the squares. Is there any way I can see a larger picture? Is there a pattern for this quilt? It looks cute. Thanks


  10. Ericka
    Jun 26, 2007 @ 16:14:30

    Ooops. I meant the pink quilt above. Thanks again.


  11. quiltingwithkaren
    Jun 26, 2007 @ 21:08:29

    Ericka – that quilt is my guild’s (Cobblestone Quilters Guild – see link) opportunity quilt for our 2008 show. It was pieced by the Night Herons which are a splinter group of the guild – it was just a row quilt done using the Charleston line of fabrics by Marcus Brothers and quilted by yours truly.

    You can see other shots of it on my Webshots (see link) and at the guild website.


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