Spring Fling 2013


Hi all and welcome to my part in the Whims and fancies 2013 Spring Fling blog hop.

I chose today because it’s my Birthday 🙂 (and I’m not likely to forget that date :P) Anyways I spent a lot  of time thinking what represents Spring for me. the smell of new grass and rain and the sun being up when I get up but none of these things is something you can paper piece 😛  I finally decided to follow my spring/summer blog hop tradition and make a bird.

It is said in Iceland that when you hear the song of the Heiðlóa (pluvialis apricaria) spring has come.



Also make sure to press the border on top to check out the other fabulous patterns and designers doing the bloghop 🙂

Happy Sewing






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17 Responses to Spring Fling 2013

  1. gudnyjs@gmail.com says:

    glæsileg mynd hjá þér:)Til hamingju með daginn elsku Lilja mín(:D

  2. yageol says:

    so first a very happy birthday and thank you very much for sharing this beautyful pattern!

  3. This looks great!

  4. soma1773 says:

    A Very Happy Birthday, dear friend! Thank you so much for making this beautiful bird for the blog hop! Someday I hope to see a Heiðlóa in person and hear it sing!

  5. Happy Birthday, very creative and lovely Bird

  6. BillieBee says:

    Happy Birthday. I love your bird design. It’s just so excellent.

  7. Margaret Andrews says:

    Happy Birthday, and what a beautiful bird. I can’t wait to make it.

  8. stipplequilt says:

    Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

  9. LJ says:

    What a lovely bird, that is Heiðlóa. You’re a marvelous designer of paper piecing, that is for sure.

  10. Lou says:

    And Happy Birthday!

  11. Jo says:

    What a beautiful block. Happy Birthday

  12. ruthiequilts says:

    Happy birthday! That was so nice of you to give us a present! Lovely pattern! Thank you so much! 🙂

  13. Mary Anne says:

    Happy Birthday! Thanks for such a lovely pp pattern.

  14. Happy birthday, m’dear! I love your block. 🙂

  15. susana says:

    Que hermoso bloque .Es tan delicado ,es un pastel!Feliz feliz día!

  16. DebV says:

    Happy Belated Birthday! Love your block. I had to look up this bird and your block is so close to the pictures I found. Your work is great.

  17. Karen in Tucson says:

    Fantastic! Great job. I love it.

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