Hi Quilting Friends,
Welcome to the “See Ya Later, Alligator” blog hop, hosted by our friend Carla at Creatin’ in the Sticks. (Thanks Carla!) The challenge for this hop was to create a project about travel- places to go, ways to get there, and (just maybe) an alligator!
We’ve had the perfect project for this hop in the works for quite a while, and we’re so delighted to present “Swamp Thang!”
Here’s music to put you into the mood for a tour of the Southern US swamp lands-
Meet Beau, the friendliest gator in the swamp! Beau loves to hang out with the other wild swamp critters, sharing gossip, cracking jokes, and telling tall tales as they gather at the edge of the swamp each morning after breakfast.
Beau spends many a lazy afternoon in his fishin’ boat, drownin’ worms. He doesn’t actually catch many fish, but the gentle swamp breeze and the sound of water lapping on the hull of the boat is very soothing.
When a bit of excitement is in order, Beau fuels up the air boat and tears around the bayou’s backwaters! There’s nothing quite as invigorating as the rush of air across your face, blowing through your hair (if only alligators had hair!) as the air boat zooms over the wetlands.
Whew! All of that visitin’, fishin’, and ridin’ around has made Beau feel a tad sleepy. (Yawn!) Time to lie back in the hammock and study the insides of his eyelids until Mamma calls him in for supper. (Don’t worry about the snake. “Red touch black, friend of Jack” helps us remember that she is non-venomous.)
“Swamp Thang” was lots of fun to make, and we hope that you’ve enjoyed meeting Beau and the rest of the “Swamp Thangs” crew! The quilt pattern is available right here, and you can find the individual block patterns in Ms P’s Pattern Shop!
- Finished Size – 41″ x 41″
- Includes patterns for four applique blocks
- Includes instructions for sashing & borders
- $17 USD
Thanks for visitin’! We’d love to read your comments; it makes our day even better. Don’t forget to check out the rest of today’s participating bloggers. In a while, crocodile!
Sharon & Susan
Ms P Designs USA (That’s us!)
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