The Octopus, or rather Kraken, is part of an absolutely stunning and gorgeous Pirate sampler that Robyn has put together from different pattern sources, old and new.
Apparently these 'pirates' originally were a bunch of patriots on a 4th of July pattern. Obviously the 4th of July pattern didn't include swords, hooks and mugs...The whole sampler has these little additions and alterations to fit the Pirate Theme. I particularly love the seagulls with chips in their beaks. Do check out Robyn's photostream for more photos and descriptions of all the clever details.
P.s. Submissions to our Covered in Stitches contest are accepted until November 7th, don't forget to post yours in the Flickr Group!