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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Captain Jack Pirate Ship Quilt (and a giveaway)

Ahoy landlubbers! Happy halfway to Friday day. :)

I realized the other day that I never did blog about a few of the quilts I made for Quilt Market last October. I think I posted them on Instagram from there, but that was it. Today, I wanted to post about my Captain Jack Quilt, and how it came to be and give away the leftovers of the fabric that I made it with.



It all started when Jina from Riley Blake asked me if I had any designs that might work for a couple of the fabric lines they were taking to market. I didn't have any on hand but started doodling with the Blackbeard's Pirates line in mind and came up with this pirate ship quilt.

I called it Captain Jack, because well.. you know...

photo credit

I mean...



Oops, I was blogging about a  quilt wasn't I. haha

Blackbeard's Pirates is such a cute fabric line. My son claimed this one as his own before I had even finished it!


Photo: Fat Quarter Shop

I loved the skull and crossbone print and really wanted a skull in the sail. It is a lap quilt and goes together really quickly. I think I pieced it in about a day or day and a half. I think there's a dog bone (the treat kind for a dog--not an actual dog's bone) on the bark in this pic at the bottom there.. kind of fits the pirate theme. ha!



It was a hit at market, and a couple of shops kitted it. The pattern is available in my Craftsy shop, or maybe even at the random local quilt shop, which I still can't believe! So fun!

This was the cover shot I used for the pattern:


I bagged up some of the scraps from three different quilts that I made to give away because I am starting to be buried alive in scraps. I kept just a few to use in scrappy projects but I have this 0.8 lb bag of Blackbeard's Pirates scraps (some are larger pieces) to give away.



All you have to do is leave me a comment and let me know you're interested. I'll pick a winner next Wednesday.



Thanks for stopping by!
 
**LuAnn is the winner of the scraps! Congratulations, LuAnn and thanks for entering!
 
xoxo
 

75 comments...:

EmileeHope said...

So cute! Pirates are the best!

Great little quilt, I love it! Fabric scraps are always welcome here, lots of children's and baby quilts to be made.

CaroleM said...

Super cute! What's funny is being a different kind of a nerd my mind thought the quilt was named after the Doctor Who character of Captain Jack Harkness :)

Love your pirate quilt . It is very cute x
Iain.ross30 at gmail dot com

I'd love to have a chance at the scraps. Thanks for the opportunity!

Stephanie said...

I am interested :) that quilt is too cute love the fabric!

Thank you, Kelli, for the chance. I am expecting a grandchild soon and these would be wonderful to use in a quilt for him. (Love Johnny Depp-Captain Jack!)

Ann said...

What a great quilt! We're all about pirates here, I could make good use of your scraps. Thanks for sharing!

What a great quilt! And leftover fabric too - yumm!!!

Jacque said...

Love this cute boy's quilt! I bet your little guy really did claim it, it's just great. Really like how the simple quilting lets the fabrics shine!

Gotta say it, Johnny Depp is AWESOME! That pirate ship is AWESOME! I am going to make that ship and your pirate fabric will be fabulous! 😍😍😍❤❤❤

Super cute quilt! Something my grandson would love!

What a great quilt! Don't enter me for the scraps, since I'm not good at using scraps. I just wanted you to know that I really like your quilt.

Emily C said...

Awesome theme! I have seen all the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

mtnquiltr said...

My little grandson is crazy for pirates! I was planning a themed quilt and you are giving me just the boost I need!

Vicki H said...

With 6 grandsons, I'm sure to put the scraps to good use.

Kim said...

Cute Cute Quilt! Would love to use these scraps for a small project.

Cute fabric! Thanks and God bless! ILuvTheEucharist (at) aol.com

That is so adorable! I definitely need more modern scraps -- it seems everything in my scrap pile is repro!

That is so cute. I know a little fella who would like a pirate quilt! Thanks!

I can see why it was such a hit at Market.....super cute. I have grandsons who would love something made out of those fabrics.

Lisa C said...

That is adorable. My nephews would enjoy something pirate_y. Thanks for the chance to win.

Sewgirl said...

Such a great quilt....the scraps would make up something fun. Thanks for sharing the giveaway!

LuAnn said...

The fabric is really cute, especially the pirate print. My grandson would love a quilt made out of those fabric scraps.

Betsy said...

Since we celebrate a pirate day called Gasparilla, these would be great to make my grandson some bibs

anna brown said...

wow love the quilt my grandson would too.... ty for sharing your fun idea and very cool give away...... happyness04431@yahoo.com

Cathy said...

I love the fabric and the quilt is adorable. Thanks for the chance to win the fabric. Hugs

Darlene said...

I have a 5 year old grandson who likes pirates. I would love the chance to win the fabric. Thanks

Beth said...

We love pirates at our house! Our boys dress up like pirates and have massive sword fights, and they are not even old enough to watch the Jack Sparrow movies.

Seriously cute quilt, we love pirates here too!

Gene Black said...

Jack is my favorite pirate too!

Yes I am interested in these scraps!

~Laurie~ said...

What a fun quilt Kelli! Love the colors :) Thanks for the chance to win!

margaret said...

Love this quilt. I only have boys and your scraps would make an awesome addition to mine for them. thanks for offering them to us!

Kathy H said...

I think your quilt is so cute. My grandson would love to see that pirate fabric. I like the added skull to the sail too.

Adorable--perfect for a little pirate!

Beth said...

What a fun quilt. Memories are made of this.

Kaynik said...

What a lovely quilt. My daughter LOVES sharks so I would love to be included with your giveaway. Thank you :-)

ktreve (at) hotmail (dot) com

cjmont said...

i love your quilt, i am always drawn to ships in quilts, would love to get my hands on these scraps. thanks for the chance to win.

I love your patterns Kelli! This pirate quilt is adorable and I am head over heels for the skeleton in the sails! Love it!

Everybody always needs new fabric (even if we are buried alive in the old stuff)! Thank you, peterstankovich@comcast.net

Lisa Marie said...

Your quilt is adorable! Such fun for a little boy. Or girl, if she likes pirates. I love kids' quilts and I love scraps, so I would be thrilled at the chance to win your scraps. Thanks for offering them up!

Lee said...

Thank you so much - what a cute line and would be so fun to work with! thanks!!

your quilt is so adorable. i would love to use these scraps in a little boys quilt. thanks for the chance.

Unknown said...

No wonder your quilt was a hit -- it is darling. I would love to have your scraps. Nancy A: rangerer@sbcglobal.net

Mara said...

Arrrrr... I'm interested!

would love to have thanks

Rebecca said...

I have 5 grandboys that would love a quilt with your pirate fabrics. sewfabrics@outlook.com

Johnny Depp and a quilt and scraps.... just made my day. :) Love the quilt. I can see something similar in my future for my little men.

determineddebby at gmail dot com

Mel said...

Arrrrgh, this be the best of scraps me hardy 😂

These prints are adorable! Thanks for a chance to win. Gretahoneycutt (at) gmail (dot) com

Marcelle said...

I <3 this fabric! I bought some but the shop I was in didnt have the whole line. I would give these scraps a food home! ;)

JoanG said...

This is a great kids quilt. I'd love to give those pirate scraps a new home with me. Thanks for the chance.

Oh my goodies! I love pirates ! And boats and quilting and oh my what a handsome man ! I m interested in the leftovers!

Those fabrics are really adorable, and the pirate quilt is great! There are way more quilts that are 'girly' than there are more boyish quilts. Thanks for the chance to win, and for linking to TGIFF :)

Carla said...

Aww that is super cute. Love the colors!! Who wouldn't love to have the scraps? Well, I would love them!

Fabulous quilt. We all love Jack... ❤️
Congratulations on your success with this pattern. You deserve it!
( please leave me out of the draw for the scraps, shipping costs to Europe are insane)
Esther
esthersipatchandquilt at yahoo com
ipatchandquilt dot wordpress dot com

I would love to use your scraps to make a children's charity quilt. Your quilt is so adorable!

Anita said...

Oh man, that Johnny Depp is a beautiful man. I never get tired of looking at him. But where was I... oh yes, leaving a comment. I love this quilt and the scraps are super cute! Congratulations on your pattern being kitted by the shops!

gin said...

Love the pirate theme. My little grandson is a pirate fan.

Shell said...

Adorable quilt! Congrats on the pattern. I would love your scraps. Going to purchase your pattern now- I know another young(not!) man who would love this quilt,lol
sdmc1(at)live(dot)com

Lauren M. said...

This is wonderful! A perfect quilt for any little pirate!!

Dody said...

Why yes I'd love to have your scraps. By the way Johnny Depp is from my home town.i love Johnny Depp.
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Cute quilt! Great job, very inspired. I would make a pirate quilt for kid if I win the scraps. Thanks for a change at your giveaway. :)

Amy said...

Got some scraps of this fabric from a local quilt shop from their scrap bin and fell in love. Have a little boy coming soon and would love to have these to help put together a scrappy quilt for him. :) BIG fan of Pirates of the Caribbean and hope to get my little boy started right in a love for pirates. :) Maybe I'll have to make him a big one like the one you made when he gets a bit older.

Lisa S. said...

Your Captain Jack quilt is so cute! I would love to win your scraps.

Ariane said...

This is such a sweet quilt. I love it. I would love to win your scraps. Thanks for the chance.

Heide said...

Super cute, So perfect for the little pirate!

Nann said...

Your design shows the fabric collection to great advantage!

LoBo333 said...

Awesome quilt! I love the fabric! And thanks for the Johnny Depp memories! Swwooon! I'd love to receive your scraps from the quilt. My 7 year old son would love a pirate inspired quilt.

Dawn said...

Very cute quilt! Of course I'm interested in winning some scraps, thank you for the chance, have a great day! dawnm1993(at)gmail(dot)com

totally awesome quilt, you have some mad skillz!! Johnny Dep is like so sexy....and I think like Paul Newman he will be no matter his age! I would love your scraps too but I am no where close to your quilting level!

Adorable quilt! No wonder it was a hit at Market and with your son. Who can resist Captain Black Sparrow?

I have a darling little 5 year old niece who loves sharks! I think she needs a purse with sharks and maybe some flowers, too.

Amy said...

I keep checking back to see who won. :)

Hi there
Just stopped by to let you know that I featured this on my Saturday Spotlight post this week!
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Thanks again for linking up! Hope you have a great weekend!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success

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