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Umbrella Re-Do into a Parasol

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Crocheting
Type Accessory
Yarn Weight Other
Sizing Women
Style Victorian / Steampunk, Romantic, Whimsical, Classic, Traditional
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What was your source for this crocheting project? Online Photo or Website
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What materials did you use? Old umbrella, fabric, crochet cotton No 10

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What are you most proud of? How the fabric fitted the umbrella frame perfectly.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Look at thrift stores for old umbrella's that have the little nibs on the ends of the spokes that are removable. After you take the nibs off the old fabric keep them in a sealed bottle so you don't loose them.

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You done a great job, it looks like you went back in time and stole a parasol!

04/07/2012 Flag

Thank you so much!!!!

04/07/2012 Flag

Absolutely stunning. What a wonderful heirloom this would make. I would love to have a go. Any help towards achieving this goal would be much appreciated.

08/22/2014 Flag

This is beautiful. Is the doily pattern you used available?

10/10/2012 Flag

Yes it is. I will look for the book I got the pattern out of and post it as soon as I can.

10/11/2012 Flag

I love this! I am a Victorian fan! And I can't wait to try this! Thanks and keep up the good work!

06/07/2014 Flag

This is stunning. I keep trying to leave a comment but nothing is working yet! This would make a wonderful hairloom and I think I would love to give it a go. The dolly pattern would be much appreciated please and any other help and advice. You are a very clever person.

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