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How To Make A Fabric Umbrella
What will happen when an umbrella meets patchwork fabric? Do you want to experience this amazing feeling? You need to know how to make an umbrella first. Now follow us to make a fabric umbrella with your favorite fabrics and an umbrella stand.

It will be better if there is a broken umbrella in your home so that we can use its stand to make a new fabric umbrella. As long as the frame is in great shape, you can give that worn old umbrella a new life with this easy project. Keep reading to see how to make an umbrella.

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  • How to make an umbrella / parasol. How To Make A Fabric Umbrella - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut templates
    Cut a paper of isosceles triangle whose length of sides are according to the length of the umbrella stand and length of base is dependent on the interval of the umbrella stand. Place a round thing at the middle of the triangle, trace along the edge of it. Cut the paper according to the line, we can get a sector and an irregular figure. Fold the irregular figure in half. Two templates are done.

  • How to make an umbrella / parasol. How To Make A Fabric Umbrella - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut cloths
    Cut out several cloths with different patterns by tracing the sector template on them. Cut out several plain cloths by tracing the other template on them. The numbers of them are on the basis of how many intervals the umbrella stand has.

  • How to make an umbrella / parasol. How To Make A Fabric Umbrella - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew an umbrella fabric
    Sew a lace trim along the longest side of an irregular cloth; seam the sector cloth with it. Repeat to sew other cloths. Sew two sides of every cloth together to link them.

  • How to make an umbrella / parasol. How To Make A Fabric Umbrella - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take the umbrella stand, place the fabric on it and fix the top of it as the picture shows. Sew the ribs with the fabric. Sew a lace trim and a wooden button outside the fabric; sew one side of the lace as a circle for the convenience of tying the umbrella. A fabric umbrella is completed.

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jill.zitnick
jill.zitnick · Coupeville, Washington, US
When you use your own umbrella, how do you get the end off the frame so you can put the new fabric on it and still seal it back up?
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