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Topic: Enchanted Stained Glass Granny Square Umbrella  (Read 23604 times)
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« Reply #30 on: August 11, 2011 02:21:26 AM »

I LOVE this! It's sooo divine!
The colours with the stained glass effect is fabulous and the pointy bits really are awesome ;P
I am so definitely going to try to make one of these, though I think I'm going to have to check the $2 stores for kiddie umbrellas to practise on, before trying a full size one.

You really do make the most divine things and I covet them all XD

P.S. Your dress is awesome and is that a crochet trim I spy on your shoes as well?
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babukatorium
« Reply #31 on: August 11, 2011 03:28:07 AM »

I LOVE this! It's sooo divine!
The colours with the stained glass effect is fabulous and the pointy bits really are awesome ;P
I am so definitely going to try to make one of these, though I think I'm going to have to check the $2 stores for kiddie umbrellas to practise on, before trying a full size one.

You really do make the most divine things and I covet them all XD

P.S. Your dress is awesome and is that a crochet trim I spy on your shoes as well?
Thank You very much! No crochet on shoes... I embellished them with rainbow buttons!  Wink
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« Reply #32 on: August 11, 2011 03:28:27 AM »

This is really amazing!  I have it pinned on Pinterest as well as commenting on here!  Great work!  I know you said that you used upcycled umbrellas, I was wondering how you attach the crochet to the base.  I have an umbrella base that needs to either be thrown out or repurposed into something like this but I just can't figure out how to attach my crochet to it.
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« Reply #33 on: August 11, 2011 03:36:02 AM »

This is really amazing!  I have it pinned on Pinterest as well as commenting on here!  Great work!  I know you said that you used upcycled umbrellas, I was wondering how you attach the crochet to the base.  I have an umbrella base that needs to either be thrown out or repurposed into something like this but I just can't figure out how to attach my crochet to it.
Thank You!!!  Grin  Hmmm... Attaching is difficult. If You have holes on the points of the umbrella base You can sew the crochet to them (this is the easy way). This time unfortunately I didn't have holes, only a kind of caved endings with dangerously cutted edges (they have broken my nails and both my hands!) so I had to use beads to create holes to attach the crochet... I'm waiting for the sun to make the close up photos so I can show it better.  Wink
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« Reply #34 on: August 11, 2011 05:00:12 AM »

This is really amazing!  I have it pinned on Pinterest as well as commenting on here!  Great work!  I know you said that you used upcycled umbrellas, I was wondering how you attach the crochet to the base.  I have an umbrella base that needs to either be thrown out or repurposed into something like this but I just can't figure out how to attach my crochet to it.

thank you for asking this! I have always kind of wondered how these beautiful crochet umbrellas are constructed...
And thank youbabukatorium for answering my burning unasked question Tongue
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« Reply #35 on: August 11, 2011 06:12:14 AM »

That is sooo pretty!
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« Reply #36 on: August 11, 2011 06:22:13 AM »

Thank You LA-Fairy!  Kiss
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Donella
« Reply #37 on: August 11, 2011 10:14:03 AM »

That's amazing! I reckon every crafty girl should have one Cheesy I also love your rainbow dress!! Very cool Smiley
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I have an Epla-shop for my paper bead earrings (it's like Etsy, but in Norwegian):
http://epla.no/shops/lindaspapirpynt/
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« Reply #38 on: August 11, 2011 10:15:02 AM »

That's amazing! I reckon every crafty girl should have one Cheesy I also love your rainbow dress!! Very cool Smiley
Thank You very much!  Grin
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« Reply #39 on: August 11, 2011 03:02:37 PM »

That is just totally awesome, everything about it is beautiful. I don't suppose there is a pattern in the future for it is there ?
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