Tuesday, 26 March 2013

umbrella prints trimmings competition

it's that time of year for the lovely peeps at umbrella prints to run their competition making something with a pack of their trimmings.

i wasn't going to enter this year as i have so much going on and i was just going to admire from afar everyone's fabulous makes from the delicious fabrics.

my resolve lasted for approximately a week when i was chatting with a friend about the competition and whether we were entering. i was adamant i wasn't. she was sure i would be and would be that one of my patchwork lampshades would be perfect.


it seems i am beginning to get a reputation for these, hey helen?

once nicky had planted the seed that this is what i should do it seemed rude to not head straight over to umbrella prints' etsy shop, order a pack, wait for it to arrive and set to make within 20 minutes of the pack landing on the doormat.

it actually felt good to be time efficient with this and still make something i am pleased with. i will take better pictures of the finished article for the competition real but in the meantime here tells the story of my umbrella prints trimmings competition 2013 entry.

are you entering? if not why not? i am sure nicky will be able to make a perfect suggestion of what you should make.

11 comments:

pop-i-cok said...

Love it.....colours just perfect again I see :-)
x

Kylie Hunt said...

It looks fantastic Karen :) I can't believe that time of year has come around again so quickly! Kx

Charlotte said...

love it!!!!

Di said...

Perfect entry.....I love it. Di x

Nicky said...

You now how a reputation for many things my friend!??

I love it! But am wondering if you have enough lamps to show all of them off....Good luck!

Fiona @ Poppy Makes said...

Your lamps just keep getting better and better! Love love love this one!

Roberta said...

It's gorgeous Karen, a perfect use for those beautiful scraps!

Archie the wonder dog said...

Even before I hovered over the link I knew it was Nicky that had weakened your resolve ;o)
The lampshade looks great and your reputation for them is deservedly good!

linda said...

my arm got twisted ...waiting for pack to arrive !!

can you tell me the name of the shop in Dewsbury that you said about on your blog aaaaaaaaaaaaages ago !! as i am going in that direction on wednesday and thought i would go ...........if i could remember the name !!think it is arts ,crafts, fabric thanks :))

Celtic Thistle said...

Looks wonderful!

Inspiredbyfelix said...

That's gorgeous! I've got a pack, but am still awaiting inspiration! x