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You know the story: It’s raining, which is bad enough, but on top of that, some pieces of your umbrella are helplessly flapping about in the wind, as they’ve come unmoored from their spokes. Don’t fret, and don’t throw it away! We’re about to show you how to give your umbrella a new lease on life.

Technique Materials

Umbrella with unmoored tips, heavy-duty thread, needle

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    Mar 19, 2011, 02.32 PMby FEDRA

    Very useful! Thanks, greetings!

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    Sep 22, 2010, 02.59 PMby nehmah

    To the Team, Thank you for a readable tutorial. Coming from Chicago, I’ve seen inside-out umbrellas many times. Cordially, Nehmah

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    Sep 20, 2010, 05.51 AMby helluvaguy

    Very nice tutorial, thanks. I only wish I could have repaired my umbrellas so far, but every time mine was broken, it was something mechanical.

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    Feb 8, 2010, 02.42 PMby bnat202002

    شكرا لك

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    Feb 6, 2010, 09.19 AMby frkbustad

    Nice tutorial, but living in a quite windy city, broken spokes are usually my problem…

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    Mar 31, 2009, 12.53 PMby saang

    Thank you. I have repaired my umbrellas for years. You have another step [turning and hemming area for strength] which will make my repairs more sucessful and longer lasting.

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    Mar 25, 2009, 06.37 AMby lifeisadance

    You did a great job of making a clear tutorial. I have known this but never thought about others needing to know how. Good job of seeing a need and meeting it with style. :o)

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    Mar 23, 2009, 06.51 PMby emilykate

    This is a VERY COOL tutorial! I can’t believe it never occurred to me to repair an umbrella when the little things pop off the little things… good one!

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      Sep 22, 2010, 02.41 PMby nehmah

      LOL, EmilyKate, you are great. I would have described the situation/repair in a similar fashion. Only my bumbershoot has doodads and thingys. Due, no doubt, to different makers. Nehmah

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