Secret Resource: Waterproofing!

Everywhere I look, people are throwing out umbrellas. I've started scavenging the skins and (in rainy England) sewing them onto *everything*. It's great. There are tons of umbrellas that break, etc. and are thrown out every day. You can sew them together to make a big tarp, make a cover for your bag/laptop, etc. Wonderful!

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comodore8 years ago
That's a great idea, although, here in my countrie, I don't see much umbrellas that are thrown out, but when one of mine Chinese umbrellas brakes, i will definitely use it, recycle it. Thanks
Kiteman9 years ago
You could sew them together to make a great big umbrella...

You're here already?
stasterisk (author)  Kiteman9 years ago
oh kiteman, I've *been* here! I'm writing to you from Edinburgh now, having made my way north over the last few weeks.. by the end of the month I'll have moved on to the rest of the continent! So.. if anything's gonna happen, you ought to make some noise!
It's cool - enjoy yourself (I'm up to my eyes at school)
Or just carry a parasol around!
stasterisk (author)  whatsisface9 years ago
now that everything I own is covered in umbrella skins, I don't need to! Lightweightified!
And don't forget, they make awesome parachutes for G.I. Joe action figures. ;-)
whatsisface9 years ago
Good idea, I might have to line my bag with some of this to stop my textbooks getting wrecked. Again.
stasterisk (author)  whatsisface9 years ago
Awesome! I just sewed an umbrella skin into my bag for the same. Post a photo!
Lftndbt9 years ago
Oh! I'm going to make a shower cap!
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