“Let’s Party” yay. That’s the title of my Mum’s entry for this years Umbrella Print’s Trimmings Competition.

If you like my Mum’s entry, pop on over to Pinterest and comment on her image. The more comments she get’s, she has a chance to win the people’s choice award. But only comment from this board. Pop over from Friday 30th 9am. I can’t wait to see what everyone else has made.

Mum's Entry Umbrella Prints Trimmings Competition 2014

Mum’s Entry Umbrella Prints Trimmings Competition 2014

My Mum is a retired art teacher with heaps of craft experience under her belt. She seems to have settled on paper art at the moment – I have got to show you some of her sculptures – but has swapped the paper for fabric for this comp.

Mums fabric for umbrella prints comp

Mum’s Fabric Pack

She wasn’t sure what to make this year after I gave her the fabric packet. Next thing I know she’s texting me a photo of the finished product.

Mum's Entry Umbrella Prints Trimmings Competition 2014

The shoe close up

Inspiration struck and there was no stopping her.

Mum's Entry Umbrella Prints Trimmings Competition 2014

The mask close up

She wished she’d had enough fabric to make a matching pair of shoes.

Mum's Entry Umbrella Prints Trimmings Competition 2014

Mum’s Entry Umbrella Prints Trimmings Competition 2014

More photos can be found in my flickr stream, just click on one of the photos.

Mum's Entry Umbrella Prints Trimmings Competition 2014

So pretty

Alas, I unfortunately didn’t get my entry finished in time. I hope to share the finished piece with you soon though.