Two choices: Blocks
are 6 "x6" plus seam allowance.
Check the inch mark before sewing.
--Think beyond the edges of this block! Add this block to a larger block, or make it larger by enlarging the background area. Focus on the umbrella, or make it a small part of the overall design.
--Think of a scene that requires an umbrella and how you will work it in.
--Turn your umbrella this way or that...
--If you're taking it to the beach or a picnic, you may
want to remove the curve of the handle.
--Reduce or enlarge the umbrella as you see fit.