The Other Life of Umbrellas Read this article in our print magazine, CRAFT 07: Shoes, Page 148. Subscribers—read this article now in your digital edition! Make rain gear for the rest of your belongings. From the column Recycle It by Diane Baker Links Another great idea! Jenny Ryan's pal Tootie from ReForm School made this great covering for their back patio. It's made from fabric she got from thrifted umbrellas! Discuss this article You must be logged in to post a talkback. Join the conversation -- every CRAFT article has an online page that includes a place for discussion.