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Quick Project: Make Pretty Fabric Wrapped Coat hangers

Just love this idea! With the disappearance of eco-friendly wood and wire coat hangers we now have plastic coat hangers that, while may be practical, are pretty boring, so why not dress up plastic coat hangers to make them more attractive.



If you are looking for quick and easy projects to fill up your time, giving all your plastic coat hangers a facelift will definitely provide you with something to do. This project is also a fun way to repurpose any scraps of fabric or old clothes that you have. Apart from being a fun project, you will also find that your clothes won't slip off the hangers as much.








Fabric off-cuts in various colours and designs
Masking tape or hot glue gun







1. Cut the fabric into long 2cm wide strips. Leave the edges raw and a little frayed and don't worry about being perfectly straight with these - it won't matter. Start anywhere on the hanger and tape the piece down to get yourself started and then continue wrapping tightly until you run out of fabric.

2. Tape it down and start up again, always disguising the tape from the previous strip. If you have a hot glue gun, fasten the first edge with a blob of hot glue.

3. When you get back around to where you started, tie your fabric off in a knot or bow and trim to desired length. You can add a little lace or ribbon to this spot for a little shabby knot or bow if you wish