IT'S THE WEEKEND: The Weekend Project - Jazz up your guest room wardrobes with these fabric-covered coat hangers
3:16pm Saturday 28th June 2014 in News
THESE fabric-covered coat-hangers are a perfect touch for a guest room or to encourage your youngsters to hang up their clothes. Here's our guide to creating them courtesy of Fabric Mills in Monmouth.
You will need:
Wire coat hanger - preferably white
Scissors / pinking shears
Fabric remnant at least 50cm square
Fold the fabric in half right sides together, and place the coat hanger on the fabric.
Draw round the coat hanger with a pencil. Add a 5cm seam allowance all around the drawn shape, then cut out along this line preferably using pinking shears.
Keeping the right side of the fabrics facing each other, sew all round the top edge of the Coat hanger shape following your original pencil line.
Fold the bottom edge 2.5cm into the wrong side and then fold in again by 2.5cm to create a hem and press. Sew the hem in place.
Using a stitch unpicker, make a small hole at the top for the coat hanger hook. Push through the coat hanger and if necessary sew around the hanger to neaten the hole.
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