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Have your wardrobe organised and stylishly chic in no time!
There is nothing more infuriating than a tangle of wire coat hangers. Besides, they are not the best things in the wardrobe to look after your favourite silk dresses these easy to make but extremely functional and rather attractive mini coats for those troublesome wire hangers will have your wardrobe organised and stylishly chic in no time. they are also a great way to use up odds and ends of vintage fabric!

Posted by Lisa Stickley from • Published © 2014 Lisa Stickley / F+W Media · Reproduced with permission.
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  • Step 1

    Hem the panels.
    Turn 5mm over to the wrong side along the straight edge
    and press. repeat this for a second time so the raw edge
    of the fabric is concealed. pin in place. repeat this for
    the second panel. stitch the pressed hems, stitching as
    close to the inside edge of the turned hem as possible
    for a neat finish. backstitch at the start and finish to
    fasten the seam.

  • How to make a clothes hanger. Hanger Coats - Step 2
    Step 2

    Join the panels.
    With right sides facing, place the two pieces together so
    the two hemmed edges meet. starting at the hemmed
    base, stitch from a to b. backstitch at the start and
    finish to fasten the seam. then stitch from c to d. again
    backstitch at the start and finish to fasten the seam.

  • How to make a clothes hanger. Hanger Coats - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add the hanger.
    Turn the hanger coat out to the right side and press. fit
    the coat over the wire hanger, taking the hanger’s ‘neck’
    through the hole at the top. hand stitch the hole at the top with a couple of extra stitches to secure.

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the Stil-ettos r.
the Stil-ettos r. · 6 projects

i think its really easy to craft.
thanks for sharing

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Britta J.
Britta J. · City of Derby, England, GB · 65 projects

those look really good, well done! :)

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