How about making them look so stinkin' pretty , that buyers desire to but act in?
Closets are so important to home buyers that you can't ignore them if you're serious almost selling your dwelling. You've heard all the basics -- declutter them , make clean them , organize them.
I know padded hangers conjure upwards images of pink crocheted covers for sale at the annual church bazaar. But I'm talking virtually close to padded hangers yous make from remnants and scraps of funky fabrics.
These fabrics could be designer samples yous've purchased from the cloth store'sec discount bin. Or leftovers from sewing projects yous finished. Or didn't finish. They could fifty-fifty be a skirt or shirt or pillowcase yous desire to recycle.
These hangers volition surely jazz up that tidy closet of yours , making your dwelling the 1 buyers experience skillful nigh.
Find a fun materialHere'second a take a chance to inject something trendy , or something extra girly or masculine. Or simply colorful. You require less than ane/four G for each hanger. A remnant as pocket-sized equally 24 inches past 7 inches volition normally do.
As for the hangers , I ofttimes find these wooden hangers at minute-hand stores. Or you may already have close to. It seems like fancier hangers accept replaced this uncomplicated mode , but 10-inch long ones tin can be purchased every bit children's hangers.
The hanger I used for my bimbingan was well-nigh 17 inches broad. But I accept made smaller ones that wait pretty in a cupboard or fifty-fifty hung inward a sleeping room , bathroom , guest room , coat closet , or laundry room.
You may leave these hangers empty , or really use them. You can hang mundane things like tank tops , or lovely lilliputian things similar lingerie.
They are ideal for staging an empty cupboard , where you lot might want to accompany them with other props similar staged shopping bags from condition stores on a high shelf , or pretty lid boxes.
You tin too function these hangers every bit a discrete style to add fragrance to a closet. Add fragrant herbs similar lavander or rose petals to the filling or tied to the claw every bit a sachet.
Quilters tin can purpose a "fat quarter" to brand these padded coat hangers. I've made covers from dish towels , silk scarves , as well as fifty-fifty a silk necktie.
I purpose plastic grocery-shop bags for stuffing , but near crafters similar to function cotton fiber batting or polyester filling , the sort used for stuffing pillows or for quilting. Your selection. I ever have the frugal , upward-bike route.
Step-past-pace , slowly directionsLay your cloth out on a apartment surface , as well as place your hanger on it to gauge the lengths of cloth y'all necessitate to cut. You'll live cut i piece to embrace the acme of the hanger , as well as ane for the bottom. The superlative slice gathers , and then it needs to be longer.
I like to permit at least four inches on either side of the hanger's end , but three i/ii inches volition do. The bottom slice of textile needs to be an inch longer on each stop , to let for seam allowances.
Both tiptop too bottom pieces should measure out 3 i/2 inches wide. The photograph says it all.
ane. You can recycle material scraps. I chose scraps from a bed canvas
that I had already cut up to make a circular tablecloth.
ii. After cut the strips , cut each ane inward one-half
then you'll be able to slide them over the padding.
3. Run a row of basting stitches along both edges of the longer strips.
4. Gather the stitches so the longer strips
are the same length every bit the shorter ones.
five. Pin as well as and then sew the summit too bottom pieces together ,
leaving one cease open up on each gear up , as well as the other stop rounded.
six. This is how the rounded end looks.
You can remove the basting stitches at once.
seven. Wrap each terminate of the hanger amongst three plastic grocery bags.
Make certain the cease of the hanger is well-padded as well as smoothen.
8. Turn the stitched covers within out , as well as slide 1 over the padding.
ix. Slide the instant half of the embrace onto the hanger ,
in addition to stitch the ii together.
ten. Add a bow to cover the manus-stitched seam
together with to decorate your padded hanger.
A gear up of padded hangers like this made from
a sheer cloth over cotton wool batting would
make an ideal wedding shower or baby shower gift.
Tulle makes an slowly decoration for padded hangers.
Here is the hanger I made from a men'second silk necktie.
You tin can e'er find ties at thrift stores.
Remember to get out just about infinite inward your closets , infinite for the imagination of buyers.
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