How to Make Fabric Wire Hanger Covers
Does your bedroom or guestroom closet need a little punch? Mine did so I decided to make these really cute fabric covered wire hangers. I have loads of these dry cleaner wire hangers that are covered in paper but I wanted some to match the decor in my guest room so I decided to cover my own. This project literally takes 10 minutes to make and you can make between 3-4 hanger covers from a single remnant. You know how much I love using remnants and this project was no different. My guest room is green so I decided to use this green plaid fabric to make three matching fabric wire hanger covers. They were so simple that I had to share them with you. Believe me, this is the perfect beginner sewing project.
I used a quilting weight cotton fabric for my wire hanger covers as that seemed to work best so I recommend that as well. This post contains affiliate links that if you click on them I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.
What you will Need:
- Cotton Fabric depending on the number of covers you want to make
- Wire hangers
- Craft paper
- Standard sewing supplies.
Step 1: How to Make Fabric Wire Hanger Covers
Trace the outline of your hangers on a piece of craft paper and add a 1/2″ seam allowance to the top and sides and 1″ to the bottom. This is your pattern
Step 2: How to Make Fabric Wire Hanger Covers
Cut two pieces of fabric from the pattern.
Step 3: How to Make Fabric Wire Hanger Covers
Hem both of the pieces 1/2″ at the bottom.
Step 4: How to Make Fabric Wire Hanger Covers
Place the two pieces right sides together and sew around the top and sides leaving a small opening in the top for the hook of the hanger to go through.
Step 5: How to Make Fabric Wire Hanger Covers
Turn the fabric right side out and place the hanger inside the fabric through the hole at the top.
Step 6: How to Make Fabric Wire Hanger Covers
Slip stitch near the hook to keep the raw edges inside. You have completed you fabric covered wire hangers.
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