Ideas for plastic coat hangers?

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Ideas for plastic coat hangers?

Post: #241860 Lost-in-the-Day
Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:09 pm

Hello everyone,
As the title suggests I've got a couple of plastic coat hangers going spare which I'm going to use for crafty things. So far the only ideas I have for them is to make peg bags (or bags like peg bags but not actually used for holding pegs) and mobiles. I only have 5 or 6 spare so those two ideas will easily use them all up but I was wondering if anyone had any other ideas (wacky or otherwise) what they could be used for?

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Re: Ideas for plastic coat hangers?

Post: #241876 yvette
Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:05 pm

Make covered hangers? You can cover the hanger with strips of fabric to pad them out and then cover with a knitted, crochet or fabric cover. I find these good for stopping clothes from sliding off the hanger and on to the wardrobe floor! Make nice pressies.

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Re: Ideas for plastic coat hangers?

Post: #241903 Flo
Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:01 am

See if your friends or relations are short of hangers and donate? I've found that the idea of hanging up clothes has done the world of wonders in my family due to giving them spare hangers. :mrgreen:

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Re: Ideas for plastic coat hangers?

Post: #241994 Thomzo
Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:42 pm

Send them my way. I'm convinced that coat hangers turn into red rubber bands. I'm always short of the first and keep finding the second.

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Re: Ideas for plastic coat hangers?

Post: #242205 Lost-in-the-Day
Sun Aug 28, 2011 2:44 pm

Thanks for the ideas guys!
I don't have enough hangers for a lampshade like that but I'll see if any friends would like a few jazzed up ones.
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Re: Ideas for plastic coat hangers?

Post: #245948 JuzaMum
Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:54 pm

Many charity shops are greatful for hangers and carrier bags too

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