Fabric

Sew Chic Hanger Set

By  Mary Ayres 

  • Sew Chic Hanger Set

Materials

  • Cotton fabric, 1/4 yd.
  • Coordinating jumbo rick rack, 1 yd.
  • Coordinating satin ribbon, 5/8”, 22” length
  • White plastic hanger

Tools

  • Warm & White Needled Cotton Batting
  • Fabric glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler
  • Size
  • 1. Size is 5-1/2"x17".
  • Note
  • 1. Materials listed are for one hanger.
  • Hangers
  • 1. To make pattern, place plastic hanger on paper. Trace around hanger (except handle) with pencil. Measure 1-1/2" opening straight across top of opening at top of cover. Add 1" to bottom of drawn hanger and 1/2" around top and sides (draw straight down from sides at widest point).
  • 2. Cut two hanger shapes from fabric, using pattern. Fold top and bottom edges of paper pattern over 1/2" and then cut two hanger shapes from batting.
  • 3. Place batting shapes on wrong side of fabric shapes, with 1/2" of fabric extending at top and bottom. Fold 1/2" of fabric at top and bottom over batting and stitch 1/4" from folded edges.
  • 4. Place fabric hanger shapes together with right sides facing. Sew 1/4" from side edges. Turn fabric cover right side out.
  • 5. Sew rick rack around bottom of fabric cover, overlapping ends on one side.
  • 6. Place fabric cover on hanger. Tie ribbon bow at base of handle. Spot glue ribbon and along bottom edge of plastic hanger on both sides to secure bow and fabric cover to hanger.