Monday, May 9, 2016

Big coat hanger for SCA gowns

I have had real trouble finding coat hangers that will support my SCA gowns. I normally store them folded in pillowcases due to their weight, but it would be nice to have a strong hanger to prevent my (hated) pre-event ironing from being ruined. So this week I chopped up and sanded a rake handle, and added a hanger hook. I am very pleased with the result, it works well:

I got the idea from this image:

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  1. I broke down and bought a steamer. LOVE it! Highly recommended. -Fionna

  2. Good idea! I might look into that!