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A Simple Handmade Closet Accessory

A Simple Handmade Closet Accessory

Spotted at the Arts & Science store in Galerie Vivienne in Paris: linen hanger covers for a uniform closet. Here’s a closer look:

Above: The handmade covers hold up the shapeless jackets (shapeless in a good way) and silk pieces. Photographs by Alexa Hotz for Remodelista.

Above: Using a rustic but soft woven linen fabric sourced from Japan, the covers slip over the hangers (even wire dry cleaner’s wire hangers look good with this treatment).

Above: From the spring collection, a printed silk scarf is wrapped around one hanger and stands out from the others.

For more DIY closet ideas, see Remodelista‘s posts: DIY: Clothing Rack from Love Aesthetics and 5 Favorites: Closet Storage Systems.

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11:15AM PDT on Oct 1, 2013

This is an excellent way to save clothing from fading on the shoulders, especially black and blues (the one colour that fades the quickest).
I have made many similar covers. Some from a firm cotton in one colour which tones down the business of a closet and others from a 100 percent floral cotton sheet.
There are many fabric shops having bundled remnants which are inexpensive.

9:50AM PDT on Sep 23, 2013


6:24AM PDT on Sep 21, 2013

Thank you Remodelista, for Sharing this!

9:18AM PDT on Sep 14, 2013

Great idea! Thanks

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12:30AM PDT on Sep 14, 2013

Looks good. I only use covered coat hangers myself.

7:04PM PDT on Sep 13, 2013

If you just want to keep a slippery item on a hanger, clothes pins work.

2:44PM PDT on Sep 13, 2013


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