DIY Doll Hangers | How to Make a Doll Hanger

DIY Doll Hangers
Hi, I’m Jennifer, the blogger behind The Craft Patch. Today I’m here to show you how to make DIY Doll Hangers. My blog is full of fun craft projects, tips for everyday life, home decor ideas, and lots of other creative, domestic stuff. I’m excited to be posting on Peek-a-Boo Pages today. 
 
For more doll-related tutorials, check out the Doll Clothes Patterns Section on Peek-a-Boo Pages. 

DIY Doll Hangers 

Doll Closet

A while back, my husband made this doll clothes closet for my little girl:
 
 
It’s basically just a box made of beadboard with hinged doors that open and a dowel for a clothes rod. The inside is lined with scrapbook paper.
 

How to Make Doll Hangers for the Closet

 
Originally I had cut out cardboard hangers, but as time wore on, I knew I wanted to make something a little more sturdy and better looking. The Dressing Up Dolly series was just the motivation I needed to get to work. So I figured out a method to make doll-sized wire hangers and I’m going to share it with you today!

Doll Hanger Materials

Here’s what you need to get started:
 
 
  • A picture of a wire hanger (or you can draw it yourself if you are good at stuff like that)
  • A small scrap of wood
  • A few nails
  • A hammer
  • Needle nosed pliers
  • Wire. I bought mine at Joann’s in the jewelry section. It was about $1.25 with a coupon and I was able to get eight 6 inch hangers from the 3 yd package. I chose 14 gauge, because that was the thickest size they made. And a bonus… it comes in lots of colors!

Doll Hanger Instructions

 
Doll Hanger Step 1: Start by drawing the bottom triangle part of the hanger onto your board. Put a nail or two into each of the three points of the triangle.
Doll Hanger Step 2: Next, unroll your wire and start wrapping it around the nails, pulling tight to get the straightest lines you can. Leave a little overlap at the beginning.
 
Doll Hanger Step 3:Twist the triangle together at the top part, using the overlap you left. Use the needle nosed pliers to make sure the end isn’t sticking out. We don’t want any snagged doll clothes or poked fingers!

Doll Hanger Step 4:Use a marker or glue stick that is the size you want to shape the curved top part of the hanger. Cut off any extra wire using the cutters inside your needle nosed pliers.

Doll Hanger Step 5:That’s it! Look what a cute little hanger you just made!

Now your little one can hang up all her doll clothes on real wire hangers!
DIY Doll Hanger
These work great for skirts too if you add two miniature sized clothespins. And seriously, are these not the cutest thing ever?

Thanks so much for stopping by to share the DIY Doll Hanger with us Jennifer! These hangers are absolutely adorable!!

 

Amy

 

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3 Responses

  1. Thank you so much for your tutorial for making these lovely clothes hangers. I am inspired to go buy the wire and have a go. Thanks 🙂

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