What is a clothing hanger?

A hanger is basically used to hang all the pressed clothes that are used by us in our daily routine. It is actually used to have the clothes placed at a particular place without disturbing the shape and press of the clothes.

The shape of the hanger was inspired by the invention of a coat’s shape that was made in 1869.

They are very useful in our daily life routine and can be found ready-made or if you are skillful it can be made at home. Hangers have nowadays become a major part of our life.

Are there any types of hangers? There are three types of hangers present in the world at the moment.

  1. On number 1 is the wire hanger made of steel. It is a bent piece of wire in a triangle shape which after getting a triangular loop ends at a hook. It is very useful in hanging lightweight clothes.
  2. On the second number is wooden hanger which is very beneficial in hanging coats or two pieces. It is also a triangular shape with round corners at the sides. Wooden hangers are also mostly used by shopkeepers.
  3. The third type is the hanger made up of plastic and is the most used hangers in the world. These may be identical to either wooden or steel wires. These are the most used hangers because these can be adjusted to the shape of children’s clothes.

Making of clothes hanger

  • First of all, take a compass and construct a circle with common radius to the line. Keep the compass 1 inch lower to the highest part of the hanger and draw another arc. Now match the arc with the first on again.
  • A 1inch thick stick will be used to make the hanger. Place the drawn shape of the hanger on the wooden sheet and cut the shape of the hanger with the help of a jigsaw.
  • Now smoothen its sides if it is wooden otherwise let it be triangular-shaped. Let the sides be smooth enough to not damage any type of clothes. For further smoothness place or fix a piece of paper at the edges so as to avoid any danger.
  • After following all these steps now wash the hangers and leave them for a few hours to let them dry. After it, you can paint on it of your favorite color and place a hook being bought by you from the market on top of it and your hanger is ready.