DIY wire bridesmaid coat hangers.

posted 3 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
Hostess
30315 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@AlmostMrsShield:  Is that just the bottom of the hangers? It took me a while of looking at them to understand what was going on! Yeah, I think maybe a thinner wire might work just a bit better but I’m not a huge DIY person.  Bumping in hopes that you get help! 🙂

Post # 4
Member
200 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014 - Forest in PA

AlmostMrsShield:  Try using 12 gauge aluminum wire. I used the wire from Michaels that was in the floral section it worked quite well. The trick is only use the pliers when you absolutely need them like making tight bends with the softer wire. Every time I used the pliers they put kinks in the wires. I also wrapped them with masking tape to help keep it from scratching.

Post # 5
Member
180 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - The Heathman Lodge (Vancouver)

I use 16 guage steel and it seems to work well. 

 

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