by toogie ( edited 16d ago ) 18d ago

UPDATE Feb 7-I have finally added instructions how to make this in Sewing. --------Hi Cuties, I made this hanger cover safe earlier today, when I felt better. The design is from Stitch Delight called 1245 Whispy Floral Font. This of course, is the T, for Trudy my friend. She loves blue, but I hope she likes pink, too. Bet you thought I made myself something. Hope you like it. Have a good night/day-Toogie

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by lindambar 11d ago

Thank you SEW much Toogie for the directions to the pocket. I think I will have to make some of these -for me- of course LOL but as gifts as well. Thank you again

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toogie by toogie 11d ago

You're welcome and please show us your work.

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by peafarm 11d ago

So glad to know the true name of this beautiful font. These are beautiful. I've done hanger covers in the past but nothing like this with a zipper. I don't go anywhere anymore to have the need for this but going to 'copy' your instructions anyways. Great for picking your jewelry out for an outfit in advance and having it stored together. Love it!

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toogie by toogie 11d ago

Thanks and your idea of matching jewelry to outfit in it is great. I thought of a special bra to go in the zipper part, to wear with a special dress. I guess possibilities are endless.

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by grossfamilie 12d ago

What a wonderful gift, dear Toogie! And, of course, nobody would dare to think you would do something for yourself :-) (just kidding). Yes,
definitely you make such beautiful things - you even should consider making one present for yourself too. You really deserve it. XXX Maria

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toogie by toogie 11d ago

How kind Maria,and thank you, but no time for me right now. I did give my friend this yesterday and got a huge hug in response. That's all I needed. Have a great day-Toogie

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by lindambar 12d ago

Love this, guess I need do dress up some of my hangers. Got the pattern, but not sure how you put the secret pocket in. Any help on that? Thank you and no hurry till you feel better. Thanks

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toogie by toogie 11d ago

For the pocket-
*1-Sew pocket on one zipper edge, sew back on other zipper edge.
2-Edge finish fabric and zipper edge together (so you don't get ravels caught when zipping-unzipping).
3-Edge finish other long edge of pocket and press under about 1/2 inch.
4-Press up, wrong side of pocket to wrong side of back . Stitch across the long side of pocket securing it to back. Trim any excess pocket at side curves of back.
Welcome to Cute-need anything else just ask.-Toogie...sorry to seem short,I have a funeral to attend.

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by crazystitcher 15d ago

Beautiful work, Toogie, as always - wish I were half as creative and productive with my sewing.

By the way, Sorry to trouble you Toogie, but I am having difficulty trying to navigate to that site you mentioned for projects where you got your inspiration from - every time I key in the name of the site as www.aspoonfulofsugar.com into my browser, it brings up a site for what appears to be a political publication with that name - nothing to do with sewing - are you sure that is the exact name of the site?

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toogie by toogie 15d ago

Again, I apologize the correct site is aspoonfulofsugardesigns.com
I'm glad you asked as I thought I put wrong info but couldn't get on PC at the time to correct it, then later forgot. I hope you find it now - I have put a sort of tutorial in Community/Sewing of them.

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by stella1 16d ago

Very nice and so beautiful .

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toogie by toogie 16d ago

I hope I'll be able to give it to her soon, thanks.

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by jofrog2000 16d ago

So clever. I must remember this. I have designs for these somewhere.

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toogie by toogie 16d ago

I just got this font with frame through my newsletter from stitchdelight. I love them. Thanks for looking.

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by basketkase 17d ago

Gorgeous, Toogie!

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

Thanks

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by mrskiki 17d ago

Beautiful job. What fabric did you use for the pocket? In the pic that shows where the pocket is stitched on the back, is that another zipper or just a line of stitching holding the pocket in? Hugs. Nan W

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

The pocket is just a cotton fabric and it's just a line of stitching. I did stitch a back & forth stitch to reinforce it, in case something heavy is put inside.

toogie by toogie 16d ago

Nan I sent you a pm if you want a pattern.

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by airyfairy 17d ago

Such an incredibly clever idea. Did you have a pattern

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

I used the basic idea from aspoonfulofsugar.com for coat hanger cover, but I added the pocket. Thanks-Toogie

cooperal by cooperal 16d ago

Oh my goodness, that is a wonderful site for quick and easy projects! New to me...thanks for sharing. Avis

toogie by toogie 16d ago

You're welcome Avis.

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by toogie 17d ago

for pennyhal2
Photo showing where the pocket is stitched, on the back, inside.

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worthy by worthy 17d ago

Wonderful. Love the whole thing. Great job.

toogie by toogie 17d ago

Thank you worthy

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by pamelahess 17d ago

Toogie that is just beautiful!!

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

Thank you Pam

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by pennyhal2 17d ago

Glad to hear that you are feeling better! This is a great hanger cover. I like the idea of having a liner like this. Is the plastic liner actually stitched to the fabric?

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toogie by toogie edited 17d ago

The pocket is cotton not a plastic liner. It is only on the back, stitched at top of pocket to back cover and has a zipper at bottom. I added a photo for you -look above

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by sonjapotgieter 17d ago

Beautiful work done...Gorgeous!!!

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

Thanks Sonja

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by cooperal 17d ago

I've collected that font, too. I make these shoulder protectors and have never thought of adding the "safe"...great idea and thanks for sharing this with us. Blessings, Avis

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

I have made others in Community/Sewing for trip gifts. Thanks

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by elemausi 18d ago

She will love it. I collected this alpha too and will use it on towels.

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

I am sure they will look gorgeous. This is a great design.

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by kustomkuddle 18d ago

Very nicely done. The embroidery came out beautiful.

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

Thank you a great design.

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by lilylady 18d ago

Very nice, looks old fashion, which is a good thing.

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

I think it looks like an heirloom design, as that's what it reminds me of too. I think the 4x4 would look good on a little girls dress. Thanks

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by michemb 18d ago

great idea

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

Thanks

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by mops Moderator 18d ago

Your friend will love it.

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

I think so too, thanks

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by pennifold 18d ago

Trudy will treasure this as her 'treasure' hide-all! Love Chris

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

I joked and told her she may never find this herself, so I know a burglar wouldn't.. I have never seen anyone with so many clothes!

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by Sewmum1 18d ago

It's beautiful Toogie, your friend will love it

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

Thanks!

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by graceandham 18d ago

The little wreath and T are breathtaking.

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

I saved the font from my Stitch Delight newsletter . Each letter came with this wreath and in 2 sizes! She has beautiful designs.

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by sandralane 18d ago

I am sure your friend Trudy will love this Toogie, it is very pretty and you have done a wonderful job.

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

Thank you so much Sandra-I haven't seen her to give because I feel to bad for visitors . I have doctor appointment tomorrow, again.

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by lidiad 18d ago

She will love it! I do. You have done a great job, Toogie.
Hugs, Lidia

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toogie by toogie 17d ago

Thank you Lidia, it is a great design.

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by dragonflyer 18d ago

She will treasure it I am sure!

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toogie by toogie edited 17d ago

I know she will. She doesn't even sew and is amazed when I make something .

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