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A very serviceable hanger can be easily made of two clothespins of the clip type and about 2 ft. of large wire.
Ill: Clothesline Clips Joined Together with a Wire and Used as a Trousers Hanger
The wire should be bent into the shape shown at A with a loop about 1 in. in diameter as a hanger. The ends of the wire are slipped under the hooks on the sides of the clothespins, which are fastened to the trousers as shown in B. - Contributed by Olaf Tronnes, Evanston, III.