There is a large market out there right now for portable clothes lines with attached clothespins. Many people are taking them with them when they go out traveling, just in case some laundry gets wet. It will also afford you an opportunity to hand wash some items and hang them up, which could come in really handy when traveling and you realize you didn't pack enough clothing. No matter what the use, the portable clothes lines with attached clothespins really popular. Let's take a look at them in a little bit greater detail, so you can see just exactly what you're buying, and find out just how easy it would be to make your own. With three styles to choose from, one of the travel size dryers is sure to suit your needs. Here's how to make your very own portable clothes lines with attached clothespins. In most cases, you won't have to spend a penny â€“ you can simply use the items from your own home to get it done.
The first style of portable clothes lines with attached clothespins is this one. It's a popular design that many manufacturers are making these days. In fact, you can find several makes just advertising on sites like Amazon. There's no doubt you can find these items in stores as well. They only take up just a little bit of room in your suitcase when traveling. This is simply one of the many types of portable clothes lines with attached clothespins you can get. It will run you about $7. Let's look at how to make your own using what you have at home already, so you can save some money.
Making it for Free
This portable clothes line with attached clothespin is super simple to make. Simply take a look out in your garage for a bungie cord and grab some pins off the line outside. Just about any type you have out there will work. As you can see by the picture, this is nothing more than a bungie cord with some pins. Go ahead and place it all in a plastic baggie, for easy storage, so it doesn't get wrapped up in anything in your suitcase. It's a super simple portable clothes line with attached clothespins. It has become a popular travel size dryer for many people since it takes up so little space in a suitcase, and can be hung up virtually anywhere.
This one is pretty interesting. As you can see, there are hooks attached to suction cups. This means you can hand the portable clothes line with attached clothespins on any hard, smooth, non porous surface, like a tub enclosure or glass window or mirror. There are rubber bands twisted around and you can put the clothing item inside of it, to help hold it in place. This eliminates the need for pins. If you simply don't use the suction cups, you can hang this portable clothes line with attached clothespins almost anywhere you want. It will run about $7, like the last one. This one is really simple to make, too.
Making it for Free
This is simply another bungie cord portable clothes line with attached clothespins product, but it's a specific type. The single rubber band type you may have won't work for this set up. However, if you have the type that appear to have cloth over the rubber bands, you are all set. The cloth is only used to hold the rubber bands together, in place, so separate strands can be used, like the portable clothes line with attached clothes pins pictured here. When you pull off the cloth, you will notice the strands are wrapped around each other, like they are in the picture. Simply pull on the strands and you can place the shirts, socks, or underwear in the gap. If you need the suction cups, you can get them at just about any hardware store for a buck a pair. It's a super cheap alternative to buying portable clothes line with attached clothespins. Like the other one, it's a good idea to keep in a plastic bag, so it doesn't get wrapped around your shirts or other apparel items.
This style of portable clothes line with attached clothespin is substantially different than the others. As you can see by looking at it, this one is styled more like a hanger than anything else. It would clearly be an effective dryer to use when you have wet items to dry. It could be hung on any rod, perhaps in a hotel room, or on the bathroom shower rod. Unlike the other laundry dryers, this one is hard, so storage can be a little bit harder. Luckily, it sits really flat, so it's easy enough to pack this portable clothes line with attached clothespins for traveling. This style is also priced in the $7 range, but you can make this portable clothes line with attached clothespins for nothing.
Making it for Free
This portable clothes line with attached clothespins is easy and requires very little work. Best of all, you will most likely have everything you need to make it on your own, without having to purchase a thing. To start out, simply pull one of your hangers out of the closet. Make sure you use a plastic one to avoid any clothing items getting snagged on the hanger. Now, go to your junk drawer or garage and pull out the super glue or JB Weld type product. Using a plastic pin, simply glue them to the hanger. About 4 or 5 is really all you will need, since there's only so much room on a hanger. It's a super easy to build portable clothes line with attached clothespins you can have ready to go in minutes.
Best of luck to you as you round up the materials for your portable clothes line with attached clothes pins. You can make all of the styles in a matter of minutes. The style you decide to use is totally up to you.