Safety pins

Q&A: What’s the best way to pin pants on the hanger?

In another recent post, we addressed whether or not consigning is worth your time…of course it is! But the time you put into it makes a big difference in what you get out of it. Washing, buttoning, zippering, ironing, hanging…all the “ings”. One of the things we see the most often is pants that look…

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Avoiding Consigning Pitfalls

Sometimes you have to look at the end to find out what the beginning should be. “Breakdown” occurs on the last day of the sale…it’s when we have a team of volunteers that come in, take everything that is left and sort it all back out by consignor number. It’s our hardest shift, which is…

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Hangers

The Little Thing That Could Make All of the Difference

The hanger. Really? YES! Although we allow you to use any hanger, there are some reasons why we prefer child-sized wire hangers: They’re the right size for infant and toddler clothing. Putting a 2T shirt on an adult hanger just stretches it out and the shopper will skip right by it. Clothes stay on them….

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