11 DIY Clothesline Ideas for Inside and Outside

Clothesline in yard with garments hanging from clothespins

The Spruce / Jacob Fox

A clothesline can be a great alternative to a dryer. You'll save energy and have that fresh smell that you can't get anywhere else. These DIY clothesline ideas will give you all kinds of inspiration for putting up your own clothesline.

Whether you're setting up a DIY clothesline outside or in, these ideas will give you tips on where and how to successfully hang one. Some of these ideas include free plans to help you build your own clothesline and others are more for inspiration.