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CRAFTY BRIDE: Make your own Wedding Veil
by Christine of www.paperandcloth.co.uk
You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to
2. Use a plate to make a . Once you’ve got to the
make your own wedding veil. Give it a
rounded corner. Place it on desired width, tie off the
try!
the corner of the fabric (the thread to secure it.
corner opposite to the fold). You can now attach to the
You will need:
Mark and cut. Unfold the veil. I have to confess, I
• veiling material
fabric. wasn’t very tidy about
• a hair comb
this part as the white thread
• white thread & needle
. At this stage if you want to doesn’t show. I just kept
• seed pearls
have a finished edge you stitching and wrapping
• glue suitable for attaching
could add a ribbon or hem around the thread between
pearls to fabric (I used Gem-Tac)
it. I left mine raw. the teeth of the comb until
it was completely secure.
These instructions are for a simple,
. Thread up your needle and Make sure you attach the
easy to make single-layer veil.
start sewing long stitches veil to the right side of
along the top edge of the the comb, hold it up to your
. Take the veil material and
veil so you can gather it up. hair if you want to double
fold in half. Cut to the
check. The veil should sit on
desired length. I held the
5. When you get to the end, the outside of the comb
fabric up against my head to
gently pull the thread to and cover the top of it.
decide where I wanted it to
gather the fabric evenly.
fall to.
You’ll need to gather it so . Try on the veil and decide
it’s the same width as your what you want to do
hair comb. next. I decided I wanted
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