(Closed) Silk veil? Is this possible? (Photo inside)

posted 5 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Rather than wear it as a veil, depending on the fabric and style of your dress, you could add it as a train by pleating it at the top and using hook and eyes to hang it from the waist of your dress.

Perhaps a seamstress could attach it to a headpiece,  or make a hood from it. Everything really depends on the style of your dress.

Another idea- make a sheer hood and attach the satin at the shoulders.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

What about making it a sash or shawl for your dress?

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

It looks like the lace are appliques?  Can you have a seamstress take off the appliques and use them as a trim for a regular veil?  Unfortunately, you won’t be able to use the silk fabric part that way.  I like the sash idea if you’re not deadset on using the material for a veil!

Post # 9
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

@TogetherThroughLife:  Looks like the train has lots of lace appliques that could be removed and you could place them throughout on your veil

I think this would be very pretty kinda scattered throughout the veil!

It also looks like the trim around the edge could be removed and sewn onto a veil to create something like this

 

You could use them in a sash as well sewn onto some fabric…..depending on how much you have you could even do both!

Post # 10
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

You might be able to have the trim taken off and used to trim a veil. You should talk to a seamstress about options for the sash. You could also use it to wrap your bouquet

Post # 11
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Helper bee

Yes, a good seamstress can take the appliques off with no problem. I have a veil shop on etsy and I’ve made several veils from lace from old wedding dresses, old veils and I’ve even made a veil with grandmother’s prized lace tablecloth.

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Helper bee

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