(Closed) Veil

posted 8 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
153 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I glued ribbon to the comb and sewed the veil to the ribbon.

Post # 4
466 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I cheated a bit and glued the comb with three dots of hot glue, then sewed the entire thing with clear thread.  I couldn’t get it centered right with just sewing, which is why I used the hot glue.  I covered the top of the comb with a piece of ivory ribbon, so you can’t see any stiches or glue.

Post # 5
190 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I didn’t DIY my veil, but the comb is sewn on with clear monofilament thread (like fishing pole string). You can find it at fabric stores.



Post # 6
2007 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I just used white thread to do sort of a whip stitch around the top of the comb.  It was super easy. 

Post # 7
8353 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

I wrapped my comb with ribbon, and then pinned it where I wanted it, then I handstitched it with very tiny stitches. Be careful if you use glue. You don’t want it to go somewhere you don’t want it too. Also, if you use glue, if it gets humid or hot where you are storing your veil, the glue could melt and separate the comb from the veil.

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