A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Does your gift list have you stumped? Can never figure out what to make for Great Aunt Felma?  Each day through December 24, we are featuring a fabulous gift tutorial!  Check out the 2017 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide for (free!) recipes, patterns and more.
Total Members: 314,831
Currently Running With Scissors:
186 Guests and 2 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: My birdcage veil  (Read 8959 times)
Tags for this thread: birdcage_veil  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: August 08, 2008 12:47:15 PM »

I had posted about my wedding awhile ago here https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=216170.msg2324485#msg2324485
But lately, I've been seeing this type of veil being sold for up to $500!  Shocked So I felt it was my duty to share with you fellow craftsters how I made my own Wink

what you need:
9 inch white veiling
2 toupee clips
needle and thread
embellishments to cover up the clips (I used ribbon and glass beads)

toupee clip (these things are great, they will not slide out of your hair)

I used about a 20 inch length of the netting, gathered the ends, and sewed it to the clips. Then covered the clips with ribbon, and sewed beads onto the ribbon. You could also use flowers, feathers, or whatever you want. It's a pretty versatile veil, I chose to wear it symmetrically, but you can play with it, tilting it to different lengths or just covering one eye.

More pictures and details on my blog here --->   http://offthrecord.blogspot.com/2008/08/birdcage-veil-tutorial.html

Please post your own birdcage veils! I'd love to see them
« Last Edit: August 08, 2008 12:48:45 PM by off_the_record » THIS ROCKS   Logged

"I reject the basic assumptions of civilization, especially the importance of material possessions." -Chuck Palahniuk

Offline Offline

Posts: 495
Joined: 17-Jul-2007

Hi my name is Jess and I have a crafting problem.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2008 12:55:57 PM »

Thank you for helping to reassure me that my wedding won't cost a bazillion dollars... I'm so happy to be a crafter at times like this!!

Your veil looks awesome- and you look so happy! Smiley

Findings, links, tutes, fabrics, news, photos and all other sorts of crafty-type stuff! http://elementalcraft.blogspot.com/
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2008 01:08:04 PM »

500 DOLLARS? WHAT?! That's crazy; it's just a tiny piece of netting! Yours looks absolutely fantastic, and I bet it didn't even cost 1/20 of that. Man, people see the word "wedding" or "bridal" and rake in the dough.
*steps off soap box*
You're awesome for posting a tut Smiley

Elbow grease is the best polish!
"If I hold my tongue just right, and I hold my breath...it will work." - Carol Duvall


the link is calling to you! click it and enjoy. enjoy, damn you!
There's a party in my yarn stash and everyone's invited.
Offline Offline

Posts: 724
Joined: 04-Apr-2008

View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2008 02:28:06 PM »

That is so cute. It looks beautiful on you.  Grin

Some girls were just born with glitter in their veins.

Visit my blog @ somethingquitelovely.blogspot.com
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2008 05:23:18 PM »

Yeah, I hate how expensive things are when they add "wedding" to the title! This cost about $11 for all materials!

"I reject the basic assumptions of civilization, especially the importance of material possessions." -Chuck Palahniuk

Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Pipe Cleaner Mouse
December 13, 2017 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Holiday Lantern

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.