Advice 1: How to sew a veil

Bridal veil is one of the main accessories in the bride's image. Light, airy, it gives the appearance of a girl of modesty and at the same time a mystery. A variety of advanced models allows the bride to choose a veil for almost any wedding dress and any hairstyle. But if you want to get exclusive veil, but still for little money, try to sew it yourself.
How to sew a veil
You will need
  • You will need:
  • - tulle, organza, or tulle;
  • - scissors;
  • - threads;
  • - sewing machine or needle;
  • - a barrette or comb for attaching veils to hair;
  • - rhinestones, lace, satin ribbon, beads.
Before you start sewing the veil, you need to decide on her appearance. One of the important parameters is the length of wedding veils. The most popular choices include: wedding veil shoulder length (60cm) to cubits (75-80cm), to the fingertips (110cm) veil with a long train (2 meters). In addition, you need to decide how fluffy and thick you want to see your veil: keep in mind that if the veil will cover the face before the first kiss, it is better to abandon many folds on her to the photos was to be seen the bride's face, and not white cloud tissue. If veil should fall on the shoulders and back, she can be as curvy.
Decide in advance how you will handle edge wedding veil. You may trim it with satin binding or lace or sew the braid with rhinestones or pearls. Consider also whether to complement a veil embellishment – embroidery or small beads. The decor and finishing veil must be in harmony with the wedding dress or the bride's adornments.
When you decide the model and sketched a rough sketch, you can move on to measuring and cutting fabric. Often when creating wedding veils as the patterns use oval or rectangle with rounded edges, sometimes square.
As for the size of a veil, the length need to measure from the head to the place where the veil should end, the result is double. Width of veil depends on its intended thickness, but in any case will be at least 180cm.
Lay the fabric on a large table or on the floor. Fold it in half lengthways and then again across the line. You get a four-layer rectangle of fabric. Take the scissors and zakruglenie free corner of the fabric, before cementing the layers together and defining a cut line. When you expand a title, you will see that you get a rectangle with rounded edges.
Now you need to give the veil a form. To do this, fold the fabric across the middle or make one end of the fabric a little longer than the other to give the veil a layered look. Try on a veil by attaching it to the head if it turns out longer than you would like, cut off the excess, making a rounded edge to the cut.
The next stage is the Assembly of a veil. You need a needle and thread to gather the fabric along the fold in numerous folds. If you sew a thick veil, the fabric structure across the entire width. If you plan to make a Bridal veil not magnificent, assemble on the thread only the middle part of the fabric on the fold. As a result, you should obtain a plot of the collected tissue about 5cm in length.
Sew the veil to a hairpin or comb, by which it will be attached to the hair. As attachment you can use headband or tiara. Now you can try the product and start decorating wedding veils and developing the bottom edge.
Sew the trim to the bottom edge wedding veils and decorative items both manually and with a sewing machine. To do this, use a thin thread and try to do the work carefully and thoroughly.
Your veil is ready. Maybe now it's not just a wedding accessory and a future family heirloom that you can pass on someday to your daughter or daughter-in-law.

Advice 2: How to sew tulle

Of tulle is not only the veil, but yet Halloween costumes, capes, dresses, and skirts! Long and short, light and dark, to children and adults in General – for every taste. To make this skirt quite easily, special skills in cutting and sewing is not required, you will need only the tulle and sewing machine.
How to sew tulle
Remove all the necessary measurements, calculate the amount of fabric that you need for sewing skirts. Tulle for the top of the skirt should not be too hard, but from very soft ("mesh") will be difficult to make a pattern. Be sure to make cutting fabric for future skirts. Despite the simplicity of execution skirts made from tulle, this fabric is also in need of advance pattern (very trendy now styles type "sun").
Take a piece of tulle and cut it into three strips of fabric measuring about 3 meters each. The width of the pieces make, at its discretion, depending on the chosen model. Make the yoke, the length of which is calculated on the basis of waist size increased by 7 cm then sew large strips of fabric to the yoke, parallel to stitching them into assemblies. Therefore, your skirt will be composed of 4-5 layers of tulle, which are located around the circumference of the product. Shivaite the details of the skirt using the sewing machine a thin seam.
On the upper edge of yoke sew a wide elastic band. In order to give the yoke more decorative, as well as better to disguise the elastic band, use a special belt made of satin ribbon, and thread the elastic. The ends of the ribbon tied with a bow at the waist, will not leave indifferent neither a girl nor a grown woman.
To assemble the skirt hem in a beautiful flounces, treat hem finished with bias binding. Another way that allows you to achieve even greater pomp and decoration – sew along the edge of the skirt a thin line, but not straight stitches, passing the thread of twine in the folds of the fabric.
To make the skirt from tulle real evening dress, you can optionally decorate it with adhesive sequins shaded Patino ordinary sponge. In addition to the sequin you can use other decorative elements – beads, decorative ribbons, fabrics different textures and colors.
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