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with Dorene Vandermeer
Online Class

Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride

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A veil is the crowning touch to a wedding gown ... a dramatic statement of your personal style ... and the accessory that, more than anything else, turns a woman in a white dress into a bride. In Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride, Portland, Ore., milliner Dorene Vandermeer shares the techniques and styles that have made her Unveiled Bridal Designs a hot commodity across North America and Europe.gDorene will teach you three techniques to create one-of-a-kind bridal headpieces. You'll get step-by-step instructions for an on-trend fascinator decorated with flowers, feathers or buttons; the Birdcage, a dramatic swoop of French netting and crystals; and floaty illusion veils in elbow, fingertip and cathedral length. Choose the look that fits your dress and style and add the touches to make it 100 percent your own. A handmade bridal headpiece is the perfect finishing touch to your own wedding outfit, or a cherished gift for a young woman in your life. Create an instant heirloom with Dorene Vandermeer and Vintage-Inspired Veils! What You'll Learn in Vintage-Inspired Veils: * How to create a dramatic fascinator that stays put while you dance all night * Adding French netting for the dramatic "Birdcage" look * Three edging methods for illusion veils, using a sewing machine or serger * Step-by-step details of how to wear every look in the class * Techniques to create of-the-moment bridal looks at a fraction of retail prices What You'll Make in Vintage-Inspired Veils: * Custom fascinators for weddings or any special event * Over-the-eyes or headband-style Birdcage veils, the hottest bridal look * Illusion veils fit for a princess


  • intermediate
  • 10 episodes
  • 1h48m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

Meet Dorene Vandermeer, your instructor, and discover what you'll learn over the course of this class.

2. The Fascinator

2. The Fascinator

Discover how to design a one-of-a-kind fascinator with Dorene's professional tips! You'll learn how to construct a gorgeous flower and secure it with a hidden alligator clip.

3. French Netting Veil

3. French Netting Veil

Learn how to create a chic French netting birdcage veil. Start with tips on cutting and creating a button loop before adding crystals and the fascinator you made in the previous lesson.