You can choose to buy a birdcage veil from a bridal store nearby, or you can make a DIY birdcage veil that will suit your taste. While researching, I found some amazing projects that you would definitely love.
Making a DIY birdcage veil is easy, you only need a few tools and materials for the making process. There are over 20 ideas to choose from, take your pick!
1. DIY Birdcage Bridal Veils
Using a 9-inch french netting, fold in half so you measure 5 inches at the rough edges and cut along the end diagonally. Sew through little woven squares up and round the top veil back to diagonal on the left. On the comb, use a matching tulle and twist round the comb all the way to the end and tie. Arrange the gathers of netting and sew edges of the veil to the comb. You can then place the organza flower over the comb.
2. DIY Birdcage Veil
Measure your head circumference. From whatever you get add four inches more. Cut Russian tulle to size. Using a hand needle, thread all the way around the edges of the tulle leaving the bottom part untouched. Ensure the width matches the hair comb and then sew to the comb. Place your veil on your head covering one eye with a net then place your Cameron flower fascinator.
3. Simple Birdcage Veil DIY
On your hair comb, wrap a strip of tulle in between each tooth till the end. Using a larger piece of tulle, cut to size, thread needle across left to right of the top of tulle and pull together to form gathers. Set the gathered tulle and sew it onto the comb. Use a glue gun to attach the piece of lace to beautify.
4. How To Make A Birdcage Veil
With the ribbon wrapped on the Alice band, form a gathers with your tulle and sew 6o the headband. Trace rhinestone applique on scrap fabric and apply glue to the fabric. Sandwiching the band, place rhinestone on tulle and fabric underneath the band. Leave to dry and finally stitch tulle to the base of the headband.
5. Birdcage Veil DIY
Using an extra-wide ivory French net, determine the size of the veil and trim accordingly. Fold in half and make a diagonal cut. Place a small flat-backed rhinestone with glue at the back to the point where the net joins. Place several to give the veil a little sparkle. Sew around the veil leaving the bottom. Then sew the veil to comb. Embellish with your taste.
6. DIY Wedding Birdcage Veil
This is an eighteen-inch full-face veil. Start by wrapping a piece of tulle around the base of a metal stylish comb and sew down the ends to secure. Secure knot on the veil then begins gathering the edges. When you’re done, even out the gathers. Finally, attach veil netting to the hair comb.
7. How To Make A Cheap Birdcage Veil
This should be the easiest way. After wrapping the ribbon between the comb tooth, form gathers with the veil and sew to the back of the comb. You can glue or sew any embellishment of your choice and you’re good to go for that wedding!
8. Making A Birdcage Veil
Use a veil material with fairly wife mesh and a metal comb. Wrap a strip of lace around the comb tooth to the end. With a series of stitches, hold the top edges of the net to form gathers and then sew up the veil to the comb. You can place a bow at top of the comb or glue petals or attach a fascinator base. Whichever way works.
9. DIY Bird Cage
Hold the edges of the net in your hand and begin to fold like an accordion. Having done that, sew the fold together. Do the same at the other end of netting. Glue one end to a small hair comb and use a pin to keep it in place till it dries.The same goes for the other end. In another stylish way, measure the length of your headband and cut out the length on a ribbon. On that ribbon, glue a faux jewel of the same length along with the ribbon. Also, apply glue underneath the ribbon then glue to the headband. You can use both birdcages together.
10. DIY Birdcage Veil For Brides
Using tulle or fishnet, get the corner part and fold to form a fan. Tie the fold with a thread and cut out the excesses. Sew edges at the corner inside, then attach brooch or any accessory and sew to tulle. You can add small crystals also. At the back, place a white or black felt cloth with a hairpin on it and sew it using a big clip.
11. Do It Yourself Birdcage Veil
Start by creating flower shapes from pieces or buy them. Fold flowers in half 3 more times and stitch the base. Fold net at one end together and sew. Get ribbon under and on top of the net and sew together. Place fabric inside an alligator clip then place the gathered veil on one side and sew tightly. Sew flowers to the other side of the clip or sew metal comb to ribbon and that’s it.
12. DIY Wedding Veil
Cut out tulle to appropriate size and shape accordingly. Gather the edges and hold. Thread through and tie the knot. Prep comb by wrapping ribbon the comb. Sew veil to ribbon and tie a knot at the end. Attach hot glue to one inch stiffened felt then place on the ribbon area of the comb. Then glue or jewel or accessory into place how you want it.
13. DIY Dior Veil
After measuring the length of your veil, cut out and then fold the gauze into half and cut into a semicircle shape. Now take two pointed ends and make a knot twice. Cut off the excesses. Moving on, see the ball of the knot together then use bobby pins to wear.
14. Birdcage Veil Tutorial
Measure out your head circumference and then add four more inches to whatever you get. Cut out that size on your French or Russian netting. Start on the first square of your veil and put your needle through securing the first with a knot. Then move on to the next square all the way around the veil to form gathers. Even out the gathers. Prep your three-inch comb with tulle and then sew to the veil.
15. DIY Birdcage Veil
Cut veil netting to desired length & stylish shape. Thread the needle through each fabric diamond all the way to the end and pull the thread to let it gather. Secure end by tying a knot. Prep comb by lacing up or using ribbon. See the bunched end of the veil to the ribbon edge of the comb and you’re done.
16. BIG Birdcage Veil DIY
Using Russian netting, cut to size. Sew angled line across the net to form a dart & then trim. Cut four pieces of netting rectangle & four tulle rectangle, placed in an X shape. Sew pearls to the center of the flower and 0pace on the center of your X then apply glue. Then bobby pins the veil to your head.
17. DIY Birdcage Veil
Choose your desired dimension and cut out then netting. Form, gather and tie around and sew each end onto a comb. Attach a silk flower to either end of the veil and you’re done! If you’re making a traditional birdcage veil, cut a large rectangle piece of Russian netting and play up the shape before sewing it onto a comb.
18. DIY Birdcage Veil With Flower And Lace
Use a hat net or Russian veiling to do this. Cut out a piece of crinoline, bring both ends to the centre and sew. Gather width and knot each gather to place ensuring that one end is narrower than the other. Stitch both metal comb to each end. Cut out your net then gather to the bottom edge of the crinoline and stitch into place. Cut out the lace pattern and arrange it on the headpiece then hand sew lace in place. Arrange flowers and leaves, sew in place also. Attach beads as well and your beautiful piece is ready for use.
19. Birdcage Veil DIY
With the size of the tulle cut out, begin to see and gather the tulle as you sew. Prep comb with ribbon and attach a veil to the comb. Add flower fascinator. Cut out the circle firm felt, put feathers behind fabric flowers, glue felt behind the flower, and attach brooch.
20. DIY Wedding Veil
Wrap tulle fabric around the comb and place it on your head. Cover the cut veil over your face that it drops properly at the back also. Then pin the veil to the comb. In another way, use a lace trim to trim the edges of the net by sewing it down. Sew a comb facing inwards and then attach it to your head.
21. DIY Veil And Fascinator
Cut out your veil and gather it together with a thread. Weave pin through the gathered end of the net and same for the other side. Create a bow with ribbon then place on black felt and sew. Glue hair clip to felt. Wear the net and attach the bow to one side and you look hot!
A DIY birdcage veil isn’t hard to make as it may seem. Just a couple of do’s and you are done with the making process. We included 21 amazing DIY birdcage veils for you to choose from. All the projects can easily be made from the comfort of your home and without having to spend too much on materials.