How to make the First Communion Mantilla Veil

Congratulations to my Little J, my Goddaughter Camryn, and to all those receiving their First Holy Communion this season.  I am so very proud of you.

Well, I had planned on doing a few First Communion Tutorials, but decided on the Mantilla Veil to start out my series.  I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to answer a question and get a little more technical.  Thank you Mona Mac for the question following my initial lace trim veil tutorial😉

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Below is the step by step tutorial on how to make the First Communion Mantilla Veil.  This is basically my lace trim veil for the Brides but I will go more in depth with the measurements & calculations.  You will learn how to calculate the amount of tulle and lace trim needed as well as create an alternate look, the Fingertip Length Veil. This would be a great look if the little candidate has a beautiful updo hairstyle;) Here is the video breakdown:

*{0:25) Tulle Length Measurement (=diameter)
*(1:08) Calculating Circumference, c=3.14xdiameter
*(1:27) Measuring Lace Trim Length
*(1:48) Pinning/Sewing Lace onto tulle
*(3:13) Blanket Stitch
*(5:16) Fingertip Length Veil for updo Hairstyle

Enjoy!


Please click on the link to view the following tutorials:
*How to prepare a hair comb

*Beaded First Communion Headband

*Two Tier Bridal Veil

*Drop Veil for the Bride

*Hair Adornment Playlist

Have a wonderful day!

Ann

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Please keep our children in your prayers.  Thank you!

Lord Jesus Christ, in the Sacrament of the Eucharist You left us the outstanding manifestation of your limitless love for us.

Thank you for giving our child the opportunity to experience this love in receiving the Sacrament for the first time.

May your Eucharist presence keep him/her ever free from sin, fortified in faith, pervaded by love for God and neighbor, and fruitful in virtue, that he/she may continue to receive You throughout life and attain final union with You at death.

Amen

{A prayer I found on the Totus Tuus Family blog}

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