Dorene Vandermeer
Craftsy Instructor

Portland, OR

Dorene Vandermeer became a bridal milliner out of necessity; in 1989, when she couldn't find the right veil for her own wedding, she sat down and made it herself. Friends and family asked her to create custom designs, and in 2004, Unveiled Bridal Designs was born. Dorene's signature designs have appeared in the pages of magazines, on blogs including The Sassy Bride and 100 Layer Cake and, most importantly, on brides around the world. Dorene ... Read Full Bio »

Dorene's Craftsy Classes


Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride

Join instructor Dorene Vandermeer and learn about the styles that have made her Unveiled Bridal Designs a hot commodity across North America and Europe. You'll learn three techniques: an on-trend fascinator decorated with flowers, feathers or buttons, the dramatic "Birdcage" veil of French netting and crystals, and traditional illusion veils in elbow, fingertip and cathedral length. Choose the look that fits your bride's 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!


$9.99 $19.99

Dorene's Projects

Vintage inspired veil
Gardenia fascinator
Flower fascinator with feathers
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Dorene's Blog