It should look like this.
Add a square of cheaper material and stitch to the front and
back of the hat to give protection for the chest and back. Add
some string to tie the sides together.
When you are getting
dressed for beekeeping,
the veil must be put on
first, and then well secured
inside thick clothing. If
you do not have a bee suit,
wear a coat over the top to
complete the outfit.
Basic Beekeeping Manual 1: How to make a simple Bee Veil (© Author Pam Gregory, who offers this as her gift to
beekeepers in developing countries)