How to make a full lace wig with lace closure?
Wig is one of the must-have item of all girls but sometimes wig is not economical for everyone. For that reason, today we introduce a beginner-friendly technique that can help you make a full lace wig with lace closure, that help you to save a lot of money. Are you ready? Let’s go!
Step 1: Preparation
In order to make a full lace wig with lace closure, you need these things:
Nylon thread is highly recommend because it is more durable than cotton and quite cheap enough for all of us. Moreover, the nylon thread which is silky is quite easy for using with needle.
You need a lot of pins available to make the process easier. Sometimes you need pins to twist up or hold the hair part or to see the hair trend colour. It is advisable for you to prepare some types of pins from small to large depending on your hair amount.
- Curved needle
A curved needle is indispensable. Choosing inox curved needle is better as it is longevity and rust-resistance so you can reuse it for next time.
- Styrofoam mannequin and weaving cap
Don’t forget these 2 things! These things should be measured carefully to be in the same size with your head because you will make the wig based on these things. Make sure that the weaving cap should be in the good quality which is friendly to scalp. If it is too thick, sweat couldn’t vaporize, if it too thin, your wig can be easy to tear. The dome cap is most suitable to make a wig.
- Lace closure and some hair wefts
Of course! Making sure that you choose the right type of lace closure and hair wefts, someone prefer ombre effect must be consider the blonde colour is in harmony. One more important thing is that the wholesale hair extension will be your great choice to make a wig!
Step 2: Sewing the lace closure to weaving cap
Let’s start with taking out the lace closure and apply to the crown area on the weaving cap. From our experience, applying the lace closure is the most important step because if the lace closure cannot lay flat, the wig cannot achieve the natural look (when you wear on head, the wig is easy to detect). Continuing with placing the closure on the dome cap, you should measure the face and use the T pins from 3 to 4 to hold the closure on the mannequin’s face.
After placing the lace closure to weaving cap, you need to taking out one elastic band and twist up the hair from lace closure at the top and then you start threading the lace closure to the weaving cap. You should start the threading process with a knot to make sure your threading line is firm. Holding the lace by your left hand and threading in the loop technique by your right hand, and trying to thread the lace closure as closely as possible to the dome cap. You should begin from one side of U shape and then continue along the border of lace closure to the other side. Don’t forget to make another knot to end the threading line. One important tip for you is when you are threading to the bottom of U shape lace closure, you need to make 2 loops for each stitch to make sure that the crown area on the wig cannot loose at all.
Checking again the threading line to make sure that all the stitch are secure.
Step 3: Sewing the other wefts
Moving on to the next step of sewing the other hair wefts. From our experience, you should start with the longest bundle at the bottom to gain the natural look, if you want the ombre effect, you should start with the darkest bundle.
Placing the first weft on the bottom from ear to ear and using 2 T pins to hold the 2 ends of the weft. Then we use the similar technique to thread the weft to the dome cap. Remember to loop twice at the beginning and the end and loop 1 time for each stitch and hold the excess thread by the left hand and stitching by your right hand.
Notice: you shouldn’t thread through the cap except the beginning and the last stitch, just let your needle run between 2 layers of the cap (that’s why your cap need to be thick enough).
Next, moving on to the new row, some people prefer cut in into smaller pieces but in fact, it is unnecessary, you can thread all the weft with 1 threading line. Because the first weft at the bottom, it should be the narrowest weft and the next weft is wider to fit with the head size. You can imagine that you are threading the latitude of the Earth on the mannequin’s head! Using the same threading technique to sew the weft. Sometimes you don’t have the long enough weft to fit the width of the head, you have to join 2 or 3 weft together on the same threading line. In this situation, you should do double-loop stitch at the joint of 2 wefts and then continue your threading line.
Step 4: Sewing the last weft
The last weft you add on the wig is the final weft you use to connect the lace closure, which means you need to sew the final weft to the dome cap and also the lace closure with 1 threading line. You can use the pin the hold the weft temporarily also. Using the same technique to sewing the last weft.
After sewing all the hair extension on the weaving cap you should check all the stitch again to make sure your wig is secure.
Step 5: Final step: Cut the weaving cap!
The very final step to make a wig is to cut the frontal hair area of the cap to fit with your head size because you don’t want a tight cap that pinches your front head. This step is dependent on your head size but be careful, otherwise, you might cut into the stitch!
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Alright, these are 5 steps to make a full lace wig from lace closure! If you don’t have time to do so, just buy a high class wig from Whatsapp +84936164010 or fanpage OSCAR HAIR!