CosStitch: Wig Tutorial: Wefts
Anyway, wig tutorial about wefts. Properly, not really a tutorial but just a very brief, brief technique on creating wefts, simply so that you guys can get a rough thought on the best way to create wefts in the primary place.
So what are wefts in the primary place, you could ask.
Properly wefts are.
. principally wig hair you could add to your wig for quantity, model, length and colour/ highlights.
So wefts can be purchased online however it’ll be difficult to match the wefts to your wig colour until you’re shopping for from outlets with fixed shades.
There’s a few strategies you can use to create wefts, for example, reducing a wig and utilizing no matter you minimize as much as create wefts, gluing wig strands together to create wefts or cutting up all the wig to get the wefts.
Here’s the sewing method that I take advantage of probably the most when creating wefts from wigs. Bear with me, photos are from google pictures.
– A relatively lengthy, thick wig
– Sewing setting spray hair Machine
– Thread in the colour of the wig
– Netting fabric (get those with the smallest holes as attainable)
Lower the wig. Principally you lower your wig to the size you want however keep no matter you just minimize off. We’ll be utilizing these for the wefts.
Should you just want somewhat for sideburns or things like that, reduce from the underside few layers if you don’t need to create a layered effect. Else, just cut from the highest.
2) So now you have wig strands and i guess they’re messy and annoying. Tie them up for now.
Grab your netting and minimize it up to about so long as you need (Notice: This is speaking about the size). Ensure that your width is at the very least 3 inches large.
3) This could get a bit messy. Get prepared your sewing machine and turn off all fans and keep away from wind!
Seize your wig strands and unfold them out on the underside half of the netting that you have minimize. Be certain that it’s spread evenly and that the strands are roughly of equal length. To save lots of yourself a significant headache, also make sure that the wig strands usually are not tangled when you’re doing this.
4) Fold the top a part of the netting over. Using the smallest/ closest stitching in your machine, sew two or three lines throughout the part you folded down.
Aaaaaaaaand you mainly got yourself a weft!
Now you can use this weft to add into your wig and so forth. Handsew the weft directly into your wig. This would be coated in another tutorial solely.
Have enjoyable! It is a irritating process however it is going to repay, trust me!
Excuse the messy photos, feel free to comment when you’ve got questions. This tutorial was finished during school hours on a laptop computer with no mouse.