It is All About Wig Making: Studying To Make The highest
After I spent a while simply practicing ventilation – single and double knots – on small pieces of tulle, I determined that a very good mini-mission to get me started could be to learn to make the highest of a wig. This may additionally represent valuable apply at making a topper or closure as basically such hair pieces cover a few of, or the whole of, that area.
Ventilating technical points with making the crown and the vertex, in my opinion, centre around the following:
1. Sensible circulate and placement of hair at the crown and “corners” of the rear vertex, as a way to simulate bio hair development
2. The part line being sensible
3. Establishing the proper density for the individual – not wanting it too “pouffy” or “wiggy”
4. Graduated density at the entrance hair line
5. A hair line that isn’t too ‘perfect’ or moon-shaped wanting
6. Neat, small knots
To date I’ve managed to conquer #1 and number 3. I am getting there on quantity 4, 5 and 6. Number 2 is more durable at this stage. I am still understanding how you can make the part line how I want it. I’d ideally prefer to do a drawn by half line. I don’t mind having a set part line at this stage, as I feel doing a complete drawn-through vertex can be too ambitious and quite a bit of labor.
So here’s some photos of the WIP (work-in-progress) –
I’ve actually practically completed it, so I’ll submit pictures of the ultimate piece shortly.
This work was completed on the styrofoam head as I had yet to purchase the canvas wig block. The hair piece is made using tulle with blue paper underneath to spotlight the tulle/hair and to scale back eye strain. It has double knots in the decrease back portion & single knots on the remaining. I used a mixture of a #1 and #2 needle – the #1 is perfect for doing single hair knots and the #2 is nice for picking up 2 hairs for the decrease back the place you might want more density.
The hair used was minimize from the wefts of an old processed human hair wig. The downside of utilizing this type of hair for follow and/or for making an actual wearable hair piece or wig is that it may be variable in thickness, strand colour and sturdiness. Among the strands within the hair I have been using are very thick and dark, others are incredibly superb and virtually translucent, whereas the rest are extra what I would call normal. When ventilating utilizing the very thick or nice strands, there may be quite a bit of breakage, so I have tended to bin these hairs. I would actually not use hair like this to make anything aside from a follow piece or practice wig. The hair high quality is extremely poor and it’s not price the hassle to hand tie all this hair for precise wearing! Nonetheless, I’d undoubtedly advocate utilizing hair like this to follow with at first. Later you might want to switch to a hair kind that mimics or is similar as what you’ll be using to make your first wearable wig or hair piece. For example, I want to ultimately use caucasian or European hair, so in some unspecified time in the future I’ll swap to that in order to get a feel for it. It is way finer than the hair I am at present using and I’ll, most probably, want to use a really small/superb needle. I may also experiment with Indian remy hair as that is another hair kind that I’d like to make use of.