The ultimate guide for sewing in with a lace closure

01 Sew In With Closure

Lace closure can be applied in several methods like using glue or tape, but the most common way is sew-in method. Although it may be a little hard to do for the first time, sew in with closure ensures the most natural look and secures tightly on your head. So now, let check the step by step tutorial on how to full sew in with closure to master the path for a stunning look.

What you need

A lace closure 4×4

2-3 hair bundles, depending on the length and texture you want

U-curved needle and thread

Wig head or wig mannequin


Some hair clips or hair ties

02 Sew In With Closure

How to make a full sew in weave with closure?

Step 1: Prep your hair

The first thing you need to do is washing your hair since you are going to wear the wefts and lace closure for some time; hence, it’s better to make your hair clean before you proceed with the installation. And remember to condition your hair to add moisture and let it dry completely.

Step 2: Make cornrows

You can part your hair and make cornrows with your favorite technique, but make sure you keep the braids small to make the foundation flat, which secures a natural look. You should also have cornrow braids all along your hairline, especially at the front.

Step 3: Sew in with closure

You need to start the installation of the lace closure on your head by positioning it on your part, keeping the straight edge align with your front hairline. You can overlap the front hairline for less than 1cm.

Pull one side of the lace closure to the cornrow along your hairline and use the U-curved needle to attach them together. Then, do the same with the other side of the lace closure. After that, start sewing the front of the closure from the left side and make a round back to the side edge. Repeat the step for the right side.

03 Sew In With Closure

Many people make use of elastic bands to attach the lace closure to the cornrows. In this way, you will need to sew the elastic bands to both front sides of the lace closure and then sew the elastic bands to the cornrows.

After you finish attaching the front and edges, it’s time to sew along the lace closure towards the back. And now, you can gently twist the lace closure into a loose bun and secure with a clip or hair tie to keep the hair away for the next step.

Step 4: Sew in the wefts

Use the needle and sew the wefts into the cornrows. You need to make the first track at the bottom of your head then work your way up until you reach the lace closure. When you reach the lace closure, sew the final weft over the lace closure’s edge. And keep the wefts stay in place, remember to make a tight knot with the first stitch.

Finally, untie your lace closure and restyle it. You now have a new marvelous hairstyle with your lace closure.

Read more: Should I install sew in with leave out middle part to my hair?

How long a full sew in with closure last?

A closure weave sew in can lasts up to 8 weeks, depending on how fast your bio hair grows. Yet, it’s better to replace the style earlier so that the sew-in will not become loose and you can protect your hair and scalp.

04 Sew In With Closure

Some tips for a stunning look with sew in with closure

  • If you want to master the most beautiful look with your closure sew in, it’s better to purchase the lace closure and wefts from human hair.
  • Washing weave before install will be a good way to make the hair look more luscious 
  • If you have a new lace closure and hair bundles, before you start your installation, you should wash your lace closure and wefts first in order to make them clean and have a healthy state for wearing.
  • Be careful while sewing so as not to prick your scalp
  • For night maintenance, wrap your hair into a scarf or make braids and use a silk pillow to prevent tangling.

Now that you know how to sew in with closure and how to take care of it. If you have any other tips, let share them with us in the comment section below. Thank you for reading.


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