How to sew in with lace closure?

01 Closure Sew In

If you are a hair extension lover, you surely know how great a lace closure in transforming one’s look. The most common method of installing a lace closure is sew-in, but many users find it hard to do. So today, we bring you a detailed tutorial on closure sew in to help you get an awesome look easier.

What you need to prepare

Lace closure 4×4

2-3 hair bundles

U-curved needle and thread

Wig head or wig mannequin


Hair clip or hair tie

How to sew in 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.

02 Closure Sew In

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.

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.

Read also: How to prevent your weave hair from shedding?

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

03 Closure Sew In

How long a closure sew in 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.

Some tips for a stunning look with lace closure sew in

  • 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.
  • 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 a night maintenance, wrap your hair into a scarf or make braids and use silk pillow to prevent tangling.

It’s not too difficult to make a sew-in with closure. Hence, don’t hesitate to give it a try and you will surely satisfy with the work. Thank you for reading.


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