How To Make a Basic Wig Cap

A wig cap is an important part of making a wig. It serves as a base for the wig and helps to keep the hair in place. A good accessory can also help to protect the hair underneath from damage. Making a basic one is a simple process that can be done easily at home. In this article, we will go through the steps of making a basic accessory.

Materials Required

To make a basic wig cap, you will need the following materials:

  • A wig cap (pre-made or handmade)
  • Weaving thread
  • A weaving needle
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape

Step-by-Step Instructions

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Step1: Measure Your Head

The first step in making an accessory is to measure your head. Use a measuring tape to measure the circumference of your head. Make sure the measuring tape is snug but not too tight. Write down the measurement.

Step2: Cut the Wig Cap

Take it and cut off the excess lace at the front. Next, cut off any excess material from the back of it. The accessory should fit snugly around your head.

Step3: Sew the Elastic Band of wig cap

Take the elastic band and sew it to the back of it. Make sure the elastic band is centered and sewn tightly. The elastic band will help to keep the wig cap in place.

Step4: Sew the Weft of wig cap

Take the weaving thread and weave it through the base of the wig cap. Make sure the thread is tight and secure. Next, take the weft and sew it to the base of the accessory. Start at the back and work your way to the front. Continue sewing the weft until you reach the front of it.

Step5: Cut the Weft

Once you have sewn the weft to the base of the accessory, use scissors to cut off any excess weft. Be careful not to cut the threads that are holding the weft in place.

Step6: Repeat the Process

Repeat steps4 and5 until you have covered the entire one. Make sure to sew the weft tightly and securely. You may need to use multiple wefts to cover the entire one.

Step7: Finish the Wig Cap

Once you have covered the entire of it with wefts, you can finish the process by sewing the weft ends together. Use a weaving needle and thread to sew the wefts together. Make sure the wefts are sewn tightly and securely.

Congratulations! You have now made a basic accessory. You can now style your wig as desired by sewing hair extensions or other hairpieces onto the wig cap.

Tips and Tricks

  • Make sure to sew the wefts tight and close together. This will prevent any gaps in the wig cap and ensure that the hair stays in place.
  • Use good quality weaving thread and a weaving needle that is strong enough to hold the wefts in place.
  • If you are making it for the first time, it may be helpful to watch tutorials or take a class to learn the basics of wig making.
  • Always measure your head carefully to ensure that the wig cap fits snugly and securely.
  • Experiment with different styles and techniques to find what works best for you.


Making a basic cap accessory is a simple process that can be done easily at home. With a few basic materials and some patience, you can create a high-quality cap that will serve as a base for your wig. Remember to take your time, sew the wefts tightly and securely, and measure your head carefully to ensure a perfect fit. With practice, you can create beautiful wigs that will look and feel just like natural hair.

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