It is All About Wig Making: Glossary
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Foundation – the wig cap/base onto which hair is ventilated.
Basis materials – the fabric, which is usually a kind of internet (bobbinet/tulle), used to make the wig basis (cap/base) onto which the hair is ventilated (knotted).
Galloon – a type of fabric tape that is used to make the edge, and generally components of the middle, of a wig foundation. It gives construction to the wig. Lace or different foundation material is sewn to the galloon. N.B. you do not need to make use of galloon in a full lace wig.
Lace – a type of foundation material (see that time period) usually made with hexagonal holes. It comes in varied types (recognized by many alternative names). Variations relate to power (sturdiness) of the material, fineness (how seen it is in opposition to the pores and skin), the size of the holes, color/shades and so forth.
Needle holder – A ventilating needle needs to be inserted right into a needle holder. The needle holder supplies a handle for the wig maker to carry in order that they will use the needle. Holders can be 10 inch weave length made of plastic, brass or wooden.
Tulle – A type of wig net that often has moderately large size holes. It can be made from cotton or from man-made fibres. The cotton vesion is less exhausting sporting than the man-made fibre model. Tulle is good to be used at the back and sides of a wig, and is especially helpful in case you want to sew wefts onto a wig at the again/sides because it is tough sporting so can help the burden of numerous wefts and the holes are massive enough to easily get a sewing needle by. It is generally not suited to make use of on the crown/vertex area as the holes are too massive to cover easily.
Ventilate – to knot hair to a lace, internet, tulle or different foundation materials.
Ventilating needle – this is the needle which the wig mker uses to knot (ventilate) hair into a wig or hairpiece. There are various kinds of needles. Usually individuals use either a German or Korean needle. German needles are larger. Korean needles are smaller. There are additionally needles for ventilating into different materials such as thin-skin.