Foundation Construction


This online course that is great for anyone who is looking move to the next level in wig making by creating bespoke wig foundations 


The course covers the fundamentals of foundation construction which are 

Introduction to foundation construction and how to utilise this course

Tools and Equipment

Lace choice 

Creating a head wrap and head mould

Wig block set up, head mould positioning and padding out the mould

Marking the mould for construction

Off the face foundation

Centre parting foundation

Side parting foundation 

Flat seam

Folded seam

Recap on what has been learnt

What is the next step

What Equipment will I need?

The main lists of tools and equipment needed for this course are

Head wrap and mould - Comb, clips, wig cap, measuring tape, cling film, sellotape, permanent marker, tissue, scissors

Foundation construction - Cradle/stand, wig block, lace, wig, knotting hook size 10 or large, wig pins, scissors, clear nylon thread, polyester thread and sewing needle

You can purchase a ready made kit from The Wig Department for foundation construction which contains lace 1/2 meter 40 denier lace and 1/2 meter Terelyne lace

I would recommend purchasing an extra meter of lace to complete the 3 foundations.