How to: Partial Sew In Weave Tutorial


“Hello Ladies! This is Breanna, from! And for this look, I want to show you how to achieve a side part sew in. And as a plus, I am also going to teach you how to achieve this Girl Next Door, beautiful, curly look.”

“Make sure you braid your braids down for your braid pattern base. And for all of my braids, I have all of them going away from my part. Every two braids joined to form one, and I only have leave outs at the front sides of my hairline and at my part. This braid that you see here is where the leave out will be on this side of my head. And on the other side, I am pointing to show you where the rest of the hair will be left out. I only have hair left out at the front and at my part. And, as you can see, this is how your braids should look. Now, this is how my braid looks at the very back. Because, this is going to effectively help sew down your hair extensions at the nape of your neck.”

“As you can see, all of my braids have been stitched down, and I will demonstrate on the last braid how to do so. So, you want to follow it up in between the two braids. You want to put the needle through both cornrow braids and around you folded braid, wrap the thread around the needle twice and pull through to create a knot. This is the stitching technique that you will be using throughout the entire process. Now, as a plus I want you to make sure that you thread a bunch of needles and threads and that’s because you are going to continue to use it throughout the process. I don’t want you to have to stop and load one needle at a time, that’s going to slow you down! So, prepare from anywhere about 10-15 needles while you are doing this entire installation process.”

Here comes the Weaving Thread which is used to sew in your braids and hair extensions. It is very strong 

“Now you are just going to cut off the needle, and now we have just finished stitching down our braid pattern base!”

“Now it’s time to sew down the weaving net! Your weaving net is crucial in giving you add strength to your hair. This is going to prevent you from having weak spots in your hair when you are stitching down your hair with the hair extensions. This is also great for those who have very fragile or thin hair to begin with. So, what we are going to do is we are going to stitch around in this pattern that we see here. You first want to stitch around where your leave outs will be. You are going to insert the needle at the very beginning of that braid. And you are going to do the same looping and stitching technique when your stitching down the weaving net to your braids.”

“And you guessed it! You are also going to stitch down your hair extensions with the same technique. Now when you are stitching through your braid, you only want to stitch at the top of your cornrow braids. Don’t stitch too far down because you want to stitch to that braid as close as possible. So that when you are sewing your last extension, it is close to your leave out as much as you can.”

*Demonstrates how to stitch down weave net*

“So far, this is how it should look, until your done stitching all the way around. And as you can see here, this is how it should look. Now it’s time to stitch along the sides. That’s why you have to make sure that, in order to make your extensions very flat, you have a braid that’s going around the sides of your head as well as around the NAPE of the neck, so that way you don’t have much lift from the sides or the back of your head. So, when you’re stitching, make sure you are not stitching too close but not too far apart and also you want to make sure you stretch the net and put the needle underneath the net as you are stitching.”

“Now, this is how one side looks after I stitched it down and this is how this side looks, that you just saw. Now it’s time to stitch the very back. And, I want to make sure to show you how you do this part because even though it seems like you are doing the exactly same thing as the front, it’s actually a little bit different. Every time you are getting ready to make a stitch, you want to stretch your weaving net first and then you want to put the needle through the net and around the braid. So, you are still doing the same stitching technique, but you are making sure you are gathering the net and stretching and pulling it together so that this way it contours at the back of your head. If you don’t do this stretching technique before you begin stitching, it’s going to make it look like your net is lifted in the back, and you don’t want that. So, continue to pull, stretch and then stitch in to finishing sewing down your weaving net.”

“Now that we have finished sewing the weaving net and trimmed off the rest, this is how beautiful the foundation looks. It is very neat and tight so that our extensions will be stitched down flawlessly. And, after stitching down one bundle, this is how it looks. So, because we have a side part, you want your bundles to start to slant in that direction so that there’s an even distribution. Now, this is how flat it looks because we have that braid going around the back of our head. And I am just going to show you how far apart your hair should be sewn.”

“And now, this is the second bundle that I have stitched down, and I am going to spin around just to show you how full it looks. But we are going to add another bundle on top of this! So, as you can see here, I stopped for a moment because I am going to show you how to do the fold over method. This method is extremely useful in giving you so much life out of your hair extensions. The reason why I say that is because this is going to allow you to continue to reuse your hair for as much as you can. The hair extensions roughly last two years, so with proper care, it’s going to last a lot longer of course. And, if you don’t cut the hair extensions, it’s going to give you longevity for when you want to use the hair extensions again.”

“So, when doing the fold over method, just fold it over in opposite directions. Just as you see here, and you continue to stitch with the same stitching technique that you have learned here throughout the entire process.”

“We are all sewn down ladies! And, in my head, I have installed three bundles and one quarter bundle of 22 inches of the Mrsrutters Luxury virgin hair extensions! If your hair is darker than mine, then feel free to color your bundles. Now we are going to go ahead and straighten out our hair, so we can have that seamless blend. And, always use a heat protectant for the health for your hair, to prevent thinning and also to prevent damage. So, with just a little bit, you are going to put some on your hair and you are going to comb through the section. I like to then go ahead behind the wide tooth comb with a small tooth comb, so I can further detangle my hair.”

“Because I have thick but fine hair, what works on me is pulling the ends while straightening it. Instead of doing the comb-chase method. Now check this out, with just one pass of the flat iron, you can see how seamless my hair blends with the Mrsrutters hair extensions. Now that we are done straightening our weave out, it is time to further define the side part, right before we begin adding styling products.”

“Also, I suggest you use a finer tooth comb to further comb out your hairs so that its very flat and smooth before you add any products to your hair.”

“Now ladies, look at how seamless this blend looks! Your eyes are not deceiving you, trust me. This hair blends so well with African American hair! Now it’s time for some edge control, because it’s time for the side parts to come to life! So, what you want to do is grab a little bit of your edge control, and I like to put it on the back of my fingers, so I can direct it exactly where I want it to be. And, what I want you to do is lightly apply it to the edges of your hairline first. Now you are going to use the comb to further smooth and blend the product into your hair. You can get as create as you want to with this part. You can add some swirls or some swoops. You know, something, like the ocean waves that I got going on here. You can do whatever you want to bring such a creative look to your hair while wearing a side part sew in.”

“Now we are going to start doing the other side and one thing I wanted to mention is that using a small tooth comb is completely optional. A lot of you ladies like to use a toothbrush and I occasionally like to use a toothbrush as well, just for doing my edges, not for my teeth! But you can use an actual bristle brush or a toothbrush if you prefer. And, sometimes, I like to use a comb or a brush, it really depends, but for this look, I really like the way comb is making my edges look.”

“Now, one extra tip that really ties in the look and makes it very sleek is actually putting edge control on your part. This is going to make the front of your hairline match the way your part actually looks. And, you want to make sure you fully smooth this product into your hair. So, you use the back of the comb, your hands and the teeth of the comb to smooth it in.”

Here comes the nylon weaving thread which is used to sew in

“Ladies, as you can see, the hair is SO gorgeous! And, edge control really tied in the look. So, now really quickly, I am just going to show you how to put curls into your hair. And you can use any styling tool you like, I happen to be using a tapered curling wand. Now, when wrapping your hair around a wand, make sure you do it very flatly around these curls. Now hold it with a duck bill clip just so it cools, and then when you are done, remove all your clips and then gently finger detangle all your curls!”

“Now you want to grab a large section of your curls and you are going to start kind of rubbing them together and start smoothing them out, so it can form one big coil. And you are going to do this throughout multiple sections over your entire head and then spray it with hairspray!”

“So, as you can see ladies, it was so effortless achieving the Girl Next Door, curly and beautiful hairstyle! And Voilaaa ladies, our beautiful sew in style is complete!”

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