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Kasane Teto~ Drill Curl Tutorial

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Use my new tutorial instead I put more work into it, and you can actually read it easily!
LINK TO LESS EMBARRASSING TUTORIAL HERE!


Sorry if it is hard to read, I kind of made this in a rush. Owo

The whole description:
The drills are made from 16 gage wire curled. Wrapped in a thin craft plastic, & then I added part of a weft I folded it three times, slightly wider than the plastic and then I sewed the 3 layers together, (I used wefting thread) the weft was glued on to the wire/plastic base with (Clear DAP Kwik Seal - Kitchen & Bath Adhesive and a top coating of Got2b glued gel)
 (to avoid tangly drills, comb the weft as you glue it to the wire/plastic base)
~I actually used two parts of the weft for each drill because one wasn’t long enough (they were like Miku long) but I thinned out the ends that connected so it would be seamless~
. Then they are sewn directly through the plastic to the base wig. ~the freeze spray is only for the ahoge on the top of the wig. that part I had to weft in~

It would have been frustrating to wrap/glue the hair alone but my sister helped me glue the hair on.

(edit: I just thought of a way to cover the wire after almost 2 years.. it's so simple. Just glue a bit of weft to the wire before you put the plastic on.)

Now, I kind of want to make a new Teto wig. So that I can improve the base wig and cover the wire on the drills.
but it's a pita and not cheap so I'll wait. 
(Also, I look so derp in that pic at the bottom, it kills me.)
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I was inspired mostly by this tutorial fc06.deviantart.net/fs71/f/201…

hard to find stuff: 
(You can also use 18 gauge but it bends out of shape easier www.homedepot.com/p/OOK-50-ft-…)

other stuff can be googled and ordered online mostly.
the wig I used was from Arda Wigs in the Maroon color.
arda-wigs.com/pages/wigs

(I also made a detachable Kasane Ted Drill Curl with some 18 gauge wire: s1221.photobucket.com/user/uni…)

~~~Here are a few other ways to make Drill Curls~~~
(Mami with detachable drills) envelcosplay.deviantart.com/ar…
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BiohazardousDiva's avatar
Favorited just becuz its cute
KIMMON's avatar
this is helpful......can long hair extensions work to? since the other day I saw these red colored hair extensions that reminded me of Teto's hair drills parts, I jest need to curl them. 
AerisCetraMagic's avatar
Yeah, they should work just fine~
Here's a link to the wefts I used arda-wigs.com/shop/long-wefts-… (Maroon)
Josumi-kun's avatar
This is super helpful! but I don't understand the 2nd part, cut 4 strips and glue them together... like glue 2 and 2 on each side of the wire? plz help, thanks.
AerisCetraMagic's avatar
Well it depends on what kind of drills you are making and how long you want them to be.
To get what I needed length wise, I glued 4 pieces of plastic together to make a really long piece.
The plastic is only glued to the outside of the wire.
Josumi-kun's avatar
Miku-Moon28's avatar
this tutorial can help me for my Uni cosplay in july :D
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ChonoBlack93's avatar
Thank you so much!!! I looked for it a long time :(((
GypsyOfHades's avatar
You can also use this to make Celeste from Danganronpa! Thank you for sharing this with everyone. You're a really nice person!!! ^_^<3
me-ooks's avatar
this would also work for ted so I like it!
Goldfilled-Heart's avatar
OMG Thank you for this tutorial!!! *-*
I bought a Teto wig, but I don't like the curls... ._.
and now I see this tutorial *-*
Thank you so much~ x3
InkyInkyDoo's avatar
The plastic I think would have warped the fiber, mine with a different method are doing that. I've also noticed in several other wigs with wig spirals that they are also have an issue with that. I think I may trouble shoot a wig with your method, if I end up covering the inside with your method, I'll definitely link you. Thanks for the feed back. :)
InkyInkyDoo's avatar
Question: Is there a reason why you chose to leave the inside uncovered? I'm curious if it was because of the structural integrity of the curl.
AerisCetraMagic's avatar
I had thought about covering the inside too but I already had enough trouble gluing the outside and was worried that I might mess it up if I tried I also wanted them to be as light as possible.
It might have been possible to do that if I could have found a way to start with the wire and plastic already glued together uncurled but I believe that the plastic would have warped if I had tried that way.
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Can this work for a Celestia (or whatever her name is) from Dangan Ronpa?
AerisCetraMagic's avatar
I guess it could but the wig would be quite heavy and springy. (I saw some really nice wigs for her while doing research for this wig so maybe there's a specific tutorial for her wig or you could try the tape & wire method, [ fc06.deviantart.net/fs71/f/201… ] I just don't know how strong the base for that is) The major con to my wig is that I couldn't find a way to make the drills detachable and it can't really be stored like my other wigs, so it stays on the manikin with a trash bag over it (which looks rather creepy) so I couldn't imagine how you'd be able to store a wig like that..
DyChanCos's avatar
Great tutorial!
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PsyCho4KaTz's avatar
NICE! i like it very much!
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