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Recent Jeans Alterations reviews

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Jeans alteration


Really great, two jeans altered for a very good price and fits perfectly!

Jeans alteration (shortening)


Zeena is incredible! I gave her three denim skirts and two pairs of denim jeans to take in at the waist and she completed the task within 24 hours. I’m so happy with the result! Great communication and high quality work. Thank you Zeena!

Jeans alterations


Excellent work. Easy to deal with Amy. Highly recommended.

Jeans alterations


Di is a lovely person to work with and has done a lovely job with taking in the waist on my jeans. Will definitely come to her for work in the future. Thanks!

Jeans Alteration


Excellent work, on time efficient, highly highly recommended. THANK YOU

Jeans Alteration


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Why book a jeans alteration service through Airtasker?

Whether your newly-bought jeans are too long or you're no longer happy with how your old pair fits, jeans tailors on Airtasker can help! They can shorten, taper, and do pretty much any alteration service you need. In no time, you'll get perfectly-fitted jeans that comfortably suit your height and body type.

Jeans alteration is a practical way to maximise your off-the-rack pieces fully. Even the oldest or cheapest jeans look significantly better in photos if fitted with ease and comfort. However, not everyone has the skills and tools to get the job done right. Luckily, you can find the nearest tailor to lend a hand with just one post on our platform.

You don't necessarily have to overspend for an alteration service. The best thing about Airtasker is that you can set your ideal rate, and from there, you'll receive offers from Taskers who can meet your needs and budget. You can also utilise our transparent system to see their work history, so you get peace of mind knowing you're hiring the right person for the job!

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Top Jeans Alterations related questions

Most jeans tailors can bring their sewing kits with them for the service. They'll likely use a tape measure, a sewing machine, thread, and sharp scissors. For jeans with thicker fabric, they'll also need a set of jeans needles. As for finishing supplies like extra rivets, buttons, and zippers, your Tasker can pick them up for you at the nearest fabric store upon request. Just make sure to coordinate with them beforehand so they can prepare everything.

Altering jeans is a quick and easy process, as long as your Tasker has all the tools and supplies ready. Changing zippers and buttons, or altering the hemline, for example, can only take less than an hour. Any alteration tasks that require cutting fabric and fixing other sections of your jeans can take longer but usually completed within the day.

Technically it is feasible, but the approach is much more complicated as there's more room for error when letting the seam in than letting them out. If it has enough seam allowance, then growing your jeans by 1/2 a size is usually possible. Anything greater than that has no guarantee. To be sure, it's best to confirm with your Tasker whether or not they can stretch out the size of your jeans.

Yes! Ripped jeans can look very stylish on purpose, but not if the rips are accidental. Jeans tailors near you can also work on repairs so you can use your old classic jeans again without the fuss. For straight cuts or tears, they can hand-stitch the fabric together. As for larger holes, they'll need to sew a patch underneath the jeans.

Yes! If you're pregnant and you want to keep wearing your favourite pants, hiring a jeans tailor will be your lifesaver. They can temporarily add stretch panels to their waistband section so that you can wear them as comfortably as possible, right through the final days of your pregnancy. After your journey, they can also help alter them back to their original shape so you can continue wearing them for as long as you want.

Yes! Our platform also lets you find nearby tailors who can repair and alter formal dresses for special events like prom and wedding. They can take in or let out your garment, or even narrow the dress shoulders, so it fits your body flawlessly. Unsure of what hairstyle will best complement your formal dress? We can also help you book professional hair and makeup artists so you can look and feel your best for your upcoming event!

What do jeans alteration services include?

When you book a jeans alteration near you, experts can make the necessary adjustments to your old denim jeans to achieve the perfect fit. They can shorten the hem or even taper your dull, straight-cut jeans to make them look sleeker and complement your chosen footwear as well. They can also replace jean rivets, and buttons, and even deal with that loose zipper that won't stay up!

Jeans shortening

One of the most common problems when buying off-the-rack jeans is that they often appear too long. It seems easy at first–just cuff your jeans, and you're good to go. But if you prefer a clean-cut so you can show off your heels or sneakers, you'll need to do more than just folding them up. Your Tasker can either keep the original hem and shorten your jeans from there, or cut off the extra length and create a new hem. They can do it by hand, although for better quality, they may also use a sewing machine. 

Denim fabrics shrink once they're washed and cleaned. Before handing over your jeans for alterations, it might be best to pre-wash them to ensure that they won't look too short. If you have little to no time to spare, we can also help you find someone who can send your jeans to laundry.

Jeans tapering

If you have a pair of loose, flared denim hanging in the back of your closet, a jeans tailor near you can taper and convert them to straight or skinny jeans as well. They might ask you to try them on to get your exact measurements. Next, they mark and pin the sections to be taken in, usually from right below your slightly bent knee down to the hem. They then stitch your jeans from the inseam, sewing along the marked lines. Your tailor cuts off the old seams and extra fabric, while the raw edges are sewn together using a zigzag or overcast stitch pattern. They can also fix your new hem to ensure the perfect fit.

Jeans zip replacement

Dealing with a broken zipper can be infuriating, especially if you're all set on wearing your favourite jeans to a casual gathering or to an event that involves taking lots of photos. Don't give up on it just yet! Save time and money by hiring the nearest tailor and have your garment zipper taken care of within the day. 

With a seam ripper, they can remove the old zipper as quickly and efficiently as possible. While it's hard to find a replacement with the same length, your Tasker knows their way around altering the new zipper and fitting them to your old jeans. They can also do a seamless zip replacement with no visible stitches on the outside of the fabric.

Recent Jeans Alterations tasks

1 x jeans altered and 1 x white pants altered


Merrylands NSW 2160, Australia

31st Aug 2023

I need to get a pair of jeans shortened and a pair of white pants shortened as well as I am a petite. - Due date: Flexible

Jeans altered


Charlestown NSW, Australia

3rd Aug 2023

Hello, I have a pair of jeans and a top I need taken in as they arrived today and are slightly too big. I was hoping to wear them tomorrow night… where are you located?

Jeans Alteration


Brisbane City QLD, Australia

21st Jul 2023

Hello, I have 2 pairs of jeans that i need altering the first pair i need the waist taking in and the second pair i need the waist taking in and the length altering. I'm located in Brisbane CBD If anyone could help i would really appreciate it Thank you, Aimee - Due date: Flexible

Jeans alteration


Carlton North VIC, Australia

16th Jul 2023

I need my jeans taken in at the waist and a zipper on a separate pair of pants repaired. Thanks! - Due date: Before Sunday, 23 July 2023

Jeans alteration


Maudsland QLD, Australia

18th Jun 2023

Jeans alteration for length - Due date: Flexible

Jeans alteration - Hem


Stafford Heights QLD, Australia

12th Jun 2023

Jeans alteration- I need x 2 of my pants (jeans) shortened with hem. One is straight and the other is tight at the top and wide at the bottom. - Due date: Before Saturday, 17 June 2023

Thank you so much for your work & your kindness. Always a pleasure to meet someone with a smile :) A bientôt !

Jeans Alteration


St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

29th May 2023

2 pairs of women’s jeans taken in at the waist to make them smaller. - Due date: Flexible

Raven altered the waist in two pairs of jeans for me and I’m happy with the result. Thank you

Jeans alterations


Gosford NSW, Australia

7th May 2023

I need my jeans taken in at the back. Would prefer not to be darts - Due date: Flexible

Jeans alteration


Miranda NSW, Australia

2nd May 2023

I have a pair of jeans I would like taken in on the legs as they are too big - Due date: Flexible

Trouser/Jeans alteration


Wavell Heights QLD 4012, Australia

29th Mar 2023

I need a pair of jeans taken up. - Due date: Before Sunday, 2 April 2023

Jeans alteration


Parramatta NSW 2150, Australia

29th Mar 2023

Need jeans and pants altered. - Due date: Flexible

Jeans alter


Pascoe Vale VIC, Australia

18th Feb 2023

i have 4 jeans which need to be alter your task is to reduce their lenghth - Due date: Flexible

Suit and Jeans alteration


Boronia VIC 3155, Australia

14th Feb 2023

Hey i am looking for an alteration on my suit jacket. I need the sleeve length altered (taken up), waist taken in and the length of the suit to be cut slightly. i also need 2 pairs of Jeans altered for the length - Due date: Before Monday, 13 March 2023

Jeans alteration


Point Cook VIC 3030, Australia

6th Jan 2023

alter jeans height for 5 pants

Jeans alteration - waist taken in


Mosman NSW, Australia

11th Oct 2022

jeans are loose at the waist. length and otherwise is okay, but will need to be taken in to make them fit better around the waist. hopefully the superficial / aesthetic elements of the jeans can remain as is, if we can invisibilise the alteration as much as possible! (perhaps a bit on each of the left and right hand sides of the hip? - Due date: Flexible

Jeans alterations


Williams Landing VIC 3027, Australia

10th Sep 2022

I need jeans shortened and tapered from calf down - Due date: Before Sunday, 11 September 2022

Jeans alteration


Point Cook VIC, Australia

4th Sep 2022

Need length shortened of jeans - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 4 September 2022

Jeans alterations


Wildes Meadow NSW, Australia

26th Aug 2022

New Jeans need alterations. Can’t be returned - Due date: Flexible

Jeans alteration


Hilbert WA 6112, Australia

24th Aug 2022

Need to shorter my jeans and pants - Due date: Before Friday, 26 August 2022

Jeans alterations


Innaloo WA, Australia

4th Aug 2022

Looking for someone to take up the hem of my jeans. Should be a quick job and am hoping to find someone who can do it tomorrow (4th August) as close to Innaloo as possible. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 5 August 2022