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    What does a clothing alteration include?

    Your seamstress or tailor is skilled in working with textiles, but especially clothing, to create, repair, and alter clothing. Here are some of the most popular clothing alteration services and what you can expect when you book them:

    Sewing

    Need some custom sewing work to create a design from scratch, or custom-fit to your size? Hire a seamstress or dressmaker to create or customise your dress or garment. They’ll start by measuring your shape and size with a soft tape measure to ensure the perfect fit. They’ll consult with you on designs and fabrics, before choosing or customising a pattern and cutting out the pieces. They’ll sew your garment or dress, taking care to finish off any edges with an overlocking stitch. Most dressmakers will request you to come in for a final fitting where you can try on the (mostly finished) garment and they can make final adjustments.

    Formal wear alterations

    When you want to look your best, it’s so important that your clothing is tailored to perfectly fit. Whether you need bridal alterations, school graduation alterations, corporate wear alterations, or suit alterations, a professional seamstress can help. They’ll take your exact measurements and then ask you to try on the outfit or dress, ideally with the shoes you plan to wear. Then they’ll note or mark up any parts that need taking in or loosening, and where the hem needs to sit based on your shoe height. They’ll use a mixture of machine and hand-sewing techniques to alter your clothing and finalise everything with a final fitting before your event.

    Clothing adjustments

    Most clothing you buy off the rack won’t be the perfect fit, or you might need your favourite clothes adjusted as your body changes shape over time. Book clothing alterations near you to help with dress shortening, garment shortening, and even school uniform alterations for those kids who won’t stop growing. Clothing adjustments usually involve taking seams in or out, and adjusting the hem. Most hems have a few centimetres of extra fabric, so you can add extra length, or take it up for the perfect fit.

    Clothing repairs

    When your favourite dress or pants break, you don’t have to throw them away. Get a professional to take a look and see if they can save your garment with techniques like zipper repair, seam repair, new lining, hole patching, button sewing, and more. Extend the life of your clothing - it’s better for the environment and much more budget-friendly, too.

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    Hem and hole darn needed on school dress

    $20

    West Launceston TAS, Australia

    10th Dec 2019

    Is anyone able to fix a hem and darn a hole (5 cent piece size) on my daughters school dress? It needs to be done tomorrow for a presentation evening tomorrow night.

    Repair soft toys

    $30

    Invermay TAS, Australia

    27th Oct 2019

    Two soft toys require some mending/stitching. Must be local and have experience in sewing, Toys need to be collected and returned in the same day.

    I need sewing

    $100

    Launceston TAS, Australia

    11th May 2019

    Cushion covers with invisible zip

    Sewing dress maker

    $1,000

    Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

    25th Apr 2017

    Sewing dresses all ready cut out

    I need sewing

    $50

    Newstead TAS, Australia

    4th Dec 2019

    I need material made into a table runner , approx 2 1/2 metres long. Needs to be a local person.. Launceston area only please

    Needed in Launceston. Sew badge onto jacket

    $30

    Evandale TAS, Australia

    6th Aug 2019

    Circular badge to be sewn onto breast of jacket using black cotton. Would need to be completed and ready for collection no later than the 9/8/19. Will drop off and collect.

    I need sewing

    $10

    Launceston TAS, Australia

    5th May 2019

    Yep sewing for a hem of skirt

    Make This Dress

    $120

    Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

    28th Sep 2016

    After someone to make me a dress for my friend's wedding 21st October. My original order has fallen through and the only other website that stocks the style I want can't get it to me on time. Halter, backless with button up neck and invisible zip. Midi length. Elegant but feminine and something a but different. Neoprene fabric and a full skirt.

    Alteration

    $10

    Launceston TAS, Australia

    13th Feb 2020

    Need a dress to be refitted

    I need dress alteration

    $25

    Launceston TAS, Australia

    26th Nov 2019

    Need a dress taken in as it to big,

    I need alterations services

    $80

    Launceston TAS 7250, Australia

    13th May 2019

    Overcoat shortened from full length to 3/4 length

    Sew a cushion cover

    $40

    Perth TAS, Australia

    18th Jan 2019

    Sew a cushion cover for a piece of foam 1metre long x .5 metres wide 5cm thick. Have materials and thread

    Tailor dresses

    $17

    Newnham TAS 7248, Australia

    4th Jan 2016

    Modify my dress please. Make is larger size

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