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Recent Alterations reviews in North Brisbane

"So kind and lovely to deal with. Put in the extra effort to make my dress fit perfectly. Thank you Kiti! "

Clothing alteration

$50

"Great Airtasker! Really friendly, really helpful. Job done to perfection 😊 Highly recommend!"

Zipper Replacement

$40

"Great job. very professional .Many thanks"

Alterations to the length of t-shirts

$90

"Great job, easy communication and overall an easy experience. Thanks Sue"

Dress alteration-taken up

$40

"Thanks good job done "

Clothing alterations

$40

"Annette works to a very Professional standard, quick turn around from drop off to pickup, , great communication & all round lovely lady. Thank you for a job well done!"

Alterations (experienced)

$40

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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.

Recent Alterations tasks in North Brisbane

Clothing alteration

$60

Chermside West QLD, Australia

27th Sep 2022

I would like the sleeves completely removed from a denim over shirt, so it can be worn as a vest. I would cut them myself but hoping for them to be sewn professionally without removing the current hem on the shoulder. - Due date: Before Saturday, 1 October 2022

Alterations

$50

Bald Hills QLD, Australia

25th Aug 2022

Mens Suit jacket arms need to be taken up - Due date: Before Saturday, 27 August 2022

Shorten curtains 2-3cm

$50

Zillmere QLD, Australia

29th Jul 2022

I have 4x thermal curtains that need to be hemmed shorter. Ideally done within the day so they can be rehung that night. Not fussed if the original hem it picked and sewn, or if it is folded over and sewn. - Due date: Flexible

Shorten jeans

$10

Stafford QLD, Australia

2nd Jun 2022

My jeans are took long and need to be shortened in length - Due date: Flexible

Shorten 5 x pairs of jeans

$100

Albion QLD 4010, Australia

24th May 2022

I need a seamstress to shorten 5 x pairs of jeans/trousers and make sure the original hems are intact. Will need to be a quick turnaround — ready before this weekend. Happy to drop off and pickup.

Straps shortened hem taken up

$70

Bald Hills QLD 4036, Australia

10th May 2022

Chiffon bridesmaid dress needing straps shortened at the back, and bottom lining hem dropped. - Due date: Before Thursday, 19 May 2022

Clothing Alterations

$20

Chermside West QLD 4032, Australia

4th Apr 2022

I need 1 pair of corporate work trousers hemmed slightly shorter before Wednesday. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 6 April 2022

Alli responded quickly and was able to complete my hemming job in just a few hours. The job was done very well & exactly how I needed ⭐

Dress alternation

$50

Nudgee QLD 4014, Australia

21st Sep 2022

Waist line alteration on a bridesmaide dress to add elastic if possible - Due date: Before Friday, 30 September 2022

Dress alteration

$35

Aspley QLD, Australia

24th Aug 2022

Minor alterations to a dress that is one size too big around the bust/waist, and the (balloon) sleeves are loose at the wrist and a bit longer than I’d like - Due date: Before Monday, 29 August 2022

On first attempt there were some areas that needed more attention and finessing but when I messaged Alli with my feedback, she happily revisited those areas and addressed my concerns. I appreciate the extra time she took to make sure I was happy with the finished product.

Jeans alterations

$50

Chermside QLD, Australia

24th Jul 2022

2 pairs of new jeans - need hemmed up and also tapered legs as too wide at the moment - Due date: 5 Aug 2022

Thanks Sue. Great alterations, speedy service, will be back when I need to. Thank you 😊

Replace zip in a pair of men's shorts

$10

Carseldine QLD, Australia

1st Jun 2022

Replace a broken zip in a pair of men's Rodd & Gunn Shorts. Do I need to supply the new zip? - Due date: Flexible

Curtain alteration

$300

Everton Park QLD, Australia

23rd May 2022

2 x Large curtain cut and taken up 500mm in drop length and cut down middle and hemmed Located Everton Park, QLD - Due date: Flexible

Perfect job 😊

2 Trousers altered jacket sleeves shortened

$50

Gordon Park QLD 4031, Australia

18th Apr 2022

A pair of men’s trousers let out & hemmed. Boys trousers hemmed Boys jacket sleeves Shortened - Due date: Before Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Alteration - dress taken in

$20

McDowall QLD 4053, Australia

29th Sep 2022

Alteration required on one shouldered dress, material to be removed under the arms. Need completed by Wed 5th Oct. Thanks 😊

Zipper repair

$40

Wavell Heights QLD, Australia

9th Sep 2022

Looking for someone local to Wavell heights who can repair an invisible zipper on cue work dress. - Due date: Before Monday, 12 September 2022

Pant alterations

$30

Nudgee QLD, Australia

14th Aug 2022

I need the waist on a pair of suit pants let out probably an inch or so today! Worst case to be finished tomorrow night

Zip replaced . Seem altered

$60

Nudgee QLD, Australia

6th Jun 2022

Need zip replaced on pants and seems taken in on a dress - Due date: Flexible

Clothing alterations

$150

Nudgee QLD, Australia

31st May 2022

I have five items requiring alterations, 4 x pants, 1 x skirt. All need the hems taken up and the waist refitted

Replace zipper on a dress

$20

Aspley QLD, Australia

14th May 2022

Zipper was broken. About 15 cm long

Clothing alterations

$30

Gordon Park QLD 4031, Australia

13th Apr 2022

Raise hem of semi formal dress - straight off white dress - 97% polyester3% spandex - Due date: Before Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Would thoroughly recommend Laas. She did such a great job on time and is absolutely delightful.