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Rusi N

Sunnybank QLD

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"They did a wonderful job cleaning! Highly recommend. "

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Khalida K

Chisholm NSW

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"Khalida did a great job in replacing covers for my outdoor lounge. The quality of work is great, and she is a lovely lady to deal with. "

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Diane P

North Lakes QLD

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"Fantastic experience thanks Di. Great communication all the way through. Curtains hemmed perfectly. Very very happy. "

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Shelley B

South Sydney Municipality NSW

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"Great job. Good communication. Honest. Very nice folk. Highly recommended"

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Annette M

Brisbane City CBD QLD

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"Fantastic job, thanks Annette "

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Elizabeth F

Marrickville NSW

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"Totally recommend Elizabeth. She even made ties for the curtains with the extra material. Fast and efficient. Will definitely use her again for any of..."

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Lynette T

Mount Gravatt East QLD

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"Lynette has done a fabulous job. She was a delight to have take up the hem on a very tricky dress. "

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Margaret J

Ferny Grove QLD

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"Fantastic job! Nice and quick - very accommodating and flexible with same day service :)"

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"Very pleased with Margaret's work, would highly recommend for alterations and sewing tasks. "

Business Shirt Alteration / Sewing

$55

"I am very impressed with my alterations. Very friendly, prompt, professional and great communication. I will definitely be using her service again and I highly recommend her "

Shirt alterations

$350

"Shelley was lovely, easy to deal with, and took in my shirt exactly as requested. Would recommend her to anyone needing tailoring."

Tailor/seamstress: dress shirt alterations

$25

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Business shirt alterations- sew slimming darts

$200

"Lynette completed a very detailed cuff alternation on 5 shirts. Her communication and workmanship was second to none. Always very cheerful and delightful to speak with. Thanks Lynette - job well done. "

Shirt alterations (x5)

$50

"Wonderful thank you! "

Shirt alteration

$40

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$55 - $84

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Why book a shirt alteration service through Airtasker?

If you're looking for a trusted shirt alteration service, you can find it on Airtasker! Taskers know their way around standard or complex shirt alterations that can make any shirt you have fit you like a glove!

You might have a pile of shirts that don't get to see the light of day just because they don't fit you right, but that shouldn't always be the case! Whether one of them is too tight or several pieces have ill-looking sleeves or collars, experts can do the necessary shirt alterations to make sure that you look and feel good as you wear them.

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Top Shirt Alterations related questions

Can a tailor resize my shirt?

An experienced tailor can shorten or make an oversized shirt smaller by shortening the hem, sleeves, and taking its sides in. However, it can be quite tricky to do it the other way around since shirts don't have extra material built into them. If you can't find a shirt for your size, you can always buy a new one that's a size or two bigger, then have it altered as you see fit.

Can I alter my shirt on my own?

You can, especially since you know your physique and measurements better. Keep in mind, though, that alterations can be a bit challenging and one small mistake can make it worse than when it was untouched. It's best to leave the task to professionals so you can make sure that you're getting the right shirt alterations and adjustments..

Do I need to provide my own tools for my shirt alteration service?

No. Your Tasker can bring the necessary tools for the service, which most likely include professional shears, sewing machines, steam irons, and seam rippers. If you happen to have any of these on-hand or prefer using your equipment, you can lend them to your Tasker. In case you need extra materials, you can also ask them to drop by the nearest fabric store and get them for you.

How long does it take to alter my shirt?

It depends on how extensive your shirt alteration requirements are. Standard t-shirt alterations like adjusting the sides, adding darts, and shortening the sleeves can only take 30 minutes to an hour. However, complex procedures like replacing collars or cuffs and lengthening the sleeves or hem can take a few days or a week. For urgent alterations, feel free to coordinate a schedule with your Tasker.

How do I know if my shirt is the right fit?

You can pay attention to where your shoulder ends and where your arm begins. The shirt shoulder seams should sit on top of those spots. For tees, sleeves should end right in the middle of your armpit and elbow. They should not be tenting away nor too restrictive. You can also try pinching the fabric on either side of your torso and see if you're able to hold at least 2-3 inches of it.

What's the difference between alterations and tailoring?

Tailoring involves creating bespoke pieces of clothing that are custom-fitted according to your exact size and measurements. Alterations, on the other hand, are done to existing clothing items that need length adjustments or necessary clothing repairs. The process usually focuses on specific areas, like hems, sleeves, and buttons.

What do shirt alteration services include?

askers can provide anything you may need a shirt alteration service, from altering your shirt's collar down to its hem. You may be having a fashion photo shoot or preparing for an upcoming special event. Maybe someone delivered it as a gift but the shirt doesn't fit you properly, or you just want to readjust your clothes for everyday wear? Whatever the reason is, Taskers near you can give the alteration service depending on your requirements. Here are some of the services they can do for you:

Altering the sides

If your shirt is too big or loose, your Tasker can alter it for you by taking its sides in to fit your torso flawlessly. The exact shape of your shirt can either make or break your silhouette, so you also want to keep an eye on how it looks on your chest and stomach area. You can let your Tasker know how tight you want your shirt to be, or let them do their magic! Just remember that tighter shirts can restrict certain movements and make you feel more snug than usual as well.

Altering the sleeves

One of the most common ways to alter your shirt's sleeves is to make them narrower. For long sleeves, a good fit shouldn't be too tight on your wrists, but should also not be too loose to the point of being droopy or baggy. Also, if your unbuttoned sleeves hit further than the break of your wrist, they need to be shortened to their perfect length. Ideally, a half-inch of your shirt should be exposed when your hands are at rest by your sides.

Altering the collar and cuffs

Collars and cuffs usually get the most dirt and grime than the rest of your shirt. When this happens, they limp down, look sloppy, and can even ruin your entire look. Expert tailors can easily lend a hand and make the necessary alterations. Your collar and cuffs don't exactly have to be the same garment or fabric as your shirt, but you can never go wrong with a white contrast. To take your look up a notch, you can also get someone to engrave a personalised design for your collar studs or cufflinks!

Altering the buttons

When you buy a discounted shirt, chances are it may have loose buttons or buttons that don't match the style that you prefer. When they're not appropriately sewn, shirt buttons can also be easily ripped, lost, and damaged, especially when you have your shirt laundered. You don't have to throw away your shirt just because of a few missing buttons! You can have polo shirt alterations done to fix your problem. You can also try getting a professional laundry service that you trust to avoid further damages to your shirt.

Recent Shirt Alterations tasks

Shirt alterations

$40

Coogee NSW 2034, Australia

3rd Feb 2021

Altering a size 4 school shirt to make it smaller to fit a size 3 kindergarten student. I have two shirts that need to be altered by Monday.

Polo shirt alteration

$50

Sunnybank QLD, Australia

21st Oct 2020

I require some work polo shirts to be more slim fit.

Absolutely love Rusi's work. Not only did she did it promptly, she did it very smartly. First time I've seen someone altered a shirt in a way that could be revert back for adjustments. Would recommend to anyone.

Shirt alterations

$50

Tweed Heads NSW, Australia

25th Apr 2020

Needing some work shirts altered around the waist/hips if possible to accomodate for pregnancy. Could drop shirts and extra fabric off on 1st of may, and hope to pick up on 8th may.

T-shirt Alteration

$10

Dayton, Western Australia, Australia

18th Jul 2019

Can anyone help to do alteration of T-shirt sleeve The sleeves are too wide and need to alter to fit accordingly Need someone with experience in clothing alteration

Tailor/seamstress: dress shirt alterations

$25

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

30th Jan 2019

I need a white dress shirt taken in. I am based in the Sydney CBD. The job is not particularly time sensitive, so could be done in your spare time, any time in the next month or so (although Airtasker's asking for me to put a date, this is actually totally flexible).

Shelley was lovely, easy to deal with, and took in my shirt exactly as requested. Would recommend her to anyone needing tailoring.

Business shirt alterations- sew slimming darts

$200

Chatswood NSW 2067, Australia

11th Mar 2017

Have approximately 20-30 shirts that need to be altered to slim the waist by sewing in darts.

Business Shirt Alteration / Sewing

$55

Banyo QLD 4014, Australia

9th Aug 2016

I have some business/dress shirts that I would like altered as they look/feel to big. Sides need to be taken in so they don't gather when tucked into trousers. Price is for 5 shirts to start off with more likely if the work is of high standard. Prefer Brisbane area so measurements can be taken on drop off.

Very pleased with Margaret's work, would highly recommend for alterations and sewing tasks.

Polo shirt alteration

$15

Labrador QLD, Australia

12th Dec 2020

I require a polo shirt to be altered to be fitting for work.

T-shirt alterations

$20

Toowong, Queensland, Australia

4th Sep 2020

Hey guys, I have a 2xl t-shirt that needs to be taken in as it's heaps to big. Just wondering if A) it can be done and B) how much. Happy to drop off and pick up. Cheers.

T shirt Alterations

$30

Melbourne VIC, Australia

20th Apr 2020

Hello. I need someone can do alternation my tshirt. Will give the t shirt sample and measurement . I need the tag stitch at the same place.

Shirt alterations

$15

Cheltenham NSW 2119, Australia

16th May 2019

Hi - need someone to assist me to alter and shorten my shirts.

Shirt alteration

$40

Hendra QLD, Australia

30th Nov 2018

Hi there, I'm looking for someone to shorted some men's shirts please. Cotton/Linen material Total 4/5 Many thanks Ava

Wonderful thank you!

Shirt alterations

$350

Strathfield NSW 2135, Australia

7th Dec 2016

1) I have a few polo shirts that are either too long or large around the waste that need altering 2) I have a few button shirts that are either too long or large around the waste that need altering 3) I have some pants that's are too loose fitting around the buttocks that need some altering I drive so I can either bring the clothes to you or you can come to my place and you can make the alterations there and I can collect

I am very impressed with my alterations. Very friendly, prompt, professional and great communication. I will definitely be using her service again and I highly recommend her

Shirt alterations.

$60

Quarry Hill VIC 3550, Australia

16th Apr 2021

I need 2 work shirts altered to be wider around my hips. Previous seamstress from another state added a triangle panel on both sides of a different shirt which seemed to work really well. I'd like them to blend in as much as possible, I ordered a spare shirt to be used as the fabric. Would like them done within a weeks time if possible. I can come to you for fitting/pick ups, don't mind up to 40mins commute from bendigo.

Shirt Alterations

$20

Box Hill North VIC 3129, Australia

25th Nov 2020

I have 2x long sleeve shirts that are too big (sleeves, stomach, length). Set price is per shirt and is negotiable

T shirt alterations

$60

Newcastle NSW, Australia

30th Jun 2020

i just have 4 t shirts that need to be cut a 4cm shorter and sewn off. They fit well but are a little too long.

Did the job well and fast

Shirt alteration

$40

Caboolture South QLD 4510, Australia

2nd Aug 2019

Need 4 polo shirts altered. Sleeves and length taken in. Pockets removed. $10 per shirt. Firm.

Fast and prompt. Thank you!

Shirt Alteration

$50

Port Kennedy WA, Australia

24th Feb 2019

I have 3 hi-vis work shirts that need some slight alterations. They always come very square (see picture) and I would like them to taper in so they are more fitted and professional. Was hoping to have at least one complete before Monday morning (so I can use it for Monday) the other can be ready by the following Friday.

Shirt alteration

$75

Kensington VIC 3031, Australia

20th Jun 2017

I need 5/6 men's button down shirts tapered in to fit.

Shirt alterations (x5)

$50

Coorparoo QLD 4151, Australia

4th Dec 2016

Shorten the sleeve length and shirt length.

Lynette completed a very detailed cuff alternation on 5 shirts. Her communication and workmanship was second to none. Always very cheerful and delightful to speak with. Thanks Lynette - job well done.