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Highly recommend! Did the task swiftly and to a high standard. Thank you very much.

Schoolbag Sewing Repair


Brett is a very humble person who works consistently and quietly until the job is done. It appeared to be much larger than we originally thought, but he stayed on the job until it was finished. Would highly recommend.

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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:


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 West Adelaide

Alter suit jacket lapel


Thebarton SA, Australia

23rd Feb 2023

Have a suit with a peak lapel, that I don’t like. I would like it altered to a thinner notch style, if possible. - Due date: Flexible

Clothes alterations in SA


Woodville SA, Australia

27th Jan 2023

Zips on skirts and hems on a school dress - Due date: Flexible

Dress alteration


West Lakes SA, Australia

5th Jan 2023

Have a dress which is slightly too baggy around the top part which I would like taken in to fit better - Due date: Flexible

A zip on jeans


Netley SA 5037, Australia

22nd Dec 2022

i need a zip replaced on a pair of jeans - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 22 December 2022

Shorten hem on silk dress


Brompton SA, Australia

18th Dec 2022

I have a silk wrap dress that I would like the hem shortened to be a mid dress length. I intend to wear it for an event next Wednesday night. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 20 December 2022

Repair/replace zipper in man’s leather jacket


West Lakes SA 5021, Australia

16th Sep 2022

Repair/replace zipper in man’s leather jacket. I am not sure about budget so have inserted $10. Pickup and return to West Lakes - Due date: Flexible

Wedding dress altered to accommodate a larger busted woman


Croydon Park SA 5008, Australia

7th Sep 2022

I had thought maybe adding eyelets at the top where it zips up to allow it to be laced up with a ribbon - Due date: Before Monday, 12 September 2022

Wedding dress alteration


Port Adelaide SA, Australia

6th Sep 2022

Wedding dress Lost weight since purchasing - Due date: Before Tuesday, 27 September 2022

Clothing alterations


St Clair SA, Australia

19th Aug 2022

I am searching for someone who can properly alter clothes, just easy jobs eg taking up hem in jeans, pants, dresses. I have a zip that needs replacing in a pair of fake leather pants. Need someone who won’t charge an arm and a leg like most places. I am very petite so always needing to have thing altered. Please contact me if you can help! Thank you! - Due date: Flexible

Zipper on beach bag & zipper on jacket fixed or replaced


West Lakes Shore SA, Australia

11th Aug 2022

Zipper on beach bag (large size like a tote) and zipper on a thin sports type hooded jacket - either fixed or replaced. I’m in west lakes shore. Can drop to you if you are in the surrounding areas. From mid afternoon or evening , most days. I use for pool and don’t need over weekends. Not in a rush but would like done soon. Not sure if cost for this ? Please advise your prices to fix or replace. Thanks 😊 - Due date: Flexible

Replacement of the mechanism that zips the coat up


Woodville Park SA 5011, Australia

5th Aug 2022

A leather jacket in which the zip (closing mechanism) has come apart so I can not zip the coat up - Due date: Flexible

Zipper fixed on jacket


Allenby Gardens SA 5009, Australia

9th Jul 2022

Dog chewed end of zipper on jacket - Due date: Flexible

Dress zipper


Seaton SA 5023, Australia

20th Jun 2022

I need somemclithes repaired and alterer. Onenzipper repair. One rip and one sleeve adjustment - Due date: Flexible

Clothing alterations


Queenstown SA 5014, Australia

11th Jun 2022

Need three pair of womens pants altered. Taken up and in seam taken in. - Due date: Before Saturday, 18 June 2022



Plympton SA, Australia

25th May 2022

I have a cheap suit that I purchased and I need the sleeves and pants taken up (quickly and cheaply) and potentially some work done on the front pending price and time. The suit was only $60 so I don’t want to over capitalise on it 😂 When the sleeves and pants are taken up I’m not fussy on the buttons being readded and moved etc - Due date: Before Saturday, 28 May 2022

Schoolbag Sewing Repair


Seaton SA, Australia

19th May 2022

Needing a schoolbag repaired, I can come to you if you’re local to Seaton or you can collect and drop back off when finished. - Due date: Flexible

Highly recommend! Did the task swiftly and to a high standard. Thank you very much.



West Lakes SA, Australia

12th May 2022

altering 2x pairs of pants as they are too big on waist and crotch area - would appreciate any help :) - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 14 May 2022

Need a quote to replace a zip on a heavy duty canvas cover.


Semaphore SA, Australia

19th Apr 2022

I need a heavy duty zip replaced to a canvas cover on the front of my caravan. Please quote the cost of the job. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Curtain alterations


Osborne SA 5017, Australia

11th Mar 2022

I have 4 curtains that need altering current height is 2800mm need about 200mm off if my measurement is correct.The width is 3859mm. X4 Sheer fabric. Not sure of what is cost to do this.

Clothing alterations


Woodville Park SA 5011, Australia

27th Jan 2022

Hem alteration service needed. I have several items to be hemmed - Due date: Flexible