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Recent Seamstress reviews in Melbourne

Sabina’s an excellent seamstress and went above and beyond. She’s a great communicator and knew exactly what was required. Highly recommend.

Sewing together 2 pieces of material

$20

Stephanie did w brilliant job with our seat pads for our fitness club 1R. She was extremely communicative, capable of very fast turnaround and a pleasure to work with. We will definitely seek her assistance for future seamstress and tailoring jobs and would certainly recommend her.

I need seamstress and tailoring services

$500

Amazing communication and exceptional skills. A great resource when it comes to the larger industry as well.

Sewing 50 Pieces of Denim for a Design Project

$250

Lanie is an absolute delight who did a wonderful job with the sewing. Efficient and professional. So thankful to her! Would highly recommend Lanie!

Sewing job needed!

$60

Karen was great! The dress was exactly what I wanted and was executed to a very high quality. Would definitely use again and highly recommend!

DRESSMAKER WANTED

$170

Gyorgyi was so helpful and worked so hard to get the job done for me quickly. Thank you and I’ll definitely be a return client :)

I need sewing

$100

What's the average cost of a seamstress in Melbourne

$50 - $150

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$50

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$100

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$150

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What do seamstresses include?

Ready-to-wear clothes don’t always cut it. You may need a dress for a special occasion or an alteration to achieve a perfectly fitting suit. Or perhaps you simply need to repair a broken zip or mend a beloved garment. Whatever type of sewing you need, our platform connects you with nearby sewists who can do the task. Here’s a list of sewing services you can get done on Airtasker.  

Pattern cutting 

Pattern cutting is translating your design onto paper or digital form. The pattern serves as a template for creating wearable clothes. Achieve a bespoke dress that fits you perfectly, or create unique garments for your clothing business. Our platform helps you find local sewists with pattern cutting skills. Once your collection is ready, hire a model to pose in your clothes while a photographer takes amazing product photos for your website. 

Dressmaking 

You may find clothes you like, but the fit or size just doesn’t work for your body type. Or perhaps you have a dress in mind to wear to an event, but you can’t find it at shops near you. With the help of a dressmaker, you can still get the dress of your dreams. You can have a variety of clothes made, from midi dresses, ball gowns, to business suits.

Clothing repair 

We all have our go-to outfits, and it can be heartbreaking to find a tear or a hole in an irreplaceable piece of clothing. Maybe you bought that shirt abroad, had it custom-made, or splurged on that one expensive dress or jacket. No need to say goodbye to your beloved garment just yet! Instead, find a seamstress or seamster who can fix up your clothes, so they look as good as new. Taskers may even offer to dry-clean your dresses after the repair. 

Clothing alteration 

Some clothes may fit well, except for an awkwardly loose part around the shoulders. Or pants could have a flattering fit but are far too long for your height. With clothing alteration, you no longer have to settle for ill-fitting clothes. A nearby local seamstress can alter your clothes to create custom-fit garments, whether it’s a new suit that needs to be tailored or hand-me-downs that need to be shortened. After your alteration, have a Tasker iron your suit, and you’re good to go for your business event! 

Prom dressmaking 

Prom is an exciting time in a teenagers’ life. Most pretty dresses, though, can leave a big dent in your wallet. With Airtasker, you can look like the belle of the ball at prom with a dress that was made just for you. Please tell us how we can help you achieve your dream dress. Then, wait for offers from experienced sewists who can work with your design, budget, and schedule. Afterwards, find affordable yet professional hair stylists and makeup artists to do your hair and help you achieve the perfect evening look on prom night. 

Recent Seamstress tasks in Melbourne

Dress maker / pattern maker

$200

Geelong VIC, Australia

18th Feb 2024

Looking for a dress maker who is able to create patterns off samples. Looking to make a skirt, top and dress.

Dressmaker needed for a top

$250

Melbourne VIC, Australia

17th Feb 2024

Hi, I'm looking for a talented dressmaker in Melbourne, who is able to make the image attached. I don't have the fabric, but happy to get it somehow...

Seamstress alterations - turn dress into top and skirt

$50

Elwood VIC, Australia

17th Feb 2024

I have a vintage wedding dress (I think it is Satin or Silk) pictured. The material is beautiful but I would love to transform it into something a bit more modern. I would like an experienced sewer to turn it into a high waisted skirt and top. I need your expertise and suggestions! I live in Elwood VIC. Open to all cost-effective suggestions. As I would be only wearing it once, I don't want to spend a fortune! Looking forward to hearing from you soon. - Due date: Flexible

Sewing Job

$100

Windsor VIC, Australia

16th Feb 2024

Hello, Our brand is needing an experienced seamstress to stitch a screenprinted piece of material onto the back of our tees as per photo. The initial job will be 20 pieces and we are hoping to find someone who does an amazing job for ongoing work. We are based in Windsor, VIC and happy to drop off/pickup within reason or organise to meet up somewhere in the middle. We would like a total quote and advise of quote per piece please

Sew a casual dress from a pattern. Pattern and fabric provided

$150

Coburg VIC, Australia

13th Feb 2024

Sew a casual dress from a pattern

Looking for a seamstress who can help take out my dress a little bit

$60

Melbourne VIC, Australia

9th Feb 2024

Hi there, My bridesmaid dress is too tight around the torso, hip and bum region. The dress has a zip at the back. I’m wondering if a talented seamstress can help with this issue and have it completed within 5-7 days? Thanks! - Due date: Before Thursday, 15 February 2024

Basic sewing

$45

Thornbury VIC, Australia

8th Feb 2024

I’m look for someone to see and attach a pre measure elastic waist band to 2 circle skirts that do not require hemming. The waist is already cut from the skirt I just need somebody to sew in the waist band. 2 skirts.

Seamstress Needed

$50

Melbourne VIC, Australia

7th Feb 2024

I am looking for an experienced seamstress who is capable of producing a garment - where the patterns & sample will be provided. In this case it’s a bodysuit and skirt combination. Will need to have: Overlock & straight stitch machine Or available to work out of Windsor studio. - Due date: Before Sunday, 18 February 2024

Sew 2 sample dresses. Pattern cut out already. Sleeveless. ruffle hem.

$150

St Kilda VIC, Australia

6th Feb 2024

2 samples of the same style. Style is long sleeveless shift dress with gathered ruffle. Button keyhole closure on back. Self fabric belt and belt loops. Side seam pockets. I have pattern cut out already. It is important the job is finished by Thursday evening for a photo shoot on Friday. - Due date: Before Thursday, 8 February 2024

Efficient and well made dresses. Thankyou Sara.

Sew linen lounge covers

$200

St Kilda VIC, Australia

5th Feb 2024

I would like to have some linen lounge covers made. I do not sourced the material at this stage. Two lounges, a 2 seater and a 3 seater. 1.7m and 2.5m I’m in St Kilda Height 80cm , depth 90cm ( length of arm) - Due date: Before Wednesday, 6 March 2024

Sewing industrial

$50

Melbourne VIC, Australia

3rd Feb 2024

I need a person who has cordless tarp sewing machine to sew.tarp sheets together.one off job. - Due date: Flexible

Button sewer

$50

Southbank VIC, Australia

2nd Feb 2024

As I have low vision, one of the things I can’t do is sew buttons onto clothing. I have a pair of shorts that has a button on it which is very loose and so close to coming off. If there’s anyone out there that would be able to help, that would be amazing. - Due date: Flexible

May did an incredible job for this one time sewing of the loose button on my shorts. I’ll be definitely using her again for other jobs.

Seamstress needed to make my camisole design from scratch

$5

Melbourne VIC, Australia

2nd Feb 2024

Looking for a seamstress/patternmaker to assist me with making a sample for a camisole singlet top from my designs which I have drawn. Ideally will create the sample/pattern together using a body. I have all the materials ready, thanks! - Due date: Flexible - Due date: Before Sunday, 18 February 2024

Clothing repair

$50

Melbourne City VIC, Australia

28th Jan 2024

My favorite 2 pairs have worn-out seams in the groin area and some worn- out areas Can anyone could reinforce the seams and make the pants usable again? - Due date: Flexible

Sara - A Tailor Extraordinaire! Highly recommend Sara! She fixed my pants incredibly quickly and with meticulous attention to detail. The final result was flawless, and it felt like she truly cared about getting it right. But beyond the expert tailoring, Sara was also incredibly friendly and helpful. She made the whole experience enjoyable and stress-free. 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ⭐️ all around!

Someone to teach me to sew bags and clothes to sew on my machine.

$50

Abbotsford VIC, Australia

27th Jan 2024

I am a beginner sewer and want to get better at sewing on my machine. I want weekly classes where someone with experience can teach me to use my machines properly and make bags and clothing such as the By Annie Patterns. - Due date: Flexible

Costume dressmaker

$350

Abbotsford VIC, Australia

25th Jan 2024

Hello :) can anyone make this Cher costume please? - Due date: Before Friday, 29 March 2024

Sewing: make 3 closed neck tshirts into boatnecks (by this Sunday)

$35

Fitzroy VIC, Australia

22nd Dec 2023

I’m in Fitzroy and happy to drive the tshirts off to a drop off place. I use these tshirts for working out and hate how closed the neck is. Would like to open them up into more boat neck type thing…need them urgently before I go away… - Due date: Before Wednesday, 27 December 2023

Amazing experience and I will definitely use Sara again!

Sewing a dress and shirt

$100

Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

20th Dec 2023

I need the outfit in pictures sewn up. It's a basic a-line dress and PJ style button up in same fabric. I have some of the fabric purchased already and could get more if necessary, it's the sewing skills I lack. - Due date: Before Friday, 9 February 2024

Thanks Jess for your hard work

Sewing trims onto costume

$50

Thornbury VIC, Australia

30th Oct 2023

Hi! I have to finish a costume for stage (amateur adult dance thing) and I don’t have a sewing machine (or skill or patience). I’m happy to bring it to you. Tasks include: stitching sequin trim onto neckline and shoulder strap, hemming skirt, attaching trims to skirt and sewing fabric arm band. We can confirm final time reqd / associated cost once you’ve seen what’s involved, as long as I can get a fair representation of likely cost here. I don’t have much budget so hoping I can find someone who will enjoy the task and be happy to take it I’m on this week. :) - Due date: Before Thursday, 2 November 2023

Really enjoyed working with Johanna, she helped me out at the last minute and did a good job!

Sewing pocket to shorts

$5

Richmond VIC, Australia

23rd Aug 2023

Pockets to shorts please :))))))))))))))))))))))))))) - Due date: Flexible

Ray did a terrific job of sewing my shorts together. She met all of my incredibly needy requirements and went above and beyond to make the process completely seemless. I will be using her service for any job like this in the future. Thank you so much Ray!