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Lovely, prompt, and quality work sewing my curtains. Highly recommend.
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Sew four patches on my leather vest
Siobhan is SO lovely! She did an amazing job with our skirts. I would highly recommend her 😊
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Sew two rugs together
Robyn's sewing skills are absolutely outstanding and she is a real pleasure to work with. Highly recommended!
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Why hire local seamstresses through Airtasker?
Many seamstress services can get quite pricey or take too long to get the job done. Airtasker can help you find local sewists within your budget and timeframe. Simply put up a task specifying your sewing needs, and get free quotes in minutes from Taskers near you. Our platform connects you with rated and reviewed male and female seamstresses in your location.
Companies with alteration services may not be able to fix up broken zip or torn skirts at short notice. But through Airtasker, it’s easy to connect with available and nearby sewists who can tend to your sewing needs as soon as possible.
Let us know how soon you need a sewing task done, and we’ll help you find Taskers who can make, repair, or alter your specified clothing. From restyling clothes to creating a dress from scratch, a Tasker can help you within your ideal budget and schedule. Simply put up a task on our platform to start finding seamstresses near you.
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Top Seamstress related questions
Yes. If your dress has enough seam allowance, a seamstress may let out the garment by 1” to 3.” Or a skilled seamstress can add fabric, beadwork, or lace to extend the dress. Specify the current length of your dress or attach a photo to your task. Then, Taskers can recommend possible ways to lengthen your dress.
Try to hire a seamstress at least 4 weeks before you need the garment. This lead time should allow enough time for multiple fittings, so your seamstress can get the right fit. Significant alterations like taking in or letting out seams may take a few days to weeks, depending on your Tasker’s availability and skill. But some seamstresses may accommodate an urgent request. Let us know what you need, and we’ll connect you with Taskers who can help you out.
Yes, dry-cleaning services are also available on Airtasker. Once your dress has been altered to your fit and style, put up a task to have your garment dry-cleaned. Alternatively, ask your seamstress if they can arrange for dry-cleaning for you, so you can receive your dress ready to wear. Whatever arrangement you prefer, we’ll help you find Taskers who can get it done.
Alteration usually takes a few days or a week, depending on the complexity of an alteration. But if you need a garment altered within the same day, you may find a seamstress who can do the job. A same-day alteration may be possible, especially with minor modifications on trousers and skirts.
A seamstress is regarded as a “jack of all trades” in mending, altering, or making garments. Historically, a seamstress didn’t necessarily have the technical skills to create a custom garment from scratch. On the other hand, a dressmaker specialises in dressmaking, which entails a higher level of skill. Dressmaking skills include measuring, sewing (by machine and hand), and communication skills. Furthermore, dressmakers are generally able to create a garment from start to finish.
You may provide the fabric and trimmings, or have your dressmaker supply all the materials. Just make sure to consider any material costs in your Airtasker quote. Your Tasker can work with an existing garment you provide, or they can source the fabrics and trimmings for you.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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!
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Recent Seamstress tasks
Sewing - seat and back cushion covered (rocking chair).
Fitzroy North VIC, Australia
27th Nov 2023
Cover 2 cushions over existing cover. 68cm x 52cm + 51cm x 45cm. - Due date: Flexible
Sew neck tie out of spare fabric
Ascot QLD, Australia
27th Nov 2023
I have some spare silk fabric and would like to make a long skinny neck tie out of it. Tried it myself - failed dismally. - Due date: Flexible
HEM a canvas triangle and sew onto annexe roof
Mudgeeraba QLD 4213, Australia
27th Nov 2023
1.49m equalaterial triangle hemmed and sewn onto annexe roof - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 30 November 2023
Gregory Hills NSW, Australia
27th Nov 2023
Looking for a seamstress to do some hand sewing in person. Rate per hour - Due date: Flexible
Sewing new covers for two cane chairs cushions & one ottoman
Guildford NSW, Australia
27th Nov 2023
Seat cushions - 55W x 65D x c. 12 H Back cushions - 55W x 55D x 12H Ottoman - 55W x 55D x 12 H I have 5 M of 1.5m W material. Should be plenty. I do not have zippers as did not know what kind. - Due date: Flexible
Zipper replaced in designer lace formal dress
Coogee NSW, Australia
26th Nov 2023
Designer made Lace mother of bride dress , zip broken , I have unpicked and removed old zipper . Want the dress let out a little when new zipper is inserted - Due date: Flexible
Kellyville NSW, Australia
26th Nov 2023
Need someone to alter a costume - Dress and hem curtains - Due date: Before Wednesday, 29 November 2023
Sewing (overlocking) some embroidered badges
Murrumba Downs QLD, Australia
26th Nov 2023
I am making a banner or bedspread celebrating al the Universities and Colleges I have studied at and worked at. I am retired now on a disability pension. To get them done at the alterations shop at the shopping centre costs too much. So far there are 35 patches that need a border sewn round them - overlocking is the right word apparently. I am hoping someone will do it for $10 each but that has to be negotiable. - Due date: Flexible
Hemming Sewing Table Cloths
Bulimba QLD, Australia
19th Nov 2023
Pick up fabric from Bulimba. Need edges of fabric hemmed (doesn’t need to be amazing, super basic is fine). There will be 3 table cloths and 5 table runners. This is for a work event. Will need to drop them back to Bulimba. - Due date: Before Friday, 24 November 2023
Such a delight to deal with. So quick, thorough and lovely!
Sew a custom journal cover
Bondi Beach NSW, Australia
17th Nov 2023
I need someone who’s crafty / artsy to sew a custom cover for a journal. It’s a birthday present. We can call and I can give specific details of what to put on it and visual inspiration. You’d need to be able to sew and get crafty with some bows, vintage lace etc. I will supply the journal. Also you can do this from home - but I’ll need to pick it up / have it dropped off so you’ll have to live close. - Due date: Before Saturday, 18 November 2023
Jay did such an incredible job. She went above and beyond in crafting a custom journal for my girlfriend’s birthday. So happy with the end result!!!
Sew approx 20 badges onto a terry towelling robe
Southeast Inner Brisbane QLD, Australia
15th Nov 2023
I need approximately 20 badges sewn onto a short terry towelling robe. - Due date: Before Sunday, 3 December 2023
Noreen was punctual, professional & easy to work with. Task was well completed before due date.
Brighton VIC, Australia
12th Nov 2023
Have stretch sequin material Wanting to make a wrap skirt with a tie waist - Due date: Before Friday, 17 November 2023
Sophia was a delight to deal with great communication and beautiful dressmaking skills.
Experienced in hand sewing
Williamstown North VIC, Australia
2nd Nov 2023
Hi All, Help Wanted Please! This is a bit of a long shot, but I was wondering if anyone that has experience in hand sewing is available tomorrow (Friday 3rd Nov) to assist me in hand sewing french tufts into bench seat cushions in our workshop in Williamstown North? Will pay $30 per hour. Need to start at 9am or 10am (whichever suits you), and finish around 4pm. I'm running out of time to sew these for a customer, as they are far more time consuming than I first thought, so need more hands, literally! Please let me know if you're interested and available. Pic for info - I can provide tutorial on how to do it, however I just need someone that is proficient in hand sewing so that we can hit the ground running. Thanks! Erin - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 3 November 2023
Anna is fantastic! Highly recommend!
Sew curtains for van (material supplied)
Rozelle NSW, Australia
1st Nov 2023
I need curtains for my van, too cover all the windows, so that one can sleep inside. I bought fabric (old curtains) and need somebody who can cut them apart and sew new curtains out of them. I’m in Rozelle, but I would bring them to your place and pick them up, if it’s not too far. Curtains - window measurements - Booth: 1m 35cm x 60cm - Side window back, right side: 1m 35cm x 50cm - Side window front, right side: 1m 52cm x 50cm - Side window back, left side: 1m 70cm x 50cm - Side window front, left side: 1m 15cm x 50cm - Inside, to divide driving booth from back: 1m 30cm x 50cm - Due date: by Nov 16
Lyndall was really awesome, super flexibel, lovely and did an immaculate job :)
Sewing trims onto costume
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!
Clear sewer choke
Revesby NSW 2212, Australia
26th Oct 2023
Clear sewer choke, no CCTV required. - Due date: Flexible
Very easy to deal with
Sew button holes
Hoppers Crossing VIC, Australia
25th Oct 2023
I have a sewing machine and the button holes foot but I need someone to do the button holes - Due date: Before Thursday, 2 November 2023
Lersy works very fast gave her short notice and was able to complete the task on time.
Sew school shirts pockets back on and replace some buttons
Rochedale South QLD 4123, Australia
24th Oct 2023
Sew school shirts pockets back on and replace some buttons
Excellent. On time. Did our work at very short notice. No fuss. Great standard of work. Will use next time for sure!
Basic sewing needed
Brisbane QLD, Australia
23rd Oct 2023
Hi there, I need 10 cotton tablecloths finished, so just the four edges either overlocked and folded over and sewn once or sewn over twice instead of overlock. The dimensions of each cloth are 2m metres x 1.3m and it’s made from cotton. I need them done by Thursday night at the latest. $18 per cloth, $180 total Thanks! - Due date: Before Thursday, 26 October 2023
Fantastic ! Would happily hire again
Sewing/alterations- Some dresses taken in under bust
Avoca Beach NSW, Australia
21st Oct 2023
I need a number of dresses altered and taken in at the bust for a tube style dress. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 31 October 2023
Elena is a very skilled seamstress and completed the job efficiently and promptly. Thank you so much!!