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Recent Seamstress reviews in Brisbane

Extremely quick turn around, excellent communication and very friendly. Definitely be using Jo again in the future

Patches sewn on leather vest


The reason I chose Jasmine because she took an interest in my task and gave her opinion on what she though would suit. Once we got the logistics worked out on how to get the dress to her she completed it in a timely manner and it am very happy with the result. Thanks Jasmine.

I need dressmaker


Did job as asked.

Sew new cushion cover


Super quick and brilliant work! Thanks Annette.

2 x minor sewing fixes


Heather did a fantastic job! She sewed all of the labels on perfectly and her attention to detail was great. Also amazing communication. 10/10 service and would love to work with again. Thanks Heather :)!!

Need labels sewn onto clothing


Di did a great job, picked up and dropped off. Lovely lady

Sewing- lower hems on 2 school dresses


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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. 


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 Brisbane

Looking for someone to bulk sewing hats!


Newstead QLD, Australia

27th Sep 2023

Hi! (price is placeholder for quotes) I'm looking for subcontractor machinists to assist with the production of fabric bucket hats for a client. Immediate start, quick turnaround needed, industrial sewing machines required Pieces provided, no cutting! Based in Brisbane or surrounds please! Please let me know your price and turnaround for 200 hats! - Due date: Flexible

Adjust my dress/ seamstress


West End QLD, Australia

23rd Sep 2023

I would like to fix/ adjust my dress so it fits better, it has been big size. thank you - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 September 2023

Sew Pockets onto Polo's


Hendra QLD, Australia

18th Sep 2023

Hi, we are looking for a reliable sewer to help out our business with this job and further repeat orders as well. 17 polo's to start with - Due date: Flexible

Great to work with.

Sofa cushion zipper repair


Clayfield QLD 4011, Australia

10th Sep 2023

Repair bottom cushion sofa zipper - Due date: Before Thursday, 14 September 2023

Sumra was so responsive and answered all my questions. She completed the job within hours which was amazing and just what I was after. Would highly recommend!

Sew me some curtains


Cannon Hill QLD 4170, Australia

10th Sep 2023

I need two lots of curtains made for my house - Due date: Flexible

Take in a skirt - clothes sewing / alterations


Bowen Hills QLD, Australia

6th Sep 2023

Lined pencil skirt. I need it taken in from the sides to be made tighter. I can mark it, try it on for you to pin, or I can share a reference one for you to use.

Sew my linen pant


Brisbane City Queensland, Australie

4th Sep 2023

I need someone who knows how to sew to hem my pants, a few centimeters. linen material. I’m available today or Monday . - Due date: Before mardi 5 septembre 2023

Pattern maker & Seamstress needed to make postpartum underwear


New Farm QLD, Australia

31st Aug 2023

I have multiple pairs of black high waisted briefs I’d like you to use these as models to make x3 pairs of black high waited briefs I have some specific design additions I’d like to include - such as a blood absorbent layer and a pouch for an ice pack. If you could come to meet me and discuss the project at new farm; then make the prototypes before Wednesday 6th we can work out appropriate pay. You’ll need to design the pattern and supply materials. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 6 September 2023

Arline is great to deal with - we’ve had to discuss designs over FaceTime and navigate different time zones too!

Seamstress - copy pattern & sew pants


Newstead QLD 4006, Australia

24th Aug 2023

Hoping to work with someone who can copy the pattern of some linen work pants that fit well and sew the new pants. **edited to add pictures as requested of the pants I have, they are wide leg and high waisted, I would like to add a hidden hook and eye closure. - Due date: Flexible

Onsite embroider


Newstead QLD, Australia

23rd Aug 2023

We need an onsite embroider(s) to sew patches on hoodies during an event our company is holding from the 4th - 12th of September. Tentatively, we will require services across 3 x days - 4th, 5th and 7th Sept (to be confirmed closer to the event) to apply existing patches to clothing. You will need to bring your own machine and we will supply the patches and clothing (hoodies/jumpers). You will be required to do 100+ hoodies per day and sew a range of 1 - 5 patches per piece of clothing. We have a range of patch designs needing to be applied - from ornate to standard circular or rectangular in shape. Attached are Male & Female hoodies, along with a few patch designs for reference. There are 71+ designs (ranging from 10cm to 6cm in height).

Sew a top to fit to size


Milton QLD 4064, Australia

22nd Aug 2023

Need help sewing a crop top, I have the fabric already. Looks similar to the photo I've attached. - Due date: Before Sunday, 3 September 2023

Embroidery denim jacket


Brisbane QLD, Australia

11th Aug 2023

Looking for a custom made denim jacket for Taylor Swift Eros tour. With her album cover on titles on it - Due date: Flexible

Dressmaker to make a Jessica rabbit costume


Brisbane QLD, Australia

9th Aug 2023

Hi, I’m needing an experienced dress maker to create a Jessica rabbit costume for me. - Due date: Flexible

I need 300 tags sewn onto a micro fibre cloth


Brisbane QLD, Australia

28th Jul 2023

We have 300 tags that need to be sewn on one side so that the tag can be used to hook onto things. S it doesn't need to be stitched on all sides - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 2 August 2023

Kate was fantastic and quick at the task. Would recommend.

Sew some clothes


West End QLD, Australia

25th Jul 2023

I have 2 T-shirts and and a pair of pants that have a very small hole and I would like to sew those. Itwont take long and I will come in person to leave those I am off on the 2nd of Aug so It would be great ifit can be done that day. Thanks - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 2 August 2023

Local Seamstress - Lingerie Cut & Sew - Ongoing work


Brisbane QLD, Australia

19th Jul 2023

I own a slow lingerie label and I am searching for a reliable, experienced, local seamstress with their own machine to cut and sew made-to-order lingerie sets ongoing. I have size-graded patterns and will provide all fabric, thread, elastic and woven garment labels. Service Level Agreement to be negotiated including lead times, production times, payment terms and price per garment. PRICE PER GARMENT - please quote. - Due date: Flexible

Needing pre made embroidered logos sewn into shirts


Bowen Hills QLD, Australia

30th May 2023

Need 20 embroidered logos sewed into 10 shirts. Will supply both the logo patches and the shirts. Unsure of what the going rate is but need it done. - Due date: Flexible

Maria was great I will definitely use her again. Thanks Maria!

Small batch sewing - pet travel mats


East Brisbane QLD, Australia

30th May 2023

I'd like some small batch manufacturing made locally for small dog travel mats. I provide materials, have them delivered and pick up items. Price is to make one then we can negotiate ongoing work. Initial order would be up to 12 mats. I'd like someone local to me and work may lead to ongoing work. Materials: weatherproof canvas, poly washing, Velcro. Due date: Flexible Budget is per item or happy to discuss hourly rate.

Mon was helpful and completed the task as requested. Even offered to pickup and deliver. Thankyou!

Dressmaker (I can travel)


Brisbane QLD, Australia

8th May 2023

Needing a dress made (guest appropriate for a Afghan Turkish wedding)bit urgent as my dress from Spain will not arrive in time Kimono/Moroccan style Free size will organise fabrics asap - Due date: Before Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Maria is so kind and super friendly, her attention to detail is impeccable Makes things so seamless when you are unsure yourself she will have great suggestions that make everything fall into place! I can’t wait to have an excuse to visit again for another masterpiece:)

Sew Cloth Canopy for Timber Arbour


Balmoral QLD 4171, Australia

15th Apr 2023

Task Description: I need a skilled seamstress or tailor to sew a cloth canopy for my four-post timber arbour. The arbour measures 1900mm in width and 2250mm in length. I have already purchased the fabric for the canopy, as shown in the attached photos, which is approximately 2.5m by 5m in size. Instructions: • Measure and cut the fabric to fit the dimensions of the arbour (1900mm width and 2250mm length). • Hem all edges of the fabric to create clean edges. • Attach fabric ribbons to each corner of the canopy, similar to the example shown in the attached photos. • Complete the task within the agreed-upon timeframe. Materials provided: • Fabric for the canopy (approximately 2.5m by 5m) Note: Please refer to the attached photos for reference on how the finished canopy should look like. I look forward to receiving high-quality workmanship for this task. Thank you! - Due date: Before Saturday, 29 April 2023

Maria is fantastic. Great communication and completed my task a week earlier than expected. I couldn’t recommend her more highly her workmanship was fantastic as well.