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Laura B

St Kilda VIC


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"lovely to work with and made a gorgeous dress for my formal after only two fittings"

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Silvana D

Penshurst NSW


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"This was great and very fast very good work"

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Minks A

Blacktown NSW


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"Brilliant work"

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Lola C

Darlington NSW


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"Professional and quick! "

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Sara H

Joondalup WA


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"Sara communicated really well, got back to us quickly and answered all of my annoying questions. She understood the brief really well and executed a b..."

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Laas M

Enoggera QLD


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"Great service "

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Fab S

St James NSW


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"Fab was fabulous to deal with..very knowledgeable seamstress and lovely person. My curtains look beautiful. And she also repaired hubby's trousers ...."

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Jenifer J

Hawthorn North VIC


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"Went above and beyond. Beautiful work!"

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Recent Dressmakers reviews

"Nina was a pleasure to work with.. Thanks Nina for your hard work! "



"Emma was awesome. Very accommodating to my needs. "

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"Lyndall was fantastic! Efficient, skilled and personable. Easily contactable, flexible and super helpful. The dress she altered and sewed for me looks great and i cannot wait to wear it! "



"so professional highly recommended!"

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"Emma provided a very professional service. She was helpful, friendly and organised. Emma altered a samba costume of mine beautifully and couldn't be more appreciative of her service."

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"Berit did a fabulous job making me 3 work dresses. They are incredibly well made and she was very helpful with pick up/drop off."



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$70 - $200







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Why hire a dressmaker through Airtasker?

A dressmaker can turn your dream dress into a reality, alter your clothing for a perfect fit, or repair an old dress that you still love. Through Airtasker, it’s easy to find trusted local dressmakers within minutes. Simply put up a task to tell us what you need, be it taking up a dress or sewing a button onto a shirt.

No task is too big nor too small! Soon enough, you’ll get quotes from dressmakers near you who can get the job done. Dressmaking doesn’t have to cost you a fortune, especially if you book a dressmaker through Airtasker. Set a budget you’re comfortable with and find experienced dressmakers who can work within your specifications.

You don’t need Kate Middleton’s price range to have a beautiful midi length dress of your own! Find a dressmaker on Airtasker now by selecting the pink ‘Post a task’ button. We’ll then connect you with dressmakers around your location who can get the job done. Compare quotes, check ratings and reviews, and choose a dressmaker you feel confident with.

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Top Dressmakers related questions

How is dressmaking different from tailoring?

Both dressmakers and tailors do the cutting, sewing, mending, and clothing alterations. While dressmakers work with women’s clothing, tailors work only with menswear, such as suits, coats, and jackets. You should hire a dressmaker if you need help making or mending a dress, blouse, gown, or other womenswear.  

What’s the difference between a dressmaker and a seamstress?

A dressmaker specialises in dressmaking, which requires a higher level of skill than a seamstress. On the other hand, a seamstress is a “jack of all trades” whose main task is to sew garments together.

Should I provide the fabric and trimmings for my dressmaker?

Not necessarily. You can either provide the dressmaking materials or have a dressmaker supply them for you. Dressmakers can work with an existing garment or fabric you provide. Otherwise, dressmakers can handle every step of the process, from sourcing fabrics to creating the final piece.

How long will dressmaking take?

Lead times for dressmaking depends on the type of garment. As a rule of thumb, expect dressmaking to take 4-6 weeks. More complicated projects like bridal gowns may take up to 3 months to make. If you need a dressmaker to get something done quicker, feel free to put up a task on our platform. You may find an available dressmaker who can accommodate your request.

How does the bespoke dressmaking process go?

Bespoke dressmaking usually starts with a consultation with the dressmaker via phone, online communication, or face-to-face conversation. The dressmaker then sketches up the design. Once you have approved the design and final rate, the dressmaker takes your measurements and makes a mock-up of the garment for you to try on. After the final measurements, the dressmaker makes the actual garment. The bespoke dressmaking process may vary from Tasker to Tasker.

What is the benefit of dressmaking?

Dressmaking provides clothing custom-fitted to your form, ideal material and design preference. Moreover, dressmaking allows you to get the fit just right, as this service offers non-standard sizes for the tall, petite, or fuller figure.

What do dressmaker services include?

Dressmakers make or alter all types of womenswear, from everyday trousers to outfits for special occasions. A dressmaker usually specialises in dresses, such as summer dresses, prom dresses, and bridal gowns. Some dressmakers also work on menswear and childrenswear.  

Our platform connects you with custom dressmaking, dress alterations, and clothing repair services. Dressmakers can assist you with the following tasks. 

Bespoke dressmaking 

Recreate a favourite dress you no longer have or have a bespoke dress perfect for your shape and style. Dressmakers can sketch up an original design for you, or take inspiration from a photograph or existing garment. 

Dressmakers can make bespoke pieces, such as skirts, summer dresses, ball gowns, and costumes. If you’re looking for unique t-shirts to sell or to give as gifts to family, you can also hire a Tasker to print your designs onto t-shirts

Dress alteration 

Dress alteration ensures your clothes look and fit just the way you like it. A dressmaker can sew sleeves onto a maxi dress, tighten a dress around the waist, put a zip onto a dress, or adjust the length of your trousers. Have you found your dream prom dress online but the bust is a little too showy? No problem! Your seamstress can fix that up for you as well, by shortening the straps or stitching in between to close the gap. You can even have your gown dry cleaned before your special event. Our platform lets you get anything done! 

Wedding dress alteration 

If you need a last-minute wedding dress or bridal wear alterations, Airtasker is here to help! Put up a task to find nearby dressmakers who can alter your dress even at short notice. Whether you have a wedding dress that doesn’t fit quite right or a vintage wedding dress that needs a bit of restyling, Taskers can help you out.  

Our platform connects you with dressmakers who work with made to measure wedding dresses, mother of the bride outfits, and bridesmaid dresses. We’ll even help you find experts who can plan your wedding, prepare the wedding menu, and photograph your beautiful wedding day

Dress repair 

Book same-day clothing repair for your outfit emergency, or fix up a favourite shirt you haven’t worn in a while. Dressmakers can repair any clothing issue, from fixing holes in trousers to replacing broken zips. Taskers can also stitch up the lining of a dress or sew buttons onto a polo shirt. 

Sewing lessons

Airtasker helps you find sewing experts who can share their expertise and teach you basic sewing skills. If you have the time for and interest in sewing, you can find affordable sewing lessons via our platform. Your Tasker can either meet with you in person for sewing lessons or guide you through phone or online consultation. 

Recent Dressmakers tasks



Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

2nd Mar 2021

Hi I need a dressmaker to make me a dress like this one. Please quote me on the materials otherwise I am also happy to provide the materials myself. Happy to provide the rough sketch as well 😊 The due date is 17 April 2021 but the airtasker calendar doesn’t allow that.



Rothwell QLD, Australia

1st Mar 2021

Looking for a dress maker to make a button up blouse & stitch logo urgently for start of work next week. Willing to pay extra for short notice. 🤞🏼🤞🏼 To be completed by Monday 8th March Redcliffe area and surrounds

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Port Melbourne VIC, Australia

27th Feb 2021

Pink chiffon flowwy short dress by March 23

Need a dressmaker to recreate a favourite dress


Melbourne VIC, Australia

24th Feb 2021

I have an op shop dress that I have worn so much it is wearing out. I want another dress exactly the same and I have some denim fabric for it. I can send photos of the dress and my fabric. Probably best for me to come to the dressmaker's house so I can bring the dress and fabric. I'm in no hurry for it. If the dressmaker does a great job and is reasonably priced I will use them again given I have many vintage pieces I will want to recreate in the future.

I need a dressmaker


Parkdale VIC 3195, Australia

23rd Feb 2021

I have a simple wrap around dress I’d like copied twice .

Such a great job thanks Jennifer!

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Wollstonecraft NSW, Australia

11th Oct 2020

I have an old dress I adore but have worn to death. It’s a halter neckline and side zip. Looking for 2 copies but very happy to discuss alterations in the set up if easier. The dress is a maxi with a lining. I’d also appreciate assistance in choosing fabric. I would like this done without destroying the original. If it’s possible to add pockets that would be even better! Ideally I’d love to be involved with fitting etc as it could do with being slightly bigger and I’d really enjoy seeing some of the process!

So wonderful! Would recommend. So accommodating. Very happy with the finished products.

I need dressmaker


Pimpama QLD 4209, Australia

16th Sep 2020

I need to copy my favourite summer dress . No zips etc except material is used simple style.

Recommended for anybody wanting to sew anything, plus a kind hearted to give me a few sewing tips. Angela is the best trainer and would go back if I need something else to do with sewing.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

1st Mar 2021

Hello, I am looking for a dress maker to make me an outfit for this weekend. I will provide the fabric

Pattern / Dressmaker


South Yarra VIC, Australia

1st Mar 2021

I need a dressmaker to recreate a simple (ish!) dress from an image (no pre-existing pattern). Work/cocktail/LBD-style sheath dress in crepe or similar. Happy to source the material myself!

I need a dressmaker


Canberra ACT, Australia

25th Feb 2021

I need a dress made, i already have a few different fabrics or happy to purchase one and pattern. I'd like a simple dress with a sleeve that falls knee length or midi length. I am a size 26 and have a very good idea what I'd like can find pictures etc. I am hoping to wear the dress to a wedding I am attending in 1 month but if not have generally wanted dresses made so would get this made anyway.

I need dressmakers


Newcastle NSW, Australia

23rd Feb 2021

Long sleeve, turtleneck, midi dress in white. Cotton/wool blend material. A-line style. Happy to source material and deliver to your door. Just want someone to make the dress for me. Also there is no set date that I need it by and I’m happy to discuss prices :)

Looking for a dressmaker for custom dress


Alphington, Victoria, Australia

29th Dec 2020

I found an incredible dress in a store but unfortunately the fabric they have used makes the dress sit incorrectly on my hips. I am looking for a dress maker who can recreate this dress in a different fabric for me which fits my body correctly.

Vicky was fantastic to work with. She was able to complete what was needed with a smile and flexibility. I would 💯 recommend her for any sewing/alterations you need done.

I need dressmaker to make me a Halloween Costume.


Currumbin Waters QLD, Australia

9th Oct 2020

I am going as Arkham Asylum Harley Quinn. I would like a crop top, and high waisted shorts in metallic black and red fabric (half and half). I'd like thigh high metallic thigh socks, with her signature triangles embedded at the top.

Was very accommodating and did a great job!

Dressmaker for bespoke dress


Gold Coast QLD, Australia

3rd Mar 2021

Looking for a dress maker/seamstress to replicate similiar dress. More concerned for the replicated colour than design. Happy to use alternative materials and design for cost saving. For reference dress is for myself and measurements are height 4'11", waist 24", bust 8A - overall Size AU6. Price negotiable.

In need of a dress maker


Ivanhoe VIC, Australia

1st Mar 2021

In need of someone who can produce a silk gown for my formal in early June 2021 I have a photo of the exact dress I’d like made x

I need dressmakers


Sydney NSW, Australia

27th Feb 2021

I need my wedding dress custom made. It’s very simple

Dressmaker / Patternmaker


Melbourne VIC, Australia

25th Feb 2021

I’m seeking an experienced Dressmaker & Pattern Maker to help me design some garments for a project in March. Pay can be confirmed once project has been discussed. I’m based in Hawthorn.

Needing an experienced dressmaker/ tailor


Brisbane QLD, Australia

23rd Feb 2021

All the fabric, buttons, tags will be provided. It’s just the cutting of the fabric and stitching that I need completed. So you’d need a sewing machine! I’m looking for someone who can complete this to a professional level I.e. preferably you’re a dress maker and or a tailor. If not you have been sewing/ creating clothes for a few years. You can do this from home! Ideally I’m looking for someone local to south east qld so I can easily drop off the materials & pick them up afterwards. I’m not sure on how many hours it will take, Send me a message for more details :)

I need dressmaker


Kardinya WA 6163, Australia

12th Dec 2020

I need a life saver, style cap made, to fit on my head, to wear in the water. As I am bald, so I don't get burnt on top of my head. One with a tie string under the chin. I have a large head, 64cm . I brought one online, it is too small. I am not sure what material, the one I bought online is made of a stretchy material. You make and supply material....Thanks....need someone local in Perth. So I can pick up when it is made.

Choti, did a beautiful job, she made some lifesaver caps for me to wear in the water. Great to work with. Definitely recommend her for any sewing work.

Dressmaker required


Carina Heights QLD, Australia

23rd Sep 2020

Dressmaker required. I need a special tutu designed and altered/sewn together with supplied fabric. It’s hard to articulate this task specifically, but basically, I require multiple strands of coloured tutu’s broken up and made into one with elastic to fit waist. The tutu would also (if possible) include patterned fabric that would match my top. Please contact for more info. Require this within the next few days . Please quote accordingly. Cheers

Amazing! Maria has such great attention to detail! Excellent execution skills and creatively gifted! Thank you for working so brilliantly through this task!! Communication A++ ☺️