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Recent Seamstress reviews in Melbourne

"The best seamstress I have ever had . Unbelievable !!! Professional and perfect job! "

Alter my dress- I need a seamstress

$30

"Xanthe was great. The dresses are fantastic, attention to detail is A+ and will be using her again in the future. I would highly recommend. "

Dress Maker

$300

"Amanda made me a wonderful dress, and in a super speedy turnaround. Her work was to a meticulous standard, and communication was very straightforward. Thank you very much Amanda!!"

Sew a knit dress

$150

"Nicole is completely delightful! She mended all the clothes we gave her without any fuss, and was wonderful in every way to deal with. We couldn't recommend her more highly. "

Clothes mending/sewing

$80

"Steph was amazing to deal with and her work is of the highest quality. Couldn’t recommend more!"

Sew cushion covers for couch

$150

"Amanda was really easy to work with and super friendly! Would definitely recommend her and use her for all future sewing jobs! "

Sewing Cushion Covers

$180

What's the average cost of a seamstress in Melbourne

$50 - $160

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$50

median

$85

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$160

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Average reviews for Seamstress Services in Melbourne

based on 230 reviews

4.97

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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 

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Recent Seamstress tasks in Melbourne

Sew wake boot pull up strap back on

$40

West Melbourne VIC 3003, Australia

18th Nov 2022

The pull up strap at the back of the boots been pulled out on one end. Needs sewing back on. Strap is cotton but might have to be sewed into synthetic leather part of boot. I can deliver boot to be done at home or pick up

Zipper repair on jacket

$25

North Melbourne VIC 3051, Australia

13th Nov 2022

RVCA jacket zipper has broken at the bottom - Due date: Flexible

Dressmaker copy pants start/end date negotiable

$300

Moonee Ponds VIC 3039, Australia

7th Nov 2022

Require dressmaker to copy 3 pairs of stretch dropcrotch jeans/pants like picture. Size 18 Cream denim Blue denim Brown cotton They're not needed for a specific date so negotiable on delivery date $100 per pants

Hand sewing

$60

St Kilda Road VIC, Australia

3rd Nov 2022

I am looking for some one can do hand sewing some laces to bridal gown collection Start at 2-3 gowns $60 per gown Maximum of 20 laces per gown - Due date: Flexible

A seamstress or dress maker to make pants/ jeans for me

$600

Albert Park VIC 3206, Australia

31st Oct 2022

I would like a seamstress to make pants for me. I can never find pants that fit my waist and legs so I would like to custom make 2 pairs. I will supply fabric as needed. - Due date: Flexible

Sewing couch covers

$500

Docklands VIC 3008, Australia

28th Oct 2022

Reposting as my ad expired before l could get measurements.We have some couch covers to be cut and sewn and are supplying the materials.Happy to unpick the original covers to be used as a template. Will consider any reasonable quotes and references preferable. Measurements and photos upon request. - Due date: Flexible - Due date: Flexible

Sewing machinists , work home or on location

$54

Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

16th Jun 2022

Make components of stretch fabric garments in Lycra : Will require Elasticating - using an overlocker Folded rubber sides & hems using a coverstitch Butting up seams using a zig zag The image shows the part to be sewn that will later be assembled by others. It is Approx. 20cm sides(triangle bikini top panel) but will vary depending on garment sizing, Variations will have rubber on either two or three sides, or some with a regular folded hem. Material will be supplied and delivered to your location if necessary. Pieces will already be cut. Sewing should be done by process not piece by piece. The average is around 20 per hour.

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Sew some sports clothing that have been designed from scratch

$700

Melbourne VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2022

I’ve designed up some sports clothes and now want them made into physical products, I only have drawings, no pattens. There is a hoodie jacket, soccer top and track pants. Fabric provided. Could you provide images of work you’ve done? Can jump on a call to show you images as i’m unable to post them here - Due date: Flexible

Seamstress/Maker

$800

Melbourne VIC, Australia

12th Nov 2022

I have small brand based in Melbourne. I am looking for a Local maker to sew some shorts before summer. Low quantities! Please enquire for more detail - Due date: Flexible

Indonesian style dressmaker

$300

Melbourne Victoria, Australie

4th Nov 2022

I am looking for someone to make a skirt, bustier and blouse for an Indonesian wedding I'm attending. I already have the fabric. Event is on December 9th. Thank you, will take any contact or recommendations. Melbourne or surrounding based

Seamstress for long term work

$100

Melbourne VIC, Australia

3rd Nov 2022

I am launching a brand and want our garments to be Australian made. I need slip dresses - short and maxi length (one style) plus a one size Kaftan to be made in Silk and Poly. I will be custom tie-dying and hand painting each garment - yet I need the garments to be made. This will be ongoing work, with potential for a salaried employment in the future. I need some silk and poly satin dresses to be made in the next 4 weeks. Melbourne based ! - Due date: Flexible

Dressmaker, Tailor, Seamstress required for several alterations

$250

Northcote VIC, Australia

30th Oct 2022

Hi, I have a few pieces of clothing I'd like altered / reworked. Each piece is a beautiful piece of clothing / material but I no longer like the style and would rather repurpose them than give away. I'm looking for an experienced dressmaker who can work with me on this to create some new, simple designs for the clothing. I have an idea of how i'd like to alter each piece but open to suggestions. Item 1: Green pattern maxi dress. I'd like this made into a high waisted maxi skirt - see photos 1 & 2 for example. Item 2: Green velvet dress - I'd like this shortened and the cow neck straightened out Item 3: Blue silk dress, I'd like the hem straightened (currently longer on the sides) - Due date: Before Saturday, 19 November 2022

Sewing camper mattress cover

$75

Melbourne VIC, Australia

12th Aug 2022

Hello! I need someone to sew some mattress covers for my camper. I have the two pieces of foam (already cut) and I have fabric (canvas and linen pieces already cut). Just need the pieces sewed together as I don’t have a machine. I’ve attached images - one piece is already done, but I need the other two to match. Pieces are approx. 42x24x12 and 130x44x12 Open to offers. Thanks! - Due date: Needs to be done this week before 13th Aug 2022

Awesome, quick turnaround exactly what I needed. Thanks Sushma ✨

Help with sewing work

$30

Collingwood VIC, Australia

20th Nov 2022

I’m in need of a skilled seamstress to help me with some work that’s piled up in my sewing business. Let me know your rates and availability. Located in Collingwood. Possibility of ongoing casual work - Due date: Before Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Zipper replacement on light jacket

$60

Brunswick East VIC, Australia

15th Nov 2022

Is there a tailor out there who can please replace a zipper on a light jacket? I can drop it off to wherever you are one afternoon/evening this week. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Embroidery on denim jacket

$40

Docklands VIC, Australia

9th Nov 2022

Bought a denim jacket with the wrong word embroidered on it. Need it removed and redone.

Sewing labels on to fabric

$50

Richmond VIC, Australia

4th Nov 2022

I'm looking for some custom sewing work to be completed before the 22nd of November. I need some branded tags with a mitre fold to be sewn onto around 60 tea towels and some fabric scraps to be sewn together to create book marks (around 20-30). - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Someone to sew a custom bean bag

$50

Essendon North VIC, Australia

1st Nov 2022

Needing someone to sew a custom bean bag for me. All materials provided. Must be Melbourne based. Must be someone with experience in sewing. Price can be discussed I’m located in Essendon - Due date: Before Friday, 11 November 2022

Sew my three pieces of foam into tri fold

$80

Ascot Vale VIC, Australia

29th Oct 2022

I have three pieces of foam that I need to be sewed to form a tri fold mattress. It is 207cm x 107cm combined. I don’t have any fabric but happy to pay extra if you happen to have some. Otherwise I can buy myself - Due date: Flexible

Repair couch arm - sewing

$75

Thornbury VIC 3071, Australia

20th Jul 2022

12cm mostly straight rip in arm of couch needs neatly sewing together

Efficient and neat job