A white van parked on a street, with a person standing next to it, ready to load or unload items.
A white van parked on a street, with a person standing next to it, ready to load or unload items.

Find professional sewing in Melbourne

Fill in a short form and get free quotes for local sewing alterations in Melbourne


Excellent rating - 4.5/5 (9200+ reviews)

Looking for sewing alterations?

  • Pinching
  • Lengthening
  • Shortening
  • Repairing
  • … or anything else
It only takes 2 minutes. And it's free.
Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
No job too big or small
Free insurance coverage
Secure cashless payments
Same day or next day service at no extra cost

Best rated sewing alteration services near me

Recent Sewing reviews in Melbourne

Srey was quick to respond, easy to deal with, available to fit my schedule and did a good job. Would recommend.

Sew reflective strips


Sabina did a wonderful job making my cushion covers in a very quick time frame. The sewing was expertly done and I’m very happy with the result.

Sewing required - x4 outdoor cushions


Great work, efficient and good communication. Recommemded.

Sewing / seamstress - cushions recovered


Awesome thankyou :)

I need sewing


Did a fantastic job. She went above and beyond.

Sew on a clip. Fitzroy.


Amazing job! Perfect sewing of my 3 seater sofa cushions. Will definitely hire again. Thanks moazzam!

Sofa cushion sewing - 3 seater


What's the average cost of a sewing alteration service in Melbourne

$40 - $150







Low, median and high bar chart distribuiton

Average reviews for Sewing Services in Melbourne

based on 166 reviews



What is Airtasker?

Post your task

Post your task

Tell us what you need, it's FREE to post.

Review offers

Review offers

Get offers from trusted Taskers and view profiles.

Get it done

Get it done

Choose the right person for your task and get it done.

Now Available
  • Get it done now. Pay later.
  • Repay in 4 fortnightly instalments
  • No interest
  • Available on payments up to $1,500

What do sewing services include?

Sewing services include dressmaking, tailoring, and clothing alteration and repair. Our platform connects you with sewing experts for various items, such as prom dresses, trousers, jackets, and streetwear. Whether you need a jumpsuit made from scratch or a dress was taken up, you’ll find Taskers who can help. Here’s a list of sewing tasks you can get done through our platform. 

Custom sewing 

Hire a sewist who can create clothes for you based on a sketch, existing garment, or Pinterest inspiration. Bespoke dressmaking or tailoring lets you achieve the perfect fit and style. And you’re sure to have a one-of-a-kind garment you’ll love to wear for the years to come. Sewing experts can sew custom garments, including prom dresses, costumes, wedding dresses, and polo shirts. 

If you run a small business, put up a task and find an experienced sewer who can produce your products, be it womenswear or small mittens. When your pieces are ready, a fashion photographer can take amazing photos of your clothes – ready for posting on Instagram!   

Clothing repair 

Sewists offer clothing repair services. They can fix a broken zip or sew on a button. No task is too small! Clothing repair also includes mending holes and stitching up linings. Discovered a rip on your dress, and your party is a few hours away? Put up a task and find nearby sewing services in minutes. 

Once you’ve accepted an offer, your Tasker can come by and deal with your clothing emergency. If you’re in no rush, go ahead and have a sewer fix up or restyle an old garment you love. You could even hire a Tasker to dry-clean a dusty coat or iron your clothes. 

Clothing alteration 

Sewers can alter clothes in many ways, such as adjusting the length of trousers or tightening a skirt around the waist. Sewing experts can also add features to a garment, whether it’s adding nifty pockets to a dress or sewing patches onto sleeves. 

Clothing alteration is a great way to customise or update a garment to a wearer’s preference. Find sewing alteration services near you today by putting up a task and telling us what you need to be done.  

Upholstery and drapery sewing

Aside from clothing, sewing experts can work on upholstery, linens, and other items. Upholstery sewing includes sewing couch cushions and repairing zips on seat covers. You can also find local sewing machinists who sew pillow covers or curtains. Whatever you need, we’ll connect you with Taskers equipped to do the job.  

Sewing lessons 

Learn how to mend a garment yourself or get started on your dream clothing business. You can avail affordable and quality sewing lessons through our platform. We’ll help you find sewing experts happy to teach you sewing skills

Whether you’d like to start a new hobby or become an independent sewing machinist, sewing lessons can help you achieve your goals. Simply put up a task, set your budget, and get offers from local sewing lessons near you. 

Recent Sewing tasks in Melbourne

Sew pockets into shorts


Collingwood VIC, Australia

17th Sep 2023

I would like someone to sew some pockets to fit my phone/ wallet in some pocketless sport shorts. Ideally without interfering with the overall look of them. - Due date: Flexible

Help with costume - pattern design and sewing


Richmond VIC, Australia

16th Sep 2023

Need help with a dance costume! I have my ideas and design but not the skills to create, cut and sew. Need someone to create and sew the costume – I will need guidance on the amount and right materials/fabric (I have been guided on colours/fabric to choose from – shiny and sequined). Note the costume is likely a sleeveless jumpsuit & black sequined top {but your input will help :)} - Due date: Before Thursday, 5 October 2023 - Due date: Before Wednesday, 4 October 2023

Hem sewing


Richmond VIC, Australia

11th Sep 2023

Edge bed spread approx 2 metres x1.5 metres - Due date: Flexible

Cut and and sew 3 outdoor cushions 78x58cm 10cm


Coburg VIC 3058, Australia

10th Sep 2023

Cut out n sew 3 outdoor cushions 78x58cm 10cm height.. old cushion provided for pattern as well as zips and sewing thread - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 17 September 2023

Sabina did a wonderful job with my outdoor cushions. They look great and she got them done quickly. She's also a great communicator and good yo deal with.

Do some simple sewing fix up jobs


Balaclava VIC 3183, Australia

9th Sep 2023

Need a dress hemmed up, and a few other small alterations done. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 13 September 2023

Sew Napkins


Elwood VIC, Australia

28th Aug 2023

Need to sew 10 pre cut napkins with a 3 thread rolled hem ONLY. Price per napkin ideally. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Custom sewing


Melbourne VIC, Australia

25th Aug 2023

I’m looking for some with machine sewing experience who can help construct golf club covers. Ideally using an industrial standard sewing machine. Most likely cotton blend & fleece fabrics, no leather or thick fabric. A few attempts at a sample style followed by an order of multiples. Goal is to up-cycle materials. Photos of sample styles & shapes. Looking to pay for 3 samples before goi my any further. Flexible with timeframes. Preferably Melbourne based. - Due date: Flexible

Sewing pocket to shorts


Richmond VIC, Australia

23rd Aug 2023

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

Need patches sewn onto motorbike leather vest


Essendon VIC, Australia

22nd Aug 2023

need about 15 patches sewn ont leather motorbike vest, can drop off. near essendon vic - Due date: Flexible

Organic Cotton Canvas sewer to make bags


South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

22nd Aug 2023

Looking for someone who can make 5 sample organic cotton bags ASAP - Must have size: W 48cm x L 35cm x D 13cm - Must have Natural colour with screen printed logo at front - Must have Zipper closure - Must have Internal pocket - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 23 August 2023

Loose a screw on my sewing machine


Melbourne 維多利亞省澳大利亚

21st Aug 2023

There is a dia=6-7mm screw on my sewing machine, that I can’t loose it to change my sewing foot. It’s way too tight, really need help urgently. - Due date: Needs to be done on 2023年8月21日 星期一

Simple craft/sewing project - Fabric Fan


St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

11th Aug 2023

I'm looking for someone with sewing skills who can assist me in finishing some fabric fans. I will supply the cut fabric already fixed to interfacing. The fabric will need to be hemmed, folded and ironed into an accordion shape, and sewn along the base to create a fan shape. I will provide all the specs to help you do this. Precision/neatness will be important on this project. We'll try with one and if the result looks good I will have plenty more work. Images attached are of a rough prototype to give you an idea. Any questions let me know! - Due date: Flexible

Great outcome, thank you Dee :)

I need some custom table square sewed


St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

7th Aug 2023

I need a seamstress who is able to sew a basic square. 45cmx 45cm. Looking for about 400 table squares. I will supply the material. - Due date: Flexible

Sew handwoven fabric into cushions


Northcote VIC, Australia

4th Aug 2023

I have handwoven fabric squares to be sewn up into handwoven cushions. Lining is optional, with zipper as closures. Thread and zippers will be provided. There’s five cushions between 45cm x 45cm and 50cm x 50cm. Experience with handwoven fabrics ideal, as it can slip and be quite gauzy. - Due date: Flexible

Finish sewing my patchwork quilt pillow


Toorak VIC, Australia

15th Jul 2023

Create a hand made quilted pillow to gift to a friend. I’ve completed 50% with the patchwork panels completed, still need to sew together, baste to batting, quilt stitch together (can be machine done) and construct into final pillow. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 22 July 2023

Great service. Thank you

Two flat sheets sewn together to make a queen size duvet cover


Kensington VIC, Australia

28th Jun 2023

Two queen size flat sheets to be sewn together to make a duvet cover. Press studs alongside the open end - Due date: Flexible

Very happy with the work

Hem sewing adjustment on dress


Northcote VIC, Australia

15th Jun 2023

I have a brand new dress that I need to un-hem in order to make it longer. It’s expensive and the dress is needed for a wedding so the quality of the hemming must be of a high standard. - Due date: Flexible

Drek was fab! Lengthened the hem on my bridesmaids dress perfectly. Friendly, efficient, honest! So well done. Will use her every time I need mending and alterations done

Sew a cushion cover


Melbourne VIC, Australia

21st May 2023

I need a cushion cover made for a 1400x1200x100mm cushion. Its just a dog bed for the back of the car, so nothing fancy. I already have the material and cushion. Just need someone to sew it all up. - Due date: Before Saturday, 27 May 2023

Sewing buttons on coats


Fitzroy VIC, Australia

9th May 2023

We are a clothing store with lots of coats which require button shank reenforcing on the buttons. $35/ hour Estimate a few days work - Due date: Flexible

Sew 4 x 3 metre fabrics together


Prahran VIC 3181, Australia

3rd May 2023

Need to sew 4 x 3 meter fabrics together to create two x bigger fabrics. I will drop off and pick up or wait until done. - Due date: Before Thursday, 4 May 2023

Kristina was so easy to deal with! Did a great job!