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Recent Trouser Alterations reviews

"Really pleased with the service from start to finish. Thank you and I will he back. 🙏🏽"

Linen trousers taken up

£35

"Did the task well"

Help me find trousers

£8

"I was absolutely thrilled with my trousers and waist coat. I described a pair of Gaultier trousers I had 20 years ago and Mihaela was able to recreate them for me perfectly. The fit is stunning. I could not be happier with the finished result of my waistcoat and trousers for my wedding"

Trousers and waistcoat made

£300

"Highly recommend. Fast and easy service. And very happy with the tailoring. Would definitely use again. M"

Trouser alteration

£50

"Very helpful and prompt!"

Help me find trousers

£8

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Why book a trouser alteration service through Airtasker?

Through Airtasker, finding trouser alterations near you is only a post away! Whether your new trousers are too long for your height or you need them to fit you better, we can connect you with professional tailors who can alter your garments according to your preferences.

We understand how frustrating it is to have the seemingly perfect pair of trousers, except they don't fit in all the right spots. Maybe you have a stash of them sitting in your closet, or you've been eyeing one in the store. Consider your problem fixed, because Taskers can work on your trousers until they fit you perfectly. They can also maintain your trouser's original finish, making the alteration subtle and barely noticeable!

Simply put up a task, your ideal budget, and the type of trouser alteration you need. You'll shortly receive offers from alteration experts near you. Choose the best person for the job based on their reviews and work history, and prepare your trousers for your appointment!

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Top Trouser Alterations related questions

There are many things to consider. For starters, your waistband should sit at or below your navel. Your trouser's rise should also be long enough to place of the band properly. The hems can touch the shoe, but they shouldn't be puddling to avoid looking sloppy. Lastly, you shouldn't have the urge to pull the crotch or rear area from time to time. Other than these, your trousers are either too tight or too loose.

Standard trouser alterations, which usually involve the inseam, waist, seat, crotch, and leg width, are mostly doable within the day. Complex ones, like adding new belt loops, swing creases, removing pleats, and recutting can take 3-5 days to weeks. You can talk to your Tasker about your desired timeline and have it arranged accordingly.

Yes. You can do basic alterations on your own, but if you want to be sure of the measurements, quality, and subtlety of the alteration, it's best to leave it to the professionals. They have the right tools, skills, and experience to have it done. Plus, you can save your time and energy from doing it yourself!

The chances of altering your trousers to a bigger size can be slim to none, and it depends if the piece has an extra amount of fabric to work on. Usually, tailored or bespoke items have a few inches of allowance for this, but off-the-rack have none. Making trousers smaller is much easier, and you can go down to two sizes maximum, depending on your comfortability.

It's best to take note of what tailors can and can't do to manage your expectations. Tailors can only do so much, especially when your trousers don't have enough fabric. It would also help for you to know what fashion trends you would like to explore, so your Tasker can match them with your preferences and what suits you the best.

Yes! It's ideal for you to wash any piece of clothing, especially newly-bought ones, before altering them. Doing so shrinks the garments down, and it'll also be easier for your tailor to get more precise measurements. Usually, the size of a clothing item after its first wash is its real size. If you shorten your trousers before washing them, they may end up being too short for you.

There are many things to consider. For starters, your waistband should sit at or below your navel. Your trouser's rise should also be long enough to place of the band properly. The hems can touch the shoe, but they shouldn't be puddling to avoid looking sloppy. Lastly, you shouldn't have the urge to pull the crotch or rear area from time to time. Other than these, your trousers are either too tight or too loose.

Yes. You can do basic alterations on your own, but if you want to be sure of the measurements, quality, and subtlety of the alteration, it's best to leave it to the professionals. They have the right tools, skills, and experience to have it done. Plus, you can save your time and energy from doing it yourself!

It's best to take note of what tailors can and can't do to manage your expectations. Tailors can only do so much, especially when your trousers don't have enough fabric. It would also help for you to know what fashion trends you would like to explore, so your Tasker can match them with your preferences and what suits you the best.

Standard trouser alterations, which usually involve the inseam, waist, seat, crotch, and leg width, are mostly doable within the day. Complex ones, like adding new belt loops, swing creases, removing pleats, and recutting can take 3-5 days to weeks. You can talk to your Tasker about your desired timeline and have it arranged accordingly.

The chances of altering your trousers to a bigger size can be slim to none, and it depends if the piece has an extra amount of fabric to work on. Usually, tailored or bespoke items have a few inches of allowance for this, but off-the-rack have none. Making trousers smaller is much easier, and you can go down to two sizes maximum, depending on your comfortability.

Yes! It's ideal for you to wash any piece of clothing, especially newly-bought ones, before altering them. Doing so shrinks the garments down, and it'll also be easier for your tailor to get more precise measurements. Usually, the size of a clothing item after its first wash is its real size. If you shorten your trousers before washing them, they may end up being too short for you.

What do trouser alteration services include?

Trouser alteration services involve shortening, lengthening, and adding a few elements to your pair. Whether it's for a special event or just for everyday wear, skilled Taskers in your area can provide quality trouser alteration services, from standard adjustments to more complex fixes. Here are the most common trouser alterations Taskers can do for you:

Altering trouser inseam

It's normal to get trousers that are either too long or too short for you. That's why most stores sell them with an unfinished hem so that tailors can easily alter them according to your preferred length. They can either fold and sew the bottom of your trouser to shorten it or sew-in pieces of additional fabric to make it longer. Where your trouser should break is based entirely up to you, but you can always ask your Tasker for suggestions to make sure the length suits you!

Altering waistband

Whether your trouser keeps falling off of you, or it gives you some trouble breathing because it's too tight, your Tasker can fix that problem in no time! It can either be taken in or let out, depending on your needs. Of the two, it's always easier to take the trouser waist in as there's extra fabric to work on. When having this kind of alteration, feel free to let your Tasker know what feels comfortable for you.

Altering trouser leg width

If you want to go for a slimmer look, your Tasker can taper the trouser legs as well! Tapered trouser legs can give you a more professional and cleaner look, but it can also depend on the default trouser style and your body type. If you have a bigger upper body, a thinner-looking pair of legs won't look good either. Tapering suit trousers isn't also ideal since they need to look proportional.

If needed, you can get someone to alter your entire suit to make sure everything goes well. It's best to consult your Tasker if tapered trouser legs would look good on you, and how far can it go.

Altering zipper, hook and eye

These are more of a trouser repair than an alteration, but it's better to have these done than to buy a new pair of trousers entirely. Maybe you purchased a new one off-the-rack, but the zipper, hook, and eye didn't match your style, or maybe your favourite trousers need some repair. After all, these are prone to damage since they are moving parts. You certainly don't want to be caught with your fly open!

You can have your Tasker repair your zipper, hook, and eye, and let them know if you have preferred styles and designs. To lessen the damage, you can also get an expert to do your laundry so you can be sure your trousers are taken care of properly.

Recent Trouser Alterations tasks

Mens trousers 4 pairs loosen waists

£38

Short Heath, West Midlands

25th Sep 2022

There is fabric to adjust on all the waistbands - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 15 October 2022

Shorten suit trousers

£20

Worcester Park, Surrey

16th Sep 2022

shorten suit trousers as they are too long - Due date: Before Monday, 26 September 2022

Shortening of trouser

£40

Wandsworth, Greater London, SW18

3rd Sep 2022

To make the legs of m trousers shorter - Due date: Before Sunday, 4 September 2022

Trouser alteration

£10

Enfield Highway, Greater London

28th Aug 2022

Shorten trouser tailored flared style - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 29 August 2022

I need a pair of trousers hemmed

£25

Dalston, Greater London, E8

24th Aug 2022

I have a pair of trousers in a loose/light-weight material that needs hemming as they're a tad too long for me - Due date: Before Friday, 26 August 2022

Cargo Trousers pattern + sample

£400

Charing Cross, Greater London

11th Aug 2022

I will provide a CAD Technical drawing and will need pattern cutting and final samples. Fabrics will also be provided. - Due date: Flexible

Trouser alterations

£60

Crystal Palace, Greater London, SE19

30th May 2022

I live in Crystal Palace and am looking for a seamstress for general alterations for my clothes. I am very short and petite and often need to get trousers especially taken in or taken up. I am looking to have a few pairs of trousers taken up ahead of a festival I am going to on 19th June, is this something you could help with please? There will be 3-4 garments that need alterations in total. - Due date: Before Sunday, 19 June 2022

Camilla took 2 pairs of trousers up for me and altered a pair of shorts as well. She was really professional and lovely to work with and I am really happy with all of my garments!

Shorten trouser hem (faux leather trousers)

£10

Kitwell, Worcestershire

23rd Sep 2022

I have a pair of faux leather jeans that need taking up an inch or two - Due date: Flexible

Trouser alteration

£50

Calne Marsh, Wiltshire

12th Sep 2022

Altering lenth of trousers - Due date: Flexible

Shorten pants and suit

£50

Deptford, Greater London, SE8

29th Aug 2022

Shorten pants Adjust suit jacket - Due date: Before Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Trouser tailoring

£15

Carpenders Park, Hertfordshire

28th Aug 2022

Small trimming for three trousers - Due date: Before Tuesday, 30 August 2022

Taper suit trousers

£10

Lambeth, Greater London, SE1

19th Aug 2022

Shorten suit Trousers, tapering - Due date: Flexible

Jacket to big . trousers too long

£125

Forestdale, Greater London, CR0

10th Aug 2022

It was a tailored suit which I haven't worn now for several years. The Jacket is now too big for me and it's too long, it looks old fashioned. The trousers are also to big, particularly around the waist. The lining in the left leg is torn but I really don't are about this. - Due date: Before Saturday, 20 August 2022

Trouser alteration

£10

Highams Park, Greater London, E4

1st Oct 2022

Shorten formal trousers. I have template - Due date: Flexible

Ripped trousers requiring a fix!

£25

South Lambeth, Greater London, SW8

18th Sep 2022

Looking to extend the life of two pairs of trousers. 1x Pair of jeans with large rip around knee area 1x Chords with vertical rip down the bum area. - Due date: Flexible

Trouser ripped

£50

Hillingdon Heath, Greater London

4th Sep 2022

Needs to be sewn around Bottom of trousers - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 5 September 2022

Trouser shortening

£15

Cyprus, Greater London

29th Aug 2022

I need 3 inches taking off my trousers - Due date: Flexible

Trousers sample

£50

Denmark Hill, Greater London, SE5

25th Aug 2022

Trouser sample to be made. Pattern available - Due date: Before Friday, 2 September 2022

Trouser alteration

£28

Charing Cross, Greater London

15th Aug 2022

I have 6 trousers that need to be altered as they are quite long for me. - Due date: Flexible

Get the zipper on my trousers fixed

£15

Finsbury, Greater London, WC1X

9th Aug 2022

The zipper on my trousers broke, so I would like to get it fixed or replaced. - Due date: Flexible