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Recent Sewing reviews

"Amazing service. Really fast and friendly. Thank you!"

Sewing of seating cushion covers

£100

"Brenda did brilliant job on two dining chairs. Was a complicated pattern and sewing was great and chairs look great Thank you Brenda and hope to see you again! Mark "

Sewing Fabric onto chairs

£70

"A great help - thank you"

Help sewing a patchwork blanket together

£25

"Perfect. Amazing, friendly and professional. Adjusted my curtains beautifully!"

Sewing - Measure and shorten multiple curtains on site

£150

"Amazing! Great help on a very challenging task."

Sewing gloves

£150

"Brenda provided a brilliant service. Very easy to communicate with. Very enjoyable experience. "

I need sewing

£400

What's the average cost of a sewing alteration service

£55 - £120

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£55

median

£90

high

£120

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Why hire a sewing expert through Airtasker?

It’s easy to find a reliable sewing service near you when you put up a task on our platform. Get free, no-obligation quotes for any sewing service, whether you need a bespoke dress made or a zip repaired. Simply put up a task on our platform, and we’ll connect you with multiple sewing experts in your location.

Airtasker helps you find rated and reviewed sewing experts in minutes. This way, you get to compare quotes and find the right sewing expert in one efficient platform. Let us help you find an experienced sewer who’ll help you achieve your dream dress without costing you a fortune. As a result, you get a unique and lovely-looking garment within your budget.

Get any sewing service done through our platform, from dressmaking to clothing repair and alteration. Airtasker is a one-stop-shop for anything you need done; Taskers can even handle the dry-cleaning and ironing for you!

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Top Sewing related questions

Taskers can sew any item for you, be it clothing, accessories, or upholstery. Sewing experts can make, repair, or alter fabric pieces, such as shirts, dresses, curtains, and seat covers. They can also add embellishments like embroidery onto clothes and other fabrics.

Taskers can help you with one-off sewing tasks or long-term sewing work. So whether you simply need a button sewn onto a blouse or a couple of mittens made for your business, Taskers can help! As long as a Tasker is available, you can get small or big tasks done.

You can either supply the sewing materials or have a sewing expert provide everything for the service. Tell us about your task, and we’ll connect you with sewers who’ll help ensure you get the perfect fabric or right colour of thread for your sewing task.  

Sewing services may take anywhere from an hour to a couple of days. Lead times depend on Tasker availability and skill, as well as the nature of the task. For example, mending a rip may take a few minutes, while making a wedding dress may take up to 9 months. But if you have an urgent sewing request, no worries! Just tell us what you need, and available Taskers can start reaching out to you.  

Yes. Dressmakers and seamstresses have overlapping skills, but they differ in certain skill sets. In general, dressmakers specialise in making dresses. What’s more, dressmakers tend to have a wider range of skills, from designing a dress to putting fabrics together. Meanwhile, seamstresses or seamsters are considered a “jack of all trades” in sewing. Their main task is to sew garments together. 

Yes, we can help you find same-day sewing services. If you’re in a rush, simply tell us how soon you need the sewing service. We’ll then connect you with available sewing services near you. Nearby sewing services can come over as soon as possible and even sew your garment on-site. But if you’re busy running errands, your Tasker can instead pick up your item and bring it back to you once it’s repaired or altered.

Taskers can sew any item for you, be it clothing, accessories, or upholstery. Sewing experts can make, repair, or alter fabric pieces, such as shirts, dresses, curtains, and seat covers. They can also add embellishments like embroidery onto clothes and other fabrics.

You can either supply the sewing materials or have a sewing expert provide everything for the service. Tell us about your task, and we’ll connect you with sewers who’ll help ensure you get the perfect fabric or right colour of thread for your sewing task.  

Yes. Dressmakers and seamstresses have overlapping skills, but they differ in certain skill sets. In general, dressmakers specialise in making dresses. What’s more, dressmakers tend to have a wider range of skills, from designing a dress to putting fabrics together. Meanwhile, seamstresses or seamsters are considered a “jack of all trades” in sewing. Their main task is to sew garments together. 

Taskers can help you with one-off sewing tasks or long-term sewing work. So whether you simply need a button sewn onto a blouse or a couple of mittens made for your business, Taskers can help! As long as a Tasker is available, you can get small or big tasks done.

Sewing services may take anywhere from an hour to a couple of days. Lead times depend on Tasker availability and skill, as well as the nature of the task. For example, mending a rip may take a few minutes, while making a wedding dress may take up to 9 months. But if you have an urgent sewing request, no worries! Just tell us what you need, and available Taskers can start reaching out to you.  

Yes, we can help you find same-day sewing services. If you’re in a rush, simply tell us how soon you need the sewing service. We’ll then connect you with available sewing services near you. Nearby sewing services can come over as soon as possible and even sew your garment on-site. But if you’re busy running errands, your Tasker can instead pick up your item and bring it back to you once it’s repaired or altered.

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

Help making costume on sewing machine

£35

Croydon, Greater London

30th Sep 2022

I’m trying to make a hallowe’en costume I have a sewing machine. But I cannot think alone Anyone wanna come round and help make outfit? - Due date: Flexible

Sew a dress

£25

Surrey Quays, Greater London, SE16

20th Sep 2022

I need to cut a dress shorter as it's all over the floor now. - Due date: Before Sunday, 25 September 2022

Changing the blade in sewing machine and width of the stitch

£150

Spitalfields, Greater London

12th Sep 2022

Jack overlocker machine needs blade change and the width of stitch checked. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 12 September 2022

Sewing machine service

£50

Banbury, Oxfordshire

6th Sep 2022

We have several sewing machines that need a general service - Due date: Flexible

Sewing machine cleaning

£50

Hackney, Greater London, E8

29th Aug 2022

Clean a sewing machine and overlock machine. Remove needle that fell into the sewing machine - Due date: Before Sunday, 4 September 2022

Sewing: shortening four Dunelm curtains (2 small 2 large)

£20

Perry Street, Kent

13th Aug 2022

| • | I've not done this before and don't know what the market rate is. Feel free to suggest different sums! | • | Hi, I need someone with sewing experience around Gravesend / Kent area to shorten four curtains from Dunelm - they're polyester and I only need a few inches off of them. Am happy to drive to you if you're within reasonable distance and wait until alterations are complete. Hopefully a very easy one. JS

Sewing of seating cushion covers

£100

Gipsy Hill, Greater London

30th Apr 2022

I have 2 foam cushions 194 x50 cm and 240x60 that need covers sowing please. I have fabric - Due date: Flexible

Amazing service. Really fast and friendly. Thank you!

Sewing machine maintenance

£30

King's Cross, Greater London, N1

27th Sep 2022

Thread always jump out from needles when sewing all kinds of fabric.Juki Industrial Sewing Machine. - Due date: Flexible

Patter cutter and sewing

£1,000

Kensal Rise, Greater London, NW6

17th Sep 2022

2 full outfits from reference pictures - Due date: Before Thursday, 1 December 2022

Fix my sewing machine

£25

South Kensington, Greater London, SW7

11th Sep 2022

My Singer sewing machine is not sewing properly after a needle snapped. Needle replaced but not working - Due date: Flexible

Sew Labels into hats

£100

West Drayton, Greater London, UB7

6th Sep 2022

I have 300 baseball caps that need care labels sewn in. Our foreign vendor had sewn incorrect labels therefore we need to replace. We can remove old labels but we need seamstress to sow one label per hat using a simple single stitch attaching only one side of care label. Thread should roughly match thread colour already in hats (different colours, 100 x green, 50 x grey, 50 x navy blue, 50 x white, 50 x black. - Due date: Flexible

Cut and sew dress

£50

Goodmayes, Greater London

23rd Aug 2022

Long sequins dress I want you to cut and sew it for me pls - Due date: Flexible

Sewing machine fixed

£30

Streatham Vale, Greater London

5th Aug 2022

My sewing machine is not working correctly- seems to be to do with the bobbin thread not linking with the top thread - Due date: Flexible

My sewing machine keeps jamming - thread not catching

£50

Kilburn, Greater London, NW6

3rd Oct 2022

My sewing machine needle doesnt Catch the bottom thread and keeps jamming! I need help wit repair - Due date: Flexible

I need a few patches sewn onto my jacket

£10

Streatham, Greater London, SW16

22nd Sep 2022

I have some embroidered patches - Due date: Flexible

Sew cloth patch to a sofa to cover a small rip

£50

Kennington, Greater London

12th Sep 2022

There is a small burn on a cloth sofa and just need someone to sew a patch on top of it.  The patch has been provided with the sofa and it just needs putting on top of the hole.  Anyone with reasonable seamstress skills should be able to do the job.  - Due date: Before Sunday, 25 September 2022

Great service

Sewing of 5 evening dresses

£1,000

Charing Cross, Greater London

10th Sep 2022

I have 5 dresses to be sewn from pattern. I would also be interested in tailoring correction of 6 garment for perfect fit. - Due date: Flexible

Dress to be sewn

£30

Grange, Kent

4th Sep 2022

I need a dress to be sewn i have fabrics - Due date: Flexible

Brother flat sewing machine servicing

£200

Selhurst, Greater London, CR0

21st Aug 2022

the machine has stopped working - Due date: Before Friday, 26 August 2022

Sewing - Measure and shorten multiple curtains on site

£150

Newchapel, Surrey

19th Jun 2022

I would like to have someone on site for a day to make their way around the rooms. We have curtains on rails hanging but they are all too long and need to be cut and hemmed - Due date: Before Thursday, 30 June 2022

Perfect. Amazing, friendly and professional. Adjusted my curtains beautifully!