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Recent Sewing reviews

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

I need sewing


Amazing! Great help on a very challenging task.

Sewing gloves


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

Sewing - Measure and shorten multiple curtains on site


A great help - thank you

Help sewing a patchwork blanket together


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


Amazing service. Really fast and friendly. Thank you!

Sewing of seating cushion covers


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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.

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

Sew a top for a wedding


Bromley, Greater London

3rd Dec 2023

I'd like an overlay top for an outfit for a wedding made, I will provide the fabric and have photos are reference points - Due date: Flexible

Repair of a sewing machine


Greater London, England, United Kingdom

1st Dec 2023

The bobbiin keeps jamming up with a lot of thread underneath when l am sewing stitching - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 2 December 2023

Sewing rod pocket into 40m fabric


White City, Greater London, W12

1st Dec 2023

WE have 40m of drape for pipe and drape system but we need to sew in the rod pocket. Can this be done today? very urgent - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 1 December 2023

Fix an vintage sewing machine


Cliftonville, Kent

26th Nov 2023

It misses a stitch every now and again - Due date: Flexible

Repair sewing machine


Sedgeletch, Tyne and Wear

26th Nov 2023

Power to machine ok None of the buttons work: stitch width stuck on ERR and length stuck on 4 Foot pedal hs no effect - Due date: Before Tuesday, 28 November 2023

Sew a sleeve


Clapham, Greater London, SW4

26th Nov 2023

Hi we have an inside of the jacket in need of a sew so it can be taken to dry cleaners. It is a typical rip from putting arms up. Jacket is moose knuckles puffer so would need specialist/confident attention - is this something you can do?

Repair my sewing machine


Eynsford, Kent

26th Nov 2023

The machine is unable to start without manually turning the wheel. Once started it works fairly well but it's a very old Toyota simple machine and I wonder whether it's worth repairing or whether I should buy a new one (I'm an infrequent user). Thanks Hannah - Due date: Flexible

Help fix sewing machine


Whitechapel, Greater London, E1

20th Nov 2023

When I sew anything, the material gets bundled up and stuck - Due date: Flexible

Cutting and sewing


The Camp, Hertfordshire

17th Nov 2023

I have by kids vests with nappy buttons. As he’s a slim toddler all fit really well. So I want the bottom to be cut and stitched. As it’s an undergarment and he’s potty training. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 18 November 2023

Mechanic Sewing Machine


Westbourne Green, Greater London

16th Nov 2023

Highlead GG0028-1 need adjustment sewing machinne not sewing.. works but doesn’t see. - Due date: Flexible

Sewing on patches


Shortwood, Gloucestershire

14th Nov 2023

I’m in need of around 20 band patches being sewed onto my sleeveless denim jacket. Potentially more as I collect them. I’m unsure on the price for a job like this so please make me an offer. I’m not good with sewing hence the question! I’m not in a particular rush, so when someone is available that would be great! - Due date: Flexible

Sewing duvet comforter and duvet cover (Richmond or London area)


Richmond, Greater London, TW10

14th Nov 2023

I need to sew some magnetic tape strips on both the duvet cover and the duvet comforter. Happy to have a call and explain how to do it! Richmond or London area preferred. - Due date: Flexible - Due date: Flexible

Sewing machine repairer


South Hatfield, Hertfordshire

12th Nov 2023

The needle is getting stuck and not moving freely. Used it to sew minutes before and it just got stuck - Due date: Before Wednesday, 22 November 2023

Sewing machine repair


Clapham Park, Greater London

11th Nov 2023

I suspect the problem is minor. Machine not used much and not that old. Make - JL110 John Lewis machine - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 14 November 2023

Sewing Machinist


Lower Edmonton, Greater London

6th Nov 2023

I need a sewing machinist to help with our heavy workload in our factory. We have many different garments and styles. - Due date: Flexible

Sewing machine repair


North Woolwich, Greater London

4th Nov 2023

Needles keeps on breaking - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 6 November 2023

Seamstress to come to my home and sew up a small tear in my mattress


South Kensington, Greater London, SW7

4th Nov 2023

Hi! I am needing a seamstress to come to my home and hopefully sew up a very small rip in my mattress before it gets bigger. Is this something you would be able to do? Thank you so much! - Due date: Before Friday, 10 November 2023

Sewing task - to shorten trouser lengths for various quantities.


Goodmayes, Greater London

1st Nov 2023

I need someone who has an accomplished sewing skills to undertake sewing tasks - to shorten trouser lengths for various quantities. - Due date: Flexible

Sewing/ cloth repair


Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8

30th Oct 2023

I need a new zipper fitted on the dress and a little fix on the front of the dress for more info contact me please - Due date: Flexible

I really was satisfied and also surprised how it turned out. I didn’t think it would be that good. The best results ever

Sewing repair of sofa


Hampstead, Greater London, NW3

29th Oct 2023

Small hole in the back of couch. I have a swatch of the same material/fabric to use, but none of the sewing expertise. Please show some examples of your work and I’ll need you to bring your own equipment/threads. - Due date: Flexible