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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. 

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