Alterations2019-03-07T22:17:44+00:00

Alterations

I value quality of my work and I am fully insured. I am quick and efficient with many satisfied customers and over 20 years of experience.

If you are looking to shorten, lengthen, re-fit or re-model that special dress you love – please look no further!  I offer a professional alteration service from my home studio in Summertown, Oxford.  The alterations price list is attached below. Please send me an email for more information.

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Dressmaking and alteration service price list

(quide price only)

Trousers

Shortening/lengthening trousers/jeans (machine finish) £10
Shortening/lengthening trousers (hand finish or with tape) £14
Shortening/lengthening trousers (including lining) £18
Shortening/lengthening trousers (binding finish) £18
Shortening/lengthening trousers (turn ups or hem splits) £18
New zip plain £15
New invisible zip £18
Take in waist jeans £20
Take in/let out waist or waist & seat plain trousers £18
Take in/let out waist or waist trousers with zip £28
Take in/let out waist or waist trousers with zip & lining £35
Taper in leg 2 seams £20
Taper in leg 4 seams £30
Re hem plain £8
New pockets £20
Remove pockets £8
Repair pockets/close pockets (per 1) £6
Add poppers/ hook and bars (per 1) £3
Add elastic £13
Add knee patches £12

Skirts & Dresses

Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses (machine finish) £18
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses (hand finish) £22
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses (including lining or hem splits) £27
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses special occasion (self & lining) from £30
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses special occasion additional layer £8
New zip plain no lining £15
New invisible zip no lining £18
New zip plain with lining £25
New invisible zip with lining £28
Take in/let out waist or waist & hips plain skirts & dresses £18
Take in/let out waist or waist & hips plain skirts & dresses with zip £28
Take in/let out waist or waist & hips plain skirts & dresses with zip & lining £35
Raise waist dresses £30
Pick up shoulders/reduce across shoulders, front and back from £30
Shorten string straps/straps £15
Shorten sleeves plain (machine finish) £10
Shorten sleeves with cuffs & no buttons or placket (machine finish) £13
Shorten sleeves with cuffs & placket (menswear or womenswear) £25
Take in sleeves (1 piece sleeve & no lining) £15
Take in sleeves (2 piece sleeve with lining) £30
Add darts /rebalance £20
Amend collar shape from £20
Re shape neck line from £25
Replace lining skirts from £30
Replace lining dresses from £40
Insert bra cups £7

Coats & Jackets

Shortening/lengthening coats & jackets without lining £25
Shortening/lengthening coats & jackets with lining £35
Shortening/lengthening coats & jackets with lining (including vents or hem splits) £40
New zip chunky teeth plastic or metal without lining from £25
New zip chunky teeth plastic or metal with lining from £30
Take in/let out waist or waist & hips coats & jackets with lining £35
Take in/let out waist or waist & hips coats & jackets without lining £25
Take in/let out waist or waist & hips coats & jackets with lining £40
Take in/let out waist or waist & hips coats & jackets with lining including Centre Back vent £50
Pick up shoulders/reduce across shoulders, front and back from £40
Shorten sleeves plain (machine finish) without lining £12
Shorten sleeves plain (machine finish) with lining £20
Shorten sleeves with cuffs & no buttons or placket (machine finish) without lining £15
Shorten sleeves with cuffs & placket (menswear or womenswear) with lining £35
Take in sleeves (1 piece sleeve & no lining) £15
Take in sleeves (2 piece sleeve with lining) £30
Amend collar shape from £20
Re shape neck line from £25
Replace lining coats from £75
Replace lining jackets from £65
Reline sleeves £35
Add elastic cuffs £20

New bespoke pieces

New pieces: Dress casual from £150
New pieces: Dress evening from £300
New pieces: Dress wedding from £1200
New pieces: Trousers from £150
New pieces: Skirts from £120
New pieces: Jackets/coats lined from Womenswear from £300
New pieces: Jackets lined from Menswear from £400
New pieces: Tops from £80

School wear

Add knee patches £10
Children Shortening trousers/jeans (machine finish) £7
Add 10 labels (machine finish) £8
Children Shortening skirt plain no lining (machine finish) £8
Children Shortening skirt plain no lining (hand finish) £10
Children Shortening skirt pleated no lining (machine finish) £15