Dressmaking and alteration service price list quide 

Most common alterations

Shortening straps from £10
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses special occasion from (medium/small sweep) max 2 layers £35
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses special occasion from (medium/larger sweep) max 2 layers £45
Cups insertion (cups included Size 1-4) £17
Take in/let out waist or hips through center back no zip (one layer) £25
Take in/let out waist or hips with zip no lining £30
Take in/let out waist or hips with zip with lining £35

Please enquire to book your free consultation for exact quote.

Bridal & special occasion alterations are charged at £35 per hour.

Free standard steaming is included on all dresses worked by “Oxford Bespoke Gowns”.

If you only wish to have the dress steamed before your special day charges would apply as follows:

£15 for bridesmaid/special occasion dress, wedding dresses from £50

Bridal & special occasion alterations

Resizing wedding or special occasion dress from £160
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses special occasion from (medium/small sweep) max 2 layers £35
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses special occasion from (medium/larger sweep) max 2 layers £45
Cups insertion (cups included Size 1-4) £17
Inserting extra layers into the dress (per layer) from £80
Shortening skirts & dresses special occasion additional layer from £15
Work on a corset from £100

Please enquire to book your free consultation for exact quote.

Bridal & special occasion alterations are charged at £35 per hour.

Trousers

Shortening/lengthening trousers/jeans (machine finish) – dropped off pinned ready to be hemmed £12
Shortening/lengthening trousers/jeans (machine finish) – requires fitting £14
Shortening/lengthening trousers (hand finish or with tape) – dropped off pinned ready to be hemmed £15
Shortening/lengthening trousers (hand finish or with tape) – requires fitting £17
Shortening/lengthening trousers (including lining) £18
Shortening/lengthening trousers (binding finish) £18
Shortening/lengthening trousers (turn ups or hem splits) £20
New zip no lining plus cost of zip £20
New zip with lining plus cost of zip £25
Take in waist jeans £25
Take in/let out waist or seat plain through center back no zip £25
Take in/let out waist or hips with zip no lining £30
Take in/let out waist or hips with zip with lining £35
Taper in leg 2 seams £25
Taper in leg 4 seams £35
New pockets £40
Remove pockets (top stitch or internal stitch) £10
Add elastic £13
Add knee patches £15

 Casual Skirts & Dresses

Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses (machine finish) £20
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses (hand finish) £30
Shortening/lengthening skirts & dresses (including lining or hem splits) £35
New zip skirts & dresses no lining plus cost of zip £20
New zip with lining plus cost of zip £30
Take in/let out waist or hips through center back no zip (one layer) £25
Take in/let out waist or hips with zip no lining £30
Take in/let out waist or hips with zip with lining £35
Raise waist dresses £35
Pick up shoulders/reduce across shoulders, front and back from £45
Shorten string straps/straps £15
Shorten sleeves plain (machine finish) £13
Shorten sleeves with cuffs & no buttons or placket (machine finish) £20
Shorten sleeves with cuffs & placket (menswear or womenswear) £35
Take in sleeves (1 piece sleeve & no lining) no armhole work £20
Take in sleeves (2 piece sleeve with lining) no armhole work £35
Replace lining skirts from £45
Replace lining dresses from £60

Coats & Jackets

(For Leather & Suede add £10 to each alteration below)

Shortening/lengthening coats & jackets without lining £35
Shortening/lengthening coats & jackets with lining £45
Shortening/lengthening coats & jackets with lining (including vents or hem splits) £55
New zip chunky teeth plastic or metal without lining plus zip cost £35
New zip chunky teeth plastic or metal with lining plus zip cost £40
Take in/let out waist or hips through center back no lining £30
Take in/let out waist or hips no lining £35
Take in/let out waist or hips with lining £55
Take in/let out waist or hips coats & jackets with lining including center back vent £60
Take in/let out waist or hips coats & jackets with lining including two side vents £70
Pick up shoulders/reduce across shoulders, front and back from £50
Shorten sleeves plain (machine finish) without lining £15
Shorten sleeves plain (machine finish) with lining £25
Shorten sleeves with cuffs, buttons or placket (machine finish) without lining £30
Shorten sleeves with cuffs, buttons or placket (menswear or womenswear) with lining £35
Take in sleeves (1 piece sleeve & no lining) no armhole work £25
Take in sleeves (2 piece sleeve with lining) no armhole work £40
Replace lining coats from £95
Replace lining jackets from £90
Reline sleeves £45

New bespoke pieces

New pieces: Dress casual from (cotton, linen) plus fabrics £150
New pieces: Dress casual from (silk) plus fabrics £250
New pieces: Dress evening from, Mother of the Bride plus fabrics £550
New pieces: Dress wedding from plus fabrics £1800
New pieces: Trousers from plus fabrics £150
New pieces: Skirts from plus fabrics £120
New pieces: Jackets/coats lined from Womenswear from plus fabrics £350
New pieces: Tops from plus fabrics £120

School wear (all pinned, no fitting)

Add knee patches £10
Children Shortening skirt plain no lining small/medium sweep (machine finish) £10
Children Shortening skirt plain no lining small/medium sweep (hand finish) £15
Children Shortening skirt pleated no lining (machine finish) £15
Children Shortening skirt pleated no lining (hand finish) £25
Children Shortening/lengthening trousers/jeans (machine finish) – dropped off pinned ready to be hemmed £9
Children Shortening/lengthening trousers (hand finish or with tape) – dropped off pinned ready to be hemmed £13