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Alterations and Sewing Service


Below you will find a price guide for general alterations. Please note, this is a guide price only, some items of clothing may vary. For bridal alterations, please contact me for further information.


Price Guide


Skirts and Dresses:


Hem unlined                        £12- £14

Hem lined                            £16- £25

Evening gown hem               £25-£35

Side seams unlined              £14-£16

Side seams lined                  £16- £20

Lift straps                            £10-£12

Shoulders unlined                £10

Shoulders lined                    £16

Lift shoulders, with sleeves  £20-£25

Replace zip                          £15- £20


Trousers and Jeans:


Shorten/ Lengthen               £10- £14

Taper down leg                    £10-£12

Waist                                    £12- £16

Replace zip                          £12- £16


Jackets and Coats:


Sleeves shortened unlined    £12

Sleeves shortened lined        £14- £18

Sleeves take in along side     £12

Jacket hem                            £15- £18

Men's 3 piece suit                 £40- £45 

Coat hem unlined                 £16

Coat hem lined                     £20

Sides                                    £16- £20

Lift Shoulders                       £34

Replace zips                         £20- £25

Curtains, blinds, soft furnishings and finishing touches


Soft Furnishings:

Cushions covers (with zip)          £12.00

Cushion covers (zip and piping)  £18.00

Seat covers (zip of velcro)           £25- £30

Seat covers (with piping)             £30- £35


Curtain Alterations:

Shorten unlined curtains from   £30 per pair

Shorten lined from                    £40 per pair

Change from pencil pleat to eyelet £30- £40

Change width of curtains          £18.00

Replace lining                           £30- £35 (lining fabric not included)


Made to measure:

Curtains from £70 per pair.

Roman blinds from £80 per blind.


Matching cushions and accessories can be made to order, please get in touch to discuss specific requirements.


Prices are correct as of January 2020

Something Unique


As an enthusiastic and passionate home sewer myself, I really enjoy working with unique requests for individual items. In the past, these have ranged from personalised baby grows and baby sleep sacks to memory cushions and teddy bears. If there is something that you're looking for but can't find, or perhapse would just like somethign more personal, please get in touch and we can discuss your ideas further.

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