Below is some example pricing for the most common alterations we are asked about. All prices are examples and your price will be confirmed when you bring your item in. Prices can vary depending on the material and the complexity of the alteration work required. Please use our contact form to send us pictures if you would like us to provide you with a more specific estimate for your work.

Trousers

Standard Shorten – from £12.50 

With tape – from £14 

With turn ups – from £20

With original finish (orginal hem cut and rejoined) – from £20

Waist take in/out – from £20 – £25

Taper from knee – from £25

Full leg taper – from £35

Pocket repair each – from £10

Shorten trousers with wide bottoms/ silky material or hand stitch…..from £20- £30

Jackets & Coats

Shorten sleeves – from £30 – £40

Shorten sleeves from shoulders – from £50

Lengthen sleeves – from £35

Jacket shorten – from £35

Shoulders taking in –  from £35

Jacket sides tailored – from £30 – £35

Coat shorten – from £40

Skirts & Dresses

Shorten (unlined) – from £15

Shorten (lined) – from £25

Shorten Handstitch – from £30

Skirts/ dresses with fullness (unlined) shorten from £40

Skirts/ dresses with fullness (lined) shorten from £60

Dress take in side seams (unlined) – from £20

Dress take in side seams (lined) – from £30

Adjust shoulders (unlined) from – £20

Adjust shoulders (lined) from – £30

Zips

Trousers – from £15

Jeans – from £15

Skirts – from £15

Dress zip – from £25

Dress invisible zip – from £30

Coat zips -from £30

Wedding Alterations

Bridal Gown

HEM

Slim Hem (A line, fishtail, 1 layer & linings) from £80

Standard A line multi-layered Hem (incl. linings) from £110.00

Multi – Layered Hem, chiffon, georgette, organza (incl. linings) from £120.00 

Ballgown style, layered hem (tulle with multiple layers and linings) from £120.00

Lace hem (including linings) from £120.00 – £150.00

Additional layers shortened – from £30

BODICE

Plain side seams (taking in/letting out) from £50.00 

Side seams with lace or beadwork (taking in/letting out) from £80.00

Standard shoulders (taking up) from £40.00

Shoulders with sleeve adjustments from £60.00

Shoe string straps from £20.00

Changing zip back to corset back from £100.00 ​

Modesty Panels – from £60

Skirt

Letting out/taking in over hip/thigh on plain skirt from £60.00

Letting out/taking in over hip/thigh on lace or beaded skirt with handwork from £100.00

Prom/Bridesmaids

Frequent Requests

Shorten Standard Hem (1 layer) from £30

Shorten Standard Hem with lining from £40

Shorten Additional layers – from £20 per layer

Standard side seams (taking in/letting out) from £40.00

Taking in and letting out (detach and rejoin bodice) from £60-£80

Standard shoulders (taking up) from £30.00

Adjust straps – from £20


Hand sewing and finishing charged by the hour £25.00

Steaming £20 – £60