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CLOTHING ALTERATION PRICE GUIDE

CHILDREN ALTERATION CHARGES

Pants Hem - shorten - machine stitch

$8.00 A PAIR

Pants Hem - lengthen (if enough fabric)

$8.00

Lengthen pants w/trim or fabric (not including cost of trim or fabric) add $8.00 to above price

Waist - Take in/out pants/skirts

$5.00

Waist - Take in/out dress side seams

$5.00

Skirt Hem - Machine Stitched

$5.00 and up

Skirt Hem - Pleated

$15.00 and up

Dress Hem Shorten - Straight - Machine Stitch

$5.00

Dress Hem Shorten - Flared - Machine Stitch

$10.00

Dress Hem Layers for Flared Dress

$10 for each layer

Fancy Dress Alterations

Starts at $20.00 and up

 Please provide your item pinned to your length preference.

 

 

 

LADIES SKIRTS & TEEN/YOUNG ADULT ALTERATIONS

Skirt Machine Stitched Hem

$10.00

Skirt Machine Stitched Hem Lined

$15.00

Skirt - Hand Stitched Hem

$20.00

Skirt - Lined no pleat Hem

$25.00

Skirt - Lined w/Kick Pleat Hem

$30.00

Skirt pleated Hem

$30.00 and up

Replace Elastic in Waist (plus cost of elastic)

$10.00

Take In/Let Out (if enough seam allowance) Waist

$15.00 (add $5.00 for lining)

Take In Waist, add darts

$20.00

Take in sides from waist down

$20.00

Re-line (does NOT include cost of material)

$35.00 and up

 

 

Note:  Above Prices for skirt flare up to 54 inches

Add $1.00 for machine stitch, or $2.00 for hand-stitch, for each additional 2 inches in flare

 

To save the labor expense of fitting time, consider providing your item pinned to your length preference.

 

 

 

PANT/SLACKS ALTERATION

SHORTEN OR LENGTHEN (if enough seam allowance)

MACHINE STITCH HEM

Price is for both pant legs

Pants/Slacks unlined

$10.00

Pants/Slacks - unlined w/cuffs

$15.00

Pants/Slacks - Lined w/o cuffs

$15.00

Pants/Slacks - Lined w/cuffs

$20.00

Jeans - shorten only

$10.00

HAND STITCHED HEM

 

Pants/Slacks unlined

$15.00

Pants/Slacks - unlined w/cuffs

$20.00

Pants/Slacks - Lined w/o cuffs

$20.00

Pants/Slacks - Lined w/cuffs

$25.00

Jeans - shorten only

$20.00

OTHER

Replace or reposition zipper

$15.00 (plus cost of zipper if needed)

Replace pocket

 $15.00 (extra charge for fabric and notions

if not supplied by customer)

Replace Elastic in Waist (plus cost of elastic)

$10.00

Take In/Let Out Waist

$15.00 (add $5.00 for lining)

Take in sides from waist down

$20.00

Taper legs (from below waistline)

$25.00

Add Lining

$45.00+ (extra charge for fabric and notions if not supplied by customer)

 

 

Note:  Above prices are for basic hems.  

Depending upon the flare (width), there will be an additional charge to compensate for the necessary time needed to complete the alteration.  Generally $2 - $10.

 

Wide teen/youth fashions - hem costs start at $25.00 and will be machine stitched.

 

To save the labor expense of fitting time, consider providing your item(s) pinned to your length preference.

 


 

 

BLOUSES, DRESSES, SUITS and COATS CHARGES

Blouse Sleeves - Straight hem - machine-stitched

$10.00

Blouse Sleeves - Straight-hem - hand-stitched

$15.00

Blouse Sleeves - Cuffed hem - shortened

$15.00

Blouse Sleeves - Convert to short sleeve - machine stitched

$15.00

Blouse replace elastic in sleeve

$10.00

Add shoulder pads

$10.00 + Cost of pads

Add machine buttonholes

$4.00 each

Add button Hand

$1.00 each plus cost of button

Add hook and eyes, snaps

$2.00 each plus cost of set

Shirt tail hem

$10.00

Blouse Hem - straight hem

$10.00

Blouse Hem - Dress shirt

$20.00

Blouse - taper sides

$15.00

Blouse - add darts

$10.00/pair

Shorten or lengthen Coats and Jackets

$40.00

Lengthen and face

$45.00 plus materials

Replace lining

$75.00 plus materials

 

 

Basic Dresses

Adjust waist line

$40.00

Adjust neckline

$20.00

Adjust shoulder seams

$20.00

Replace zipper

$25.00

Suit Jacket Sleeves - Plain - no lining

$20.00

Suit Jacket Sleeves - Plain - no lining w/buttons

$20.00 plus $1.50 per button

Suit Jacket Sleeves - Lined

$25.00

Suit Jacket Sleeves - Lined w/buttons

$2500 plus $1.50 per button

Suit Jacket Sleeves - Plain w/placket

$30.00 plus $1.50 per button

Suit Jacket Sleeves - Lined w/placket

$35.00 plus $1.50 per button

Suit Jacket Hem - Straight hem - no lining

$20.00

Suit Jacket Hem - Straight Hem w/lining

$25.00

Suit Jacket Hem - W/Back Pleat

$35.00

Suit Jacket Side seams in/out

$40.00

Suit Jacket Taper Center Back Seam

$30.00 (add $10.00 for lining)

 

 

Patch Jacket/Coat lining

Start at $20.00 plus cost of material.

Reline Jacket/Coat (will consider)

Start at $75 - $100 or more plus cost of material.  One should consider mending as the first option to be more cost effective.

 

 

 

ZIPPERS AND MORE

Replace zipper - pants

$30.00 plus cost of zipper

Replace invisible zipper (slacks/skirts)

$18.00 plus cost of zipper

Replace invisible zipper (dress - basic dress)

$30.00 plus cost of zipper

Replace zipper - child's jacket

$20.00 plus cost of zipper

Replace zipper - teen/adult jacket

$30.00 plus cost of zipper

Replace zipper - sport vest teen/adult

$30.00 plus cost of zipper

Replace zipper - heavy duty sport jacket

$40.00 and up plus cost of zipper

Replace zipper - ski jacket

$40.00 plus cost of zipper

Replace zipper - sporting/hunting

$40.00 and up plus cost of zipper

Replace zipper - ladies long coat

$50.00 and up plus cost of zipper

Add Button Holes

$2.50 each

Add Buttons

$1.50 each plus cost of button

Sew on Button by hand

$1.50 each

Snaps, Hooks, and Eyes

3.00 per set plus cost of set

Rip repair - on seam line

$5.00 and up

Rip repair - elsewhere on clothing

$10.00 and up plus cost of material

Patches - machine stitched (small size such as Girl Scout, etc.)

$5.00 each

Patches machine stitched (large size)

$10.00 each

Leather work (some items considered)

If accepted $20.00 added to basic rate.

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All garments must arrive clean and smoke-free or work cannot be performed.

These prices should be considered as a guideline since some prices may vary.