Find a alteration service in Arlington, TX

Find alteration services in Arlington, TX

Find alteration services in Arlington, TX

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Top 10 alteration services in Arlington, TX

Clients agree: these Arlington alteration services are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
The House Of AnToni Michelle

The House Of AnToni Michelle

16+ years in business
Serves Arlington, TX
Ty H. says, "She has amazing apparel that fits!" Read more
House Of Anna Couture And Accessories

House Of Anna Couture And Accessories

Offers online services
8 hires on Fash
7+ years in business
Serves Arlington, TX
Grace R. says, "100% Will use again, and I'm telling anyone I know who needs either tailor work done or custom dresses! Anna was professional, easy to work with, and is incredible at what she does. I'm looking for any excuse to buy a custom made dress so I can hire her again! " Read more
Heaven Bridal Quinceañera & Formal Wear

Heaven Bridal Quinceañera & Formal Wear

New on Fash
Offers online services
5+ years in business
Serves Arlington, TX
We are working so 15 years ago with and other companies now with work and on company we believe on family business and we keep like Family our customers !!!! We speak Spanish and English and we consider if you are have a rush time and get your alterations done !!we can make it happen !! FACE BOOK :heavenbridal INSTAGRAM :#heavenbridal Yelp: heavenbridal
Heidi They Cyclings Seamstress

Heidi They Cyclings Seamstress

4 hires on Fash
15+ years in business
Serves Arlington, TX
Grant B. says, "She was able to help with repairs on bags and other things that would have otherwise been thrown out or replaced. She was clear about deadlines and expectations and quite reasonable on price. All in all a good experience " Read more

Your Alterations, Tailoring, and Clothing Design questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Fash.

How much do alterations cost?

Alterations vary in price depending on the type of fabric and the changes needed. Simple alterations like hemming and adjusting waistlines $20 to $50, depending on the experience and specialty of the seamstress. More complex alterations like taking in the shoulders of a jacket usually start at around $50 and go up from there.

Altering formal gowns is more costly since they have more layers, linings, and fabric to deal with.

How long do alterations take?

Simple alterations usually take a few days to a week to complete while more complex alterations take longer, especially if the shop is busy. Some alteration services offer same-day service for simple alterations like adjusting a hem or replacing shirt buttons.

Who does alterations near me?

Seamstresses and tailors all do alterations on clothing, but seamstresses also tend to alter other non-clothing items such as draperies. A tailor tends to work more on men's suits and coats but also works on women's pieces such as fancy dresses and ball gowns.

Both seamstresses and tailors work in dry cleaners, alteration services, and even higher-end fashion stores. Seamstresses also commonly work in bridal stores altering wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, and ball gowns. Tailors often work in men's suit stores where they alter shirts, suits, and trousers.

What are some common alteration services offered?

Clothing alterations are typically minor changes that adjust the way an article of clothing fits. Major changes to the way the garment looks are not considered alterations, but typically refer to tailoring. For example, shortening a dress is considered an alteration, while changing the neckline and style of the dress is considered tailoring.

The most common alteration services include:

  • Shortening sleeves
  • Adjusting hem lengths
  • Adjusting waistlines
  • Tapering

Minor fixes to a damaged garment like replacing zippers and buttons or repairing holes can also be considered alteration services.

How do I prepare for clothing alterations?

Being prepared for your clothing alterations can make your appointment go smoother and your alterations turn out better. Always bring in clean clothes and wash and dry new items to ensure they won't shrink after an alteration, especially for cheaper clothes.

Other tips include:

  • Always bring the shoes you are likely to wear with the pants or a long dress to ensure a proper hem length.
  • Speak up when the garment is pinned, once the garment is sewn it is too late to point out a complaint about the fit.
  • Ask about the price before you leave the shop, don't wait until you return to pick up your altered garment only to find you spent more than you planned on the alteration service.

How do I choose the best clothing alteration services near me?

Alteration services are a great way to use those quality pieces of clothing that just don't fit anymore. Here are some guidelines to help you choose a clothing alteration service:

  • Search online for a local seamstress with years of experience altering clothing garments.
  • Read their reviews on Fash and Google
  • Select a shop that is the most professional, and skilled that works within your budget and timeframe.
  • Ask about the price and terms before leaving your garment in the shop.

What questions should I ask the alteration service?

When choosing a clothing alteration service, be sure to pick a professional service that meets your budget and timeframe. To help you make the right choice, be sure to ask the following questions:

  • How many years of experience do you have with clothing alterations?
  • How much will the alterations cost?
  • What alteration services do you offer?
  • How long will the alterations take?
  • What should I bring to my alteration appointment?
  • Will you press my garment after making the alterations?

Reviews for Arlington alteration services

Recent success stories from people in the Arlington area.
This is the most professional boutique ive worked for and purchase from. Ms Antoni is a mentor to many, innovator, community leader, business woman and has the BEST GARMENTS in the business. Her pieces make me feel so confident, worthy, and beautiful.
The House of AnToni Michelle
The fact that they like to bring out the best in their customers.. Will go to any length to make sure the customers are very well satisfied.
House of Anna Couture and Accessories
Melanie F.
Heidi was quick to reply to my request for reusable produce and muslin bags, and the delivery was fast! I've used the bags for months, and they are still going strong. I absolutely recommend Heidi's work!
Heidi they Cyclings Seamstress
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