Alterations

We love second chances

Choosing to repair your clothes means less fabric in landfill and employment for our seamstresses. Our Alterations lab employs and is a training ground for our students, overseen by professional mentors. We repair old friends or alter new ones the way you want them.

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Process

Consultation

Drop by our alterations lab and talk to a seamstress. 

Grade

All jobs are categorised based on complexity and assigned to one of our in-house seamstresses. 

Lab

Some repairs are worked on by Industry Mentors, while our students in training get to observe and learn the process. 

Ready for pickup!

We will send you a text message to come collect your mended items.

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Service Menu

Our prices have been calculated based on the time that it takes to complete a job, and the Australian Award rate for Textile Workers. 

Below is a guide. The final price will be determined by the complexity of the job.  

Pants & Jeans starting from

Take Up Hem 

Replace Fly Zip 

Waistband Adjustments 

Replace Elastic Waistband 

Tailor Inner and Outer Seams 

$30 

$35 

$40 

$35 

$35 

Jackets & Coats

Take Up Cuffs

Take Up Hem

Full Lining Replacement  

Zip Replacement  

$50 

$50 

$150 +

$40

Dresses & Skirts

Take Up Hem 

Shorten Straps  

Replace Zip  

Waistband Adjustments

Replace Elastic Waistband

Tailor Inner and Outer Seams

$30 

$20 

$40 

$40 

$35 

$35 

Repairs

Darn Holes (Knits)

Patch Holes (wovens) 

Reinforce/Replace Buttons

Repair Blind Hem

$10 p/hole 

$10 p/hole 

$3 p/button 

$20 

Shirts & Tops

Shorten Sleeve with Cuffs

Shorten Sleeve without Cuffs

Take Up Hem

Adjust Sleeve Head

Business Shirt Collar Flip

Tailor Inner and Outer Seams

$35 

$25 

$25 

$25 

$30 

$30 

Curtains

Hemming (Increases with Size)

Custom Curtain (Please speak to one of our friendly staff members, or fill out our enquiry form to receive a quote)

$40 + 

$- 

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Don't see what you're looking for?

Give us a call to make an appointment

Our seamstresses are skilled in everything from everyday repairs to custom alterations (03) 9354 2193 

Visit our Studio

Consultations and repairs happen on-site at our Coburg studio 5 days a week

This service is currently paused due to COVID-19 restrictions 

Location

1/377 Sydney Rd, Coburg 3058  

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Opening Hours

Tuesday to Friday:  
Saturday: 
Sunday to Monday: 

9am – 5pm 
9am – 3pm 
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