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Alterations


A Good Fit Never Goes Out of Style

Visit us for clothing alteration services in Shreveport, LA


You may look great in an outfit, but you won’t look your best if it doesn’t fit right. Visit Shreveport Sewing Center for alterations that give you that perfect fit. Whether it’s a dress you just bought or a jacket you’ve had for years, you can trust us to tailor it to fit you perfectly.

We also offer various repair services. We can fix or repair your items so you can keep showing off your signature style. Our team utilizes high quality commercial machines with the capability to sew through most fabrics and leather allowing them to offer repairs on items such as backpacks and jump houses.

Call 318-688-2402 for questions regarding our repair and alteration services in Shreveport, Louisiana.

We can fix any clothing item you need

Our detail-oriented sewing specialists can handle any alteration job you need done. Our services include:

  • Hemming
  • Zipper replacement
  • Seams repaired and reinforcement
  • Patches
  • Suit alterations
  • Custom garment fitting
  • Custom repairs
You can trust us to restore your clothes to their original state or add your own unique flair to them. Contact us today to discuss your alteration needs with one of our team members.

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Alteration Approval

It is the customer's responsibility to ensure that the order terms are correct in all areas. Please be sure to double-check instructions before submitting order.  If an order containing errors is submitted by the customer, customer is responsible for payment of all original costs of order, including corrections and repair.  The customer is 100% responsible for approvals of Copyright, Trademark and Licensing Agreements of artwork.  Customer's submittal of order is contractually binding for payment of all services rendered. All orders must be approved by the customer with an authorized submittal before a job can be entered into production.

Alterations left over 60 days WILL become the property of Shreveport Sewing Center and will be sold for Cost of Alteration.

Typical Cost of Alterations

The cost of alterations varies quite a lot. Some jobs involve much more complex sewing than others, and therefore cost more. Prices for common alterations typically fall into these broad ranges:

  • Hemming Pants, Skirts, or Dresses: $10 to $25 – Skirts with a lining cost more to hem than unlined ones.
  • Shortening Sleeves: $15 to $40 – Jacket sleeves cost more than shirt sleeves, and jackets with buttons and linings cost more than plain ones.
  • Adjusting a Waistband: $15 to $25 – Pants or skirts with linings cost more than unlined ones.
  • Taking In a Dress Shirt: $15 to $30
  • Taking In a Jacket or Vest: $20 to $50 – Jackets with three seams cost more than those with two. Taking in the sleeves costs an additional $20 or so, and adjusting the shoulders costs around $40.
  • Taking In a Sheath Dress: $30 to $50 – Raising the waist on a dress costs around $60.
  • Shortening a Suit Jacket: $30 to $40
  • Replacing a Zipper: $18 to $45
  • Replacing the Lining on a Garment: $50 to $150
  • Formals: Costs are dependent on the garment and work to be done