Price

Contact me with the date, occasion and about the item. We will arrange an initial fitting, where we discuss what needs to be done and how much it is going to cost. You may send me some photos and the link in advance for a ballpark estimate.

 

01 Alterations

BRIDAL

A wedding dress bodice and hem alterations typically costs £120 to £300 in total.

A  bridesmaid dress bodice and hem alterations typically costs £90 to £120 in total.

Wedding dress hem: £100 to £180.

Wedding wide leg jumpsuit hem with lining: £100.

Wedding wide leg trousers hem with lining: £100.

Bridesmaid dress hem: from £50.

Mother of the bride dress hem: from £50.

Other occasion dress hem: from £40.

Delicate / luxury materials, multilayered or detailing on the hem would be on the higher end of the cost.

I do not charge for fittings and payment is upon completion.

02 Dressmaking

 

Creating an outfit, for example a dress from scratch, including pattern making: from £300 + the cost of material. I do not have templates so you need to know exactly what you wnat.

Creating an item of clothing, copying something you own:

from £100 for drafting the patterns + from £80 for sewing + the cost of material.

*All includes pattern adapting, toile-making and requires a series of fittings.

Creating an item using the same pattern I drafted: from £100 when no change.

Pattern adaptations & tracing: £15 per hour.

I take your body measurements professionally for £15, if you are to order a made to measure garment remotely.

 

03 Sample & Costume Making 

 

Dressmaking, crocheting, knitting, embroidering or hand-painting. Small or big, partially or in full. The patterns should be provided for professional dressmaking unless agreed otherwise.

I usually charge by piece, based on the labour hours. Around £15 per hour, depending on the skill used and the intensity of the job.

 

04 Mending & General Sewing

I generally charge £15 per my labour hour and do not charge for having a look.

Autumn/winter is a good time to contact me on this.