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the Cost of Alterations and Mending

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Location 
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Description
$ 25
Apr 2006
Akron, OH
coat
Coat repaired which had a significant tear  more... close row
$ 625
Oct 2006
Cincinnati, Ohio
wedding gown
Fitting and alterations for wedding gown  more... close row
$ 125
Aug 2007
Englewood, CO
bridesmaid dress
Alterations for a bridesmaid dress  more... close row
$ 6
Jun 2007
San Diego, CA
dress
Small alteration in dress lining  more... close row
$ 5
Jan 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Slacks
Hemming dress pants  more... close row
$ 10
Apr 2008
Phoenix, AZ
pants
The service was the emergency repair of a few inches  more... close row
$ 25
Oct 2007
Boston, MA
Jeans
Shortening a pair of jeans  more... close row
$ 65
Oct 2007
Boston, MA
Suit
Alterations to pants and suit jacket  more... close row
$ 40
Feb 2008
Memphis, Tn
men's suit trousers
Suit pants made bigger  more... close row
$ 7
Mar 2008
Pelham, NY
jeans
Small alterations to jeans  more... close row
$ 18
Jan 2008
Lansing, Michigan
suit pants and jacket
On the spot alterations worth the price  more... close row

Description of service

The service was to alter the new suit pants and jacket that I had just bought from a chain store. They altered them right there for a total fee of $18 and I was able to pick them up about three days later. My legs are abnormally short for my height (short legs but long torso) so I usually need to get new suits altered.


Review of Service

I was pleased with the service and $18 seemed fair. I was able to pick up the suit very promptly, and even at the store treated me professionally and were very polite. I use this place a lot, so I know that I can trust them without any hesitation. They have never messed up or brought up any hidden fees or any other shenanigans like that, so I really cannot complain about anything.


Tips

My tip would be to find a place that worked for you or a friend and become a regular customer for future alteration needs there if you like them. It is good to find a trusting place to use, even if they might be a few bucks more than some new place you find, because you know what you are getting. Everyone I know that has run into problems had them at some new place they tried out in an effort to save a few bucks.


$ 12
Apr 2008
Bellingham, WA
Shirt
Custom fit for western style shirt  more... close row
$ 0
Oct 2010
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$ 10
Apr 2008
Dearborn MI
pants
Broken Zippers easily repaired at cleaners  more... close row