Shortening Gowns

Shorten hem (front only): from £15-30

Shorten hem (all around, dependent on layers): from £30-45

Shorten hem (from waist, dependent on layers): from £40-55

Side Seams

Take in plain side seams: from £20-35

Take in plain bodice seams (with no boning): from £25-35

Take in plain bodice seams (with boning): from £35-45

Take in beaded/lace seams (with boning): from £40-50

Take in beaded/lace seams (with no boning): from £30-40

Take in centre back (with zip): from £20-30

Take in waist to hips: from £20-35

Take in waist to hem: from £25-60

Shoulder adjustment (take up or down): from £20-35

Make straps: from £15-25

Darts (at bust with no boning): from £15

Darts (at bust with boning): from £20

Hems

Shorten straight plain dress with lining: from £65-80

Shorten full plain hems: from £90-120

Extra layer of netting: £30

Shorten (front only): from £60-80

 Price of hem depends largely on the number of layers, the size of the skirt, and the amount of lace and overlay involved 

Sleeves

Shorten plain sleeves: from £40

Shorten detailed sleeves: from £60

Side Seams

Take in waist to hips (x2 plain): from £50

Take in waist to hem (x2 plain): from £85

Bodices

Take in 2 plain seams with lining: from £50-60

Take in 2 seams with boning: from £105

Take in 2 seams with beading and boning*: from £150-200

Take in centre back with zip (plain fabric): from £85-95

Boned bust seams: from £80-90

* Subject to increase if beading is very elaborate.

Sholders

Lift shoulders: from £40-50

Shorten straps: from £40

Apply lingerie clips: from £25

Insert new zip: from £40-50