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Chicago Alterations


1. FITTING APPOINTMENT


You’ll have a scheduled time to meet with one of our fitters, discuss what you want to achieve with the fit of your garments, and receive options to choose from.

2. Transparent Pricing + Process


Everything we do is posted below and we follow the same process with every garment and every customer.

3. Pickup APPOINTMENT


Once the work is complete you’ll have a scheduled pickup appointment with one of our fitters to try on your garments again to confirm the work.

15% off Partnership Discounts

We offer 15% off the regular price of alterations on new clothing from dozens of brands and stores, take a look at our list and reference the brand/store name + discount in your fitting:


Jackets

Lower Collar - $40
Shorten Back - $60
Pt. to Pt. - $120
Pt. to Pt. w/ pickstitching - $140
Shorten Collar - under 3/4" - $81
Shorten Collar - over 3/4" and take in center - $120
Shorten Collar - over 3/4" and rebalance shoulders - $212
Shorten Lapels from front panels - $212
Rebalance/reslope Shoulders - $130
Add/Replace Shoulder Pads - $51
Rotate Sleeve (per sleeve) - $52
Replace Coat Sleeve (per sleeve) - $52
Ease Armholes - $29
Deepen Armholes - $67
Taper Sleeve at inseam (PER SLEEVE)- $28
Taper Sleeve at outseam (per sleeve) - $70
Taper Sleeve at outseam w/ pickstitch (per sleeve) - $84
Taper Sleeve outseam and inseam (per sleeve) - $90
Taper Sleeve outseam and inseam w/ pickstitch (per sleeve) - $103
Shorten/Lengthen Sleeve (per sleeve) - $29
Shorten/Lengthen Sleeve w/ pic stitch (per sleeve) - $39
Shorten Sleeve From Shoulder (per sleeve) - $82
Shorten Sleeve From Shoulder w/ pickstitch (per sleeve) - $94
Shorten/Lengthen Sleeve w/ New Vent Construction (2"+) (per sleeve) - $49
Close/finish Sleeve (per sleeve) - $16
Remove Faux Buttonholes (easy) - $16
Remove Faux Buttonholes (hard) - $37
Machine Functional Button Holes (both sleeves, 4 per, same color) - $55
Machine NON-Functional Button Holes (both sleeves, 4 per, same color) - $55
Attach Coat Sleeves Buttons (set) - $21
Purchase and Attach Coat Buttons (full set, sleeves and body) - $21
Add Elbow Patches - $51
Sides - $40
Sides Through Vents - $60
Sides Through Blades - $63
Sides Through Blades and Vents - $87
Sides through front - $75
Center - $31
Center through Vent - $46
Center and Sides - $65
Center and Sides Through Blades - $87
Center and Sides Through Vents - $76
Center and Sides Through Blades & Vents - $110
Add Jacket Vent (per) - $57
Close Jacket Vent (per) - $31
Reduce Chest - $107
Shorten Coat - $95
Lengthen Coat (Back Only) - $93
Replace Coat Lining - Body and Arms (you must provide 3 yards of lining)- $296
Replace Coat Lining - Body (you must provide 2 yards of lining)- $204
Replace Coat Lining - Arm (Per) (you must provide 2 yards of lining) - $65

Unlined Jackets

Sides - $50
Sides Through Vents - $70
Sides Through Blades - $75
Sides Through Blades and Vents - $98
Sides through front - $85
Center - $41
Center Through Vent - $51
Center and Sides - $75
Center and Sides Through Vents - $95
Center and Sides Through Blades - $98
Center and Sides Through Blades and Vents - $122
Shorten Coat - $105

Pick Stitched Jackets

Sides - $50
Sides Through Vents - $70
Sides Through Blades - $75
Sides Through Blades and Vents - $98
Sides through front - $85
Center - $41
Center Through Vent - $51
Center and Sides - $75
Center and Sides Through Vents - $95
Center and Sides Through Blades - $98
Center and Sides Through Blades and Vents - $122
Shorten Coat - $105

Unlined & Pick Stitched Jackets

Sides - $56
Sides Through Vents - $76
Sides Through Blades - $87
Sides Through Blades and Vents - $110
Sides through front - $97
Center - $46
Center Through Vent - $56
Center and Sides - $90
Center and Sides Through Vents - $110
Center and Sides Through Blades - $116
Center and Sides Through Blades and Vents - $139
Shorten Coat - $117

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Pants

Lower Back Waistband - $52
Lower Front Waistband - $123
Lower Full Waistband - $146
Attach Belt Loops Outside - $31
Attach Belt Loops Inside - $55
Make Belt Loops (6) - $35
Waist - $23
Seat - $20
Waist/Seat - $30
Waist/Seat recut through darts/sides - $65
Split waistband add-on - $11
Crotch - $41
Waist/Seat/Crotch - $61
Add Crotch Saddle - $36
Taper - $40
Taper (inside only and re-crease) - $40
Taper w/ pickstitching - $66
Taper through pockets - $77
Taper through pockets w/ pickstitching - $111
Tux Pants Taper - both sides - re-attach stripe - $146
Full recut/ remove pleats - $181
Bottoms Plain - $20
Bottoms Cuffs - $25
Bottoms Plain (with heel guard) - $25
Bottoms Cuffs (with heel guard) - $30

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Vests

Raise/Shorten Back - $66
Raise/Shorten Back over 1" - $111
Sides - $40
Center - $30
Sides and Center - $50
Reshape Armholes - $46
Shorten from Shoulders - $46
Shorten from Shoulders Over 1" - $111
Shorten from Bottom - $51
Lengthen from Bottom (Back Only) - $51

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Outerwear Jackets

Sides - $50
Sides through vents - $65
Sides through blades - $69
Sides through blades and vents - $81
Center - $46
Center through vent - $75
Center and Sides - $80
Center and sides through vents - $82
Center and sides through blades - $92
Center and sides through blades and vents - $104
Sleeve w/ cuff/belt/detail (per sleeve) - $39
Shorten Coat - $95

Outerwear w/ Pick Stitch Jackets

Sides - $51
Sides through vents - $70
Sides through blades - $70
Sides through blades and vents - $81
Center - $51
Center through vent - $81
Center and Sides - $76
Center and sides through vents - $87
Center and sides through blades - $100
Center and sides through blades and vents - $110
Sleeve w/ cuff/belt/detail (per sleeve) - $45
Shorten Coat - $100

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Floor Length Dresses & Gowns


Reshape neckline - $110
Reshape illusion neckline - no embellishment - $60
Reshape illusion neckline - w/ embellishment - $90
Straps - no lining - $60
Straps - w/ lining - $85
Straps - illusion top - $60
Straps - illusion top - Bias tape - $75
Straps - illusion top- w/ embellishment - $115
Shorten straps - spaghetti - $55
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - no lining - $105
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - no lining- bias tape cover - $120
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - w/ lining - $165
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - illusion top - $130
Reset sleeves - no lining - - $90
Reset sleeves - w/ lining- - $130
Reshape armholes - no lining - $75
Reshape armholes - w/ lining - $105
Shorten sleeve - no lining - rolled hem (per sleeve) - $40
Shorten sleeve - w/lining - rolled hem (per sleeve) - $55
Shorten sleeve - Cut hem - $45
Shorten sleeve - Cut hem w/ embellishment - $55
Shorten sleeve -no lining- w/ embellishment /remake Vent (per sleeve) - $90
Shorten sleeve - w/ lining - w/ embellishment/ remake vent (per sleeve) - $130
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - no lining (per sleeve) - $115
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - w/ lining (per sleeve) - $135
Sides top - no lining - Zero @ waist seam - $45
Sides top - no lining - Blend past waist seam - $70
Sides top - no lining w/ embellishment - Zero @ waist seam - $85
Sides top - no lining w/ embellishment - Blend past waist seam - $105
Sides top - w/ lining- Zero @ waist seam - $90
Sides top - w/ lining - Blend past waist seam - $105
Sides top - w/ lining - w/ embellishment -Zero @ waist seam - $145
Sides top - w/ lining - w/ embellishment - Blend past waist seam - $145
Sides top - w/ lining - w/ embellishment 3rd layer - $165
Sides top from zipper - no lining - $60
Sides top from zipper - w/ lining - $115
Sides top from zipper w/ lining - w/ embellishment / Buttons - $135
Princess seams top - no lining - $60
Princess seams top - w/ lining - $90
Princess seams top - w/ lining w/ embellishment - $120
Corset back conversion (white/ivory only) - Including making laces - $265
Corset back conversion (white/ivory only) - No laces - $190
Adding gussets - no sleeves - $150
Adding gussets - w/ sleeve - $190
Taper sleeve - straight seam - $85
Taper sleeve - straight seam - remake vent - $160
Taper sleeve - french seam - $105
Taper sleeve - french seam - remake vent - $175
Add waist darts - no lining - $45
Add waist darts - w/ lining - $70
Add waist darts - w/ lining embellishment - $85
Add bust darts - no lining - $55
Add bust darts - w/ lining - $75
Add bust darts - w/ lining embellishment - $90
Shorten hem from waist & taper - $285
Shorten hem from waist & taper - w/ embellishment - $310
Sides bottom - no lining -Zero @ waist seam - $60
Sides bottom - no lining - Blend past waist seam - $68
Sides bottom - w/ lining- Zero @ waist seam - $85
Sides bottom - w/ lining - Blend past waist seam - $90
Sides bottom - w/ lining w/ embellishment - Zero @ waist seam - $115
Sides bottom - w/ lining w/ embellishment - Blend past waist seam - $120
Princess seams bottom - no lining - $60
Princess seams bottom - w/ lining - $85
Princess seams bottom - w/ lining & 3rd layer / embellishment - $135
0-60" - serged / cut - $60
61-120" - serged / cut - $75
121- 180"- serged / cut - $90
181-240"- serged / cut - $105
0-60" - Machine rolled hem - $75
61-120"- Machine rolled hem - $100
121- 180"- Machine rolled hem - $125
181-240"- Machine rolled hem - $150
0-60"- Horse hair hem - $100
61-120" -Horse hair hem - $125
121- 180" -Horse hair hem - $150
181-240" - Horse hair hem - $175
0-60" - Lace Hem - $75
61-120"- Lace Hem - $125
121- 180"- Lace Hem - $175
181-240"- Lace Hem - $225
0-60" - Blind hem - $100
61-120"- Blind Hem - $125
121- 180"- Blind Hem - $150
181-240"- Blind Hem - $175
Hem w/ mitered & corner hem- no lining - $100
Hem w/ mitered & corner hem- lining - $130
Bustle (first 3 point) - $45
Bustle (additional point) - $25
Add hook/snap/tack - $17
Add bra cups - $55
Add bra loops - $30
Sew in belt/sash to zipper & tacks at front - $70
Sew in beaded belt to zipper - $85
Sew on premade embellishment - 6 Inches - $40
Add boning - per seam - no topstitching - $40
Remove boning - per seam - $25
Modesty piece - $105
Replace bridal loops - $75
button replacement - $13
Steam dress - $50

 

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General Dresses


Reshape neckline - $75
Reshape illusion neckline - no embellishment - $40
Reshape illusion neckline - w/ embelishment - $60
Straps - no lining - $40
Straps - w/ lining - $55
Straps - illusion top - $40
Straps - illusion top - Bias tape - $50
Straps - illusion top- w/ embellishment - $75
Shorten straps - spaghetti - $35
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - no lining - $70
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - no lining- bias tape cover - $80
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - w/ lining - $110
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - illusion top - $85
Reset sleeves - no lining - - $60
Reset sleeves - w/ lining- - $85
Reshape armholes - no lining - $50
Reshape armholes - w/ lining - $70
Shorten sleeve - no lining - rolled hem (per sleeve) - $25
Shorten sleeve - w/lining - rolled hem (per sleeve) - $35
Shorten sleeve - Cut hem - $30
Shorten sleeve - Cut hem w/ embellishment - $35
Shorten sleeve -no lining- w/ embellishment /remake Vent (per sleeve) - $60
Shorten sleeve - w/ lining - w/ embellishment/ remake vent (per sleeve) - $85
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - no lining (per sleeve) - $75
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - w/ lining (per sleeve) - $90
Sides top - no lining - Zero @ waist seam - $30
Sides top - no lining - Blend past waist seam - $45
Sides top - no lining w/ embellishment - Zero @ waist seam - $55
Sides top - no lining w/ embellishment - Blend past waist seam - $70
Sides top - w/ lining- Zero @ waist seam - $60
Sides top - w/ lining - Blend past waist seam - $70
Sides top - w/ lining - w/ embellishment -Zero @ waist seam - $95
Sides top - w/ lining - w/ embellishment - Blend past waist seam - $95
Sides top - w/ lining - w/ embellishment 3rd layer - $110
Sides top from zipper - no lining - $40
Sides top from zipper - w/ lining - $75
Sides top from zipper w/ lining - w/ embellishment / Buttons - $90
Princess seams top - no lining - $40
Princess seams top - w/ lining - $60
Princess seams top - w/ lining w/ embellishment - $80
Corset back conversion (white/ivory only) - Including making laces - $175
Corset back conversion (white/ivory only) - No laces - $125
Adding gussets - no sleeves - $100
Adding gussets - w/ sleeve - $125
Taper sleeve - straight seam - $55
Taper sleeve - straight seam - remake vent - $105
Taper sleeve - french seam - $70
Taper sleeve - french seam - remake vent - $115
Add waist darts - no lining - $30
Add waist darts - w/ lining - $45
Add waist darts - w/ lining embellishment - $55
Add bust darts - no lining - $35
Add bust darts - w/ lining - $50
Add bust darts - w/ lining embellishment - $60
Shorten hem from waist & taper - $190
Shorten hem from waist & taper - w/ embellishment - $205
Sides bottom - no lining -Zero @ waist seam - $40
Sides bottom - no lining - Blend past waist seam - $45
Sides bottom - w/ lining- Zero @ waist seam - $55
Sides bottom - w/ lining - Blend past waist seam - $60
Sides bottom - w/ lining w/ embellishment - Zero @ waist seam - $75
Sides bottom - w/ lining w/ embellishment - Blend past waist seam - $80
Princess seams bottom - no lining - $40
Princess seams bottom - w/ lining - $55
Princess seams bottom - w/ lining & 3rd layer / embelishment - $90
0-60" - serged / cut - $40
61-120" - serged / cut - $45
121- 180"- serged / cut - $50
181-240"- serged / cut - $60
0-60" - Machine rolled hem - $50
61-120"- Machine rolled hem - $80
121- 180"- Machine rolled hem - $100
181-240"- Machine rolled hem - $120
0-60"- Horse hair hem - $65
61-120" -Horse hair hem - $85
121- 180" -Horse hair hem - $105
181-240" - Horse hair hem - $120
0-60" - Lace Hem - $50
61-120"- Lace Hem - $105
121- 180"- Lace Hem - $150
181-240"- Lace Hem - $190
0-60" - Blind hem - $80
61-120"- Blind Hem - $90
121- 180"- Blind Hem - $105
181-240"- Blind Hem - $120
Hem w/ mitered & corner hem- no lining - $65
Hem w/ mitered & corner hem- lining - $85
Bustle (first 3 point) - $30
Bustle (additional point) - $15
Add hook/snap/tack - $17
Add bra cups - $35
Add bra loops - $20
Sew in belt/sash to zipper & tacks at front - $45
Sew in beaded belt to zipper - $55
Sew on premade embellishment - 6 Inches - $25
Add boning - per seam - no topstitching - $25
Remove boning - per seam - $15
Modesty piece - $70
Replace bridal loops - $50
button replacement - $13
Steam dress - $25

 

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Skirts

Waist - w/ zipper - no lining: $55
Waist - w/ zipper - lining: $70
Sides - no lining: $35
Sides - no lining & waistband: $45
Sides - w/ lining : $45
Sides - w/ lining & waistband: $60
Princess seams - no lining: $35
Princess seams - w/ lining: $55
Add darts - no lining: $30
Add darts - w/ lining: $40
Hems - Pricing can be found under Dresses depending on the length of the garment

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Blouses

Reshape neckline: $75
Shoulders - no sleeve - no lining : $40
Shoulders - no sleeve - w/ lining: $60
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - no lining: $70
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - w/ lining: $100
Shoulders - no sleeve - illusion top: $40
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - illusion top: $85
Reset sleeves - no lining: $75
Reset sleeves - w/ lining: $85
Reshape armholes - no lining: $45
Reshape armholes - w/ lining: $60
Shorten sleeve - no lining - rolled hem (per sleeve): $25
Shorten sleeve - w/lining - rolled hem (per sleeve): $35
Shorten sleeve - no lining - w/ embellishment (per sleeve): $45
Shorten sleeve - w/ lining - w/ embellishment (per sleeve): $55
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - no lining (per sleeve): $75
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - w/ lining (per sleeve): $90
Sides top - no lining - French seam : $50
Sides top - w/ lining - French Seam: $70
Sides top - no lining : $35
Sides top - w/ lining : $50
Princess seams top - no lining: $35
Princess seams top - w/ lining: $50

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Shirts

Shirt - PT - PT - $55
Sides In (Flat Felled) - $34
Sleeves In (Flat Felled) - $34
Sides and Sleeves In (Flat Felled) - $53
Gussets Add-on - $21
Add Darts - $20
Remove Darts - $20
Deepen Darts - $24
Remove Back Pleats - $53
Shorten Sleeve Cuff (per sleeve, customer must provide) - $20
Shorten Sleeve Cuff and Placket (per sleeve, customer must provide) - $32
Shorten Bottom - $25
Attach Shirt Pocket - $16

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Denim

Jeans Waist - $46
Jeans Waist/Seat - $56
Jeans Original Hem - $25
Finished Hem - $20

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Additional

Button (per button) - $8
Replace jean button - $15
Fabric Button - $14
Add Suspender Buttons - $22

Rush Rotations (subject to availability):

5 Days: $20 rush fee
10 Days: $10 rush fee
All other guaranteed turnaround dates: $5 rush fee

Measurements

We offer $25 measurement appointments for basic/standard measurements.  We require that you have a printed copy of the complete instructions for how to take each measurement and have read through and understand each step prior to arriving for your appointment.

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