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Alterations

Alterations

For those of you living locally to the VLL workroom, we offer an alteration & repair service. If you need hems taking up, trouser's shortening, or zips replacing, why not give us a call. We usually turn our alterations around within a 14 day timescale, depending on how busy we are.

We also do minor alterations to prom dresses, bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses.

May, June, July and August are our peak periods for altering bridal gowns and prom wear, so please contact us as soon as possible, otherwise we could be fully booked and unable to get your alteration done in time for your big day.

Below is a small price list for all the most popular alterations we are requested to do:

*Shorten jeans/trousers £7.50 per pair

*Shorten a maxi dress, single layer, no lining £7.50

*Shorten sleeves on a winter coat or jacket (standard sleeve, no cuff) £15

*Remove zip from prom or bridal gown & replace with eyelets, lacing & back panel (no beading or embellishment required to be moved or unpicked) £35

(If embellishment and/or beading is required to be removed for eyelets to be inserted into gown, a price will be given upon seeing the gown to assess the level of work. Please inform us if your gown is heavily beaded or embellished prior to arranging a fitting appointment.

*Make and attach a larger back panel to a gown with existing rear lacing £10

Take bodice in on prom gown, from £15, exact cost will be given upon seeing the gown in person.

Take bodice in on bridal gown, from £20, exact cost will be given upon seeing the gown in person.

Make prom gown significantly larger, price on request.

Make bridal gown significantly larger, price on request.

*Shorten prom gown £10 per layer ie dress with chiffon overlay, underlayer, & lining will cost £30 in total. This price is based upon there being no beading or embroidery around the hem of the gown.

*Shorten bridal gown from £15 per layer, firm price to be given upon seeing the gown to assess the required amount of work.

*Remove & replace zip in a pair of jeans £10 plus the cost of the replacement zip

*Remove and replace zip in a heavy coat £15 plus the cost of the replacement zip