Alteration Services

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Our highly experienced machinists understand that everybody has different body shape.

We know that different fabrics need different alterations methods and also, need their own special sewing machines.



Jeans, Trousers, Skirt, Shirt( Hem & Sleeves), Casual & Formal Dresses( Hem & straps), Jacket (Sleeves and Hem).


If you like your favourite jeans to be shortened keeping the same style and original hem, just visit us at St Ives.


All your clothes can be shortened in the original way at Sew Chic Alterations.



Jeans, trousers, skirt hem, jacket sleeves.


You would like to purchase a new suit, but the pants hem and the jacket sleeves look a bit short on you. Your pants looked in a right length when purchased, but shrunk after being washed and need to be lengthened to get the proper length.


We can lengthen your garments by adding a false hem to the maximum length



Pants, jeans, skirt, dress, jacket & jumper, cushion.


We can fix the current zippers or totally change them if they are broken with new zippers

Normal Zippers: These kind of zippers normally are used for Jeans, Trousers, Jacket and Jumper.


Invisible Zippers: These kind of zippers are used for dresses and skirts.



Repair a ripped seam, fixing Shoulder pad, buttons, hooks and any other fasteners.


If your favourite jeans are ripped at the crotch which is a common place for a rip to occur. Our specialist machinists will repair them for you by putting a patch under the torn place and stitching at the top to extend the life of your jeans.


Take in

Pants waist & sides, business & casual shirts, skirt, casual to formal dresses and any kind of jackets.


Taking in clothes is one of the most popular jobs in clothing alterations. You may have lost weight and all your clothes became too loose for your slimming body shape or your new pants need to be taken in at the waist and maybe a bit from sides for a perfect shape or you may like your jeans to look more skinny.


You love your evening dress colour and style, but it is a bit too loose at the sides, just pop in and see us and receive the best fitted shape for your dress.


Let out

Pants waist, jacket sides, skirt and casual to formal dresses sides.


 You recently gained weight and your clothes no longer fit you or maybe your brand new trousers are perfect in style, but a bit tight at the waist, come and see us and we will alter your clothes to make you feel comfortable.



If you like your old garments but not happy with its overall style, you can make some small or major alterations to create a unique new look.


Sew Chic would love to give you some tips & suggestions!


Leather and Suede alterations

We can do any alterations to your leather or suede jacket to make it look perfect on you.


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