Tailoring and Alterations

Welcoming Your Tailoring & Alteration Needs! 

The Tailored West Flagship boutique in Cañon City, Colorado offers professional tailoring and alterations. Our staff is ready to serve your tailoring needs Monday through Friday 10 am to 6 pm MST and Saturday 10 am to 5 pm.

To inquire about pricing or to set up an appointment, call us at 719-371-2244. If we miss you, please leave a detailed message and we will get right back to you as soon as possible. Walk-ins also welcome! Scroll to view our pricing.

Our team includes experienced wedding dress and suit alterations seamstresses. Schedule an appointment with us and we'll get you ready for your big day! 

Tailoring and Alterations Pricing

Prices subject to variations according to the item. Our turn-around time is 24 hours up to 10 days. Please let us know if you need expedited turn-around time prior to dropping off your garments and we'll accommodate your time frame to the best of our ability for an additional fee.

Wedding & Formal Dress Alterations

These are price estimates only and are subject to change.

Reset Wedding & Formal Dress Zippers
$50 and up
Hem Wedding & Formal Dress
$20 per layer for average fullness
Advance alterations involving extremely full Wedding or Formal dresses or complicated lace and bead embellishment
Must be brought in Cañon City store for an estimate - Call us 719-371-2244

Hem Alterations

These are price estimates only and is subject to change.

Pants Unlined Lined
Jeans, top stitch $12-$14
Jeans, keep original hem $16
Slacks, blind stitch $14 $16
Slacks, with cuff $16 $24

Skirts & Dresses Unlined Lined
Skirts or Dresses $14-$28 $30.50 per hem
Fine Fabrics (chiffon, etc.) add 50% add 100%
Lengthen and Face $12 and up $18 and up
Coverlock hem (knit types) $12

 

Additional Alterations

These are price estimates only and are subject to change.  

Pants Unlined Lined
Taper Legs $18-$23 $23-$28
Replace Zipper $13.50 $19 and up
Add Lining
$35 + cost of fabric
Jeans Patch $6 per patch
Replace Button $5
Waist (Jeans & Elastic) $16 $19

 

T-Shirts
Hem Bottom $12
Add Slits add $3 per slit

 

Blouses (& Dresses)
Prices may vary due to complexity
Shorten Sleeves $10 and up
Move Placket add $6 each
Cuffs and Tucks $12-$20
Narrow shoulders $14-$20
Narrow shoulders (reset sleeves) $20 and up
Put in darts $5 each
Move Gussets $18.50
Make buttonholes (machine) $2 each
Remake buttonhole $4 each
Replace waist elastic $14

 

Dresses Unlined Lined
Sides in through waist $5 per seam $10 per seam
Replace zipper $14-$20 $20 and up
Shorten from waist $15 and up $30

 

Skirts (& Pants) Unlined Lined
Drop waistband $20 $25
Take in at waist, move waistband $20 $30
 

Blazers & Coats Unlined Lined
Remove sleeves to re-set shoulder $30 $35
With shoulder pads $35 $40
Plain $15 $18
With vent and buttons (2-4) $35 $40
With additional buttons add $1 per button
add $1 per button
Narrow sleeves (no cuff) $10 $15
Sides in $8 $10
Sides in through armhole $15 $20
Darts in $2/pair $4/pair
Take in enter back $7 $10
Through hem add $6 add $6
Reline
$55 + cost of fabric
Shorten $18 $28
With vent add $5 add $5 

Zippers: some cases we must refuse a zipper job, or refer you to another professional. Just stop by with your project and we will see what we can do for you. Thank you.

 

Miscellaneous Tasks
Sewing on buttons
$3 minimum for button
Machine sewn patches added to shirts $5 per patch
Machine sewn patches added to coats $8 per patch

There is an upcharge for larger patches or difficult applications and fabrics.

 

General Alterations
Any non-standard alteration will be charged at $26/hour

  

Curtains
Panel Hems
start at $10 per panel
No bedding or drapes.

  

  FOR MULTIPLE GARMENTS, WE REQUIRE A 50% GOOD FAITH DOWN PAYMENT ON THE ESTIMATED FEE. 
PLEASE ALLOW 7-10 DAYS FOR ALL ALTERATIONS TO BE COMPLETED.
RUSH ORDERS UNDER 48 HOURS WILL BE SUBJECT TO A $10.00 RUSH ORDER FEE.

      

    Alteration Requirements effective April 2020:

    We respect and adhere to requirements on social distancing. Therefore, we are requiring the following for all alterations:

    • ONLY New or Freshly Laundered Garments Will Be Accepted. For the health and safety of our staff, garments and fabrics must be clean or there will be a $5-15 handling fee per garment added to the alteration cost. Some fabrics are prone to shrinking. Washing before alterations are complete ensures a more accurate end product.

    • Pre-Marked or Pinned (Clearly) or Specific Measurements Must Provided By Customer At Drop Off. If you are unable to do so, or it is a more difficult alteration, please make a private appointment at 719-371-2244. You will be asked to wear a mask at your alteration appointment.

    • The Tailored West Alterations Department specializes in apparel. We reserve the right to refuse projects outside of our purview or if items are soiled.

    • Face Masks Must Be Worn By Customers

    To ensure your safety, our staff will be doing the following:

    • Following CDC Health Guidelines

    • Adhering to government requirements on social distancing

    • Wearing masks (shop our triple-purpose masks here)

               

    1 Corinthians 14:1“Let Love be your highest goal.”