Our Alterations & Repairs Service
Are you looking for tailors who are willing to go above and beyond to deliver an excellent service? ihateironing is here to help.
Our clothes alteration service provides garment care throughout London, Peterborough, Oxford, Brighton, and Cambridge.
Why choose ihateironing’s alteration service?
In addition to our great reputation with experienced seamstresses and tailors, we also offer quick turn around and convenience for customers. Customers have the option of choosing the time slots that suit their schedules in which clothing can be collected and delivered back to them.
Our Alteration Expertise
Collectively our partners have many decades of experience aiming to go above and beyond to deliver the best results for our customers. All of our partners are equipped to deal with more obscure alterations including leather and suede, showing our willingness to go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction. Your clothes items will be altered and finished to look the same as the professional standards you would expect from new garments. ihateironing strives to ensure customers are satisfied with our shoe repair service.
Garments we can alter
We offer a range of different services including trouser, dress, skirt, suit, and jacket alterations.
Standard alterations require a minimum of 48 hours, with bigger repairs requiring notably longer.
In addition to altering both men's and women's clothing, we also do alterations for children’s clothing. Typically alterations for childrenswear will amount to 65% of the adult price.
How does the Ihateironing alteration process work?
Items are collected from the customer's doorstep and taken to one of the tailors or seamstresses in our network of partners. The items are then altered and delivered back to the customer at a time of their choosing.
List of shoe and boot repair services
Boot - zip repair
Ladies heel tip repair
leather half sole repair
leather sole and leather half heel repair
rubber half sole repair
rubber half sole and rubber reheeling
How much do clothing alterations cost?
Prices will vary depending on the size and difficulty of the proposed alteration. See price list for further details.
Who makes the alterations to my clothes?
Alterations are made by our partner tailors and seamstresses located all around the country.
What alterations can you make to a suit, dress or trousers?
Our alterations cover a wide range of services including re-hemming and zip repairs.
What length of time do suit, dress or trouser alterations take?
All alterations take a minimum of 48 hours. If a job is particularly difficult or large it may take a little bit longer
Can clothes alterations be undone?
They can only be taken out if the alterations didn't cut the fabric thereby making the item smaller.
Can garment alterations be made to leather jackets?
Yes - our skilled and experienced leather alteration specialists have the ability to replace panels and use specialised techniques to restore your leather garment to its original condition
Can alterations be made to jeans?
Yes - There are a range of alterations that can be made to jeans. Shortening (hemming jeans) is generally the easiest alteration you can make to denim, tapering the legs of jeans to make them slimmer is also a relatively straightforward alteration. An experienced tailor can alter a waistband. However, it's not advisable to take in jeans by more than one to 1.5 inches at the waist.
Can clothes alterations make a dress bigger, smaller, longer or shorter?
Yes, several alterations can be made to dresses including shortening sleeves, shortening and lengthening hems, and taking in the body.
How long does a wedding dress alteration take?
We do not currently provide wedding dress alterations. The supplier of the wedding dress would do any alterations that are needed before the wedding after the final fittings.
When should I schedule alterations for my wedding dress?
Six weeks before the wedding date to allow time for the alteration and then any revisions.