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    Letter has had extensive experience in altering bridal gowns of all styles, shapes, and sizes. From simple services such as hems to complex beading and multiple sizings (up or down), leaving your beautiful dress in Letter's capable and experienced hands will mean that you have one less thing to worry about on your big day. Please contact us to set up an appointment for fitting or consultation. Be sure to check out the galleries for pictures from satisfied clients on their wedding day!

    BRIDAL ALTERATIONS PRICE LIST

    Taking in and Letting Out

    Item Price
    In at visible side seams only $13
    In at visible side seams into waist or armpit $21
    In at visible side seams into waist and armpit $30
    In at enclosed side seam $18
    In at enclosed side seam into waist or armpit $27
    In at enclosed side seam into waist and armpit $35
    In at visible boned side seam $18
    In at visible boned side seam into waist or armpit $27
    In at visible boned side seam into waist and armpit $35
    In at boned enclosed side seam $35
    In at boned enclosed side seam into waist or armpit $44
    In at boned enclosed side seam into waist and armpit $53
    In at zipper center back or side plain $31
    In at zipper half way down only plain $16
    In at zipper with buttons $43
    In at zipper with buttons half way only $29
    In and down side seams on lined skirt $20
    In and down side seams on lined skirt through waist or hem $29
    In and down side seams on lined skirt through waist and hem $37
    In and down side seams on unlined skirt $15
    In and down side seams on unlined skirt through waist or hem $23
    In and down side seams on unlined skirt through waist and hem $32
    Taking in bands at empire or waist $8
    Adding panels to skirts $44
    In or out at bust darts $16
    In at sleeve fronts or backs $24
    Reset or re-cut armhole or sleeve $28
    Up at shoulder seams plain without sleeves $12
    Up at shoulder seams plain with sleeves $22
    Up at shoulder seams with piping without sleeves $28
    Up at shoulder seams with piping with sleeves $36
    Shortening straps (accessible) $10
    Shortening straps (inaccessible) $15


    Partial Hems up to 7' Maximum

    Item Price Price per foot over 7'
    Plain sewn hems satin $22 $2
    Horsehair visible $28 $4
    Horsehair enclosed $45 $6
    Horsehair sewn to lining $53 $8
    Chiffon/organza layers rolled and leveled per layer $22 $4
    Linings sewn $19 $2
    Banded hems top sewn $48 $8
    Serged layers $13 $2
    Cut crinoline layers $9  
    Up at waist seam straight: 2-3 inches $35  
    Up at waist seam straight: 4+ inches $53  
    Up at waist seam shaped: 2-3 inches $44  
    Up at waist seam shaped: 4+ inches $60  


    Full Hems

    Item Price
    Straight skirts with vent or slit - lined $22
    Straight skirts with vent or slit - unlined $14
    Dirndl skirts all the way around - lined $36
    Dirndl skirts all the way around - unlined $28
    Tulle cut all outer layers $70
    Tulle with one layer with piping or trim $68
    Up at the waist seam all around including removing and resetting zippers and buttons $80 - $130


    Additional Services

    Item Price
    Adding pads to bust $9
    Adding velcro to veils or headpieces $13
    Adding hook and eyes to zippers $3 per zipper
    Bustle loops $8 per upper/under
    Wrist loops $8
    Lingerie catches $10 per set
    Making wraps lined & enveloped $28
    Making detachable trains $48
    Adding boning to existing side seams $4 per piece
    Beading buttons and lace repair $28 per hour