Alterations and Repairs Service
Don’t be fooled by our name, The Ironing Shop offer a first class clothing alteration and repair service. Our dedicted, highly experienced in-house Tailoress offers knowledge, flexilibity and a great finished product. Tap in to our knowledge for complex alterations and repair service, using our extensive experience on all types of fabrics. We can also explain the process and what can and cannot be acheived. Often there is different ways do carry out the work which means we can be flexible on the pricing too.
Clothing alterations and repairs can vary a great deal and we take the time to assess your needs. From basic repairs like strengthening or replacing buttons to a major alterations like a complete overhaul of an outfit. Replacing a zip, shorten a pair of tousers, repairing a seem, altering the straps on a dress, shorten jacket sleeves and much, much more.
When you’ve just bought something new but doesn’t quite fit your body shape, why not pop down to The Ironing Shop and take advantage of our free fitting service in our changing room? This is subject to availability and we recommend booking an appointment to avoid disappointment. We can shorten the length of most items or take them in to fit you better, making you look your best. For simple alterations such as shortenings you can pin the item yourself at home or tell how much you like it shorten by if you don’t want to be fitted.
Many peoples shape changes over time, we can alter your clothes to match your new shape. Fashions also change, maybe you prefer to have narrower legs on your trousers. Instead of buying new why not bring them to us to do our magic? Internet purchases are more popular than ever, but maybe it needs to be altered fit you better?
It’s not just clothing, we also alter or repair bedding and re-cover soft furnishing. If you are moving house, why not have your existing curtains shortened or made narrower instead of purchasing new ones? Maybe a pet has damaged the lining or have mold on the linings which cannot be removed from dry cleaning them….don’t buy new; have us reline them. See our curtain section for more information.
Maybe you have a special occasion like a wedding, prom or celebration, we can make you look and feel great by using our skill, knowledge to experience acheive something you hadn’t even thought possible.
We often alter several outfits for the same wedding. Its likely that all the bridemaids are all different shapes and sizes. We offer flexibility to allow each person to book an appointment to fit their busy schedule. We can provide a group fittng service as well so that you can help each other decide on how you want the item to look and fit. We are also flexible on payments either individually or the tab can be billed to one person.
Our prices are highly competitive and in most cases simple alterations and repairs can ready in a few days depending on availability and workloads. More complex alterations to evening wear will usually take longer but we can discuss this with you. We offer an express service for those who need thier items quickly. See our pricelist for a guide but each alteration or repair is priced individually and is based on the amount of time it will take to do it. In most instances we can give you a price before deciding to leave the item. In more complex cases we can give a guideline.
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