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"I went to Forest Alterations because I read a very good reviews about them at Angie's List but I was disappointed. I experienced the very opposite. The customer" service is very poor. I will not go back to this place anymore and it's a shame to recommend this place. I'll get a better service somewhere else and more reasonable price. I thought it's worth to try because of the good reviews but it was a big mistake.

-MARC K.

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always does an excellent job with alterations. However, I was really amazed by their reweaving. I had a paper thin cashmere sweater that" was multicolored which had five or six moth holes in it. The owner said he could try to reweave it, but because of the sheer appearance of the fabric and the coloring he could not guarantee that it would look good. I decided to have him try anyway because the sweater was very expensive. I really thought I would end up throwing it out. I was so amazed when I picked up the sweater. You could not tell where the repairs had been done. They have done an excellent job on everything I have brought in for repairs.

-TRACY P.

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Alteration services

Whether you need a pair of pants hemmed, a zipper repaired or a suit of clothing made to fit, consider the services of a highly rated seamstress or tailor. Alteration experts provide a range of services.

Trevor Furbay (left) purchased Romualdo’s Custom Tailoring in 1999 from master tailor Romualdo Pelle (right). (Photo by Rod Vesper)
Alterations/Sewing/Decorating

Professional alteration experts sew dresses, suits, jeans, shirts and household items to tailor to your style and fit.

Custom-created and -altered clothing can boost your confidence for any occasion. (Photo courtesy of Rebecca F. of Tampa, Fla.)
Alterations/Sewing/Decorating

Many people are unfamiliar with hiring someone to do custom sewing or tailoring. It’s important to have a clear idea of what type of garment you want and to understand the process of ordering custom apparel.

Because clothing for formal occasions is rarely worn, alterations may be necessary. If alterations are needed, allow yourself plenty of time to have them completed. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member Barbara S.)
Alterations/Sewing/Decorating

Clothing alterations can make a big difference in your overall appearance. Minor alterations will make the most major impact. Knowing what to look for in a tailor and what can and can't be fixed is the first step.

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You would have to have a shoe repair shop evaluate them - some heels are hollow except at the tip so you might not be able to shorten them and retain the necessary strength - others are solid, so he would have to look at them. Might be able to just remove heel cap, cut down, and put heel cap back on.

 

Bear in mind that cutting the heels down will rock the shoe "backwards", so you will be walking on sole further back on the shoe - if the unthickened sole part betweenthe heel and the ball of the foot would be walked on because of this, you might have to pay him to add leather there to, which might mean resoling the entire shoe - could get pricey, if these are not worth hundreds of $.

 

As for evaluating a shoe repai place - only thing I can think is if these are pricey shoes, call store and see if they recommend a particular place. Otherwise Search Angies List for sheo repair places and reviews.

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Clothing Alterations reviews in San Jose

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I returned twice to pick up my alterations, only to be given excuses for why it wasn't ready. On the last visit, I was told, "it's almost ready, can you come back in fifteen minutes." When I asked to see the garment, no work had been started.
- MAUREEN M.
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The dress and train was shortened expertly, and looked very professional when completed. You could not tell that the dress had been altered. The dress was ready on time, and for the charge quoted.
- ELAINE O.
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is a very friendly kind gentleman. He remembers you, and always does a perfect job on whatever he is altering. He does his best to get the work done in the time requested, even with only a days notice. I would recommend him to anyone.
- BETH B.
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I am having a wonderful time working with the company and the person working on my dress. I would very much recommend them all for anyone wanting to have alterations completed.
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hires only professional people for this.
- AL W.

All Tailors in San Jose

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Urban Color

243A 2nd Avenue

US UNIFORMS

4676 MERIDIAN AVE
San Jose

UYENNIE CLOTHING

990 STORY RD
San Jose

VALLEY CUSTOM TAILORING

60 N WINCHESTER BLVD
Santa Clara

VANESSA'S NEEDLEPOINT KNITTING

715 Chiltern Rd
Burlingame

VENEZIA Upholstery Drapery Furniture Repair

311 W PORTAL AVE
San Francisco

VICTOR'S CLOTHING ALTERATIONS

240 S B ST
San Mateo

VICTOR'S TAILORING

391 SUTTER ST
San Francisco

VIP CLEANERS 1

1809 SANTA RITA RD
Pleasanton

VLADIMIR VLADIMIROV EXECUTIVE

166 GEARY ST
San Francisco

WAH'S FASHIONS

833 MARKET ST
San Francisco

WASH WORLD CLEANERS

8417 INTERNATIONAL BLVD
Oakland

Watercolors

3460 Hardin Way
Soquel

WEE THREADS

18 E BLITHEDALE AVE
Mill Valley

WENDY MA ZHU TAILOR ALTERATION

575 GEARY ST
San Francisco

WINDMILL CLEANERS & TAILORS

16310 E 14TH ST
San Leandro

WONG'S CO

5465 MISSION ST
San Francisco

WORLD CUSTOM TAILORS

109 GEARY ST
San Francisco

Worley's Home Design Center

2751 Castro Valley Blvd
Castro Valley

XSTATIC PRODUCTIONS

1360 145TH AVE
San Leandro

Y & W TAILOR & DRESS MAKER

936 IRVING ST
San Francisco

Y-NHU TAILORING & ALTERATION

2123 S King Rd
San Jose

YARN BOUTIQUE

963 MORAGA RD
Lafayette

YARN PAPER SCISSORS

468 Furtado Ln
Half Moon Bay

YARN PLACE

PO Box 15148

YARN PLACE

625 CAPITOLA AVE
Capitola

YARNDOGS

151 E MAIN ST
Los Gatos

YARNS ON FIRST

1305 1ST ST
Napa

YOU ME FASHION

870 JACKSON ST
San Francisco

YOUMI'S TAILORING

18478 PROSPECT RD
Saratoga

YOUR FRENCH TAILOR

1321 BROADWAY
Burlingame

YVONNE'S

1524 RUMRILL BLVD
San Pablo

ZSUZSANNA RUDOLF TAILOR

760 MARKET ST
San Francisco

ZVART'S ALTERATIONS

4546 EL CAMINO REAL
Los Altos

ZVART'S ALTERATIONS

855 EL CAMINO REAL
Palo Alto

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