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"The wedding dress and the evening gown alterations took only one appointment for the initial fitting. The both looked their very best. As father of the bride I can" appreciate working with a professional who can get the job done right.

-MARK R.

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"Both my pants and dress came back too long after being hemmed. The pants I figured I could fix on my own but I thought the dress was beyond my capabilities so I" brought it back. The older lady there insisted that it was hemmed to where they measured it (which is funny, because she wasn't even there when I dropped it off) and then the other lady (
, I presume) said no problem, they could fix it. So I tried it on again and they insisted it wasn't "actually" touching the ground it was only touching when I looked down at it because I leaned a little. Well, it's splitting hairs if you ask me. I didn't want the dress touching the ground, period, which is what I had said in my initial visit. So they pinned it up and said it would be ready in a week. I went back today, a week later and initially they couldn't find the dress and insisted that they did not tell me it would be done by today, because they would "never schedule a pickup for today" and that they "must" have said two weeks, not one. Well they eventually found the dress (actually, I spotted it hanging up and pointed it out to them) and turns out it was done. However, the hem job was TERRIBLE. I could have done better on my cheap tiny sowing machine at home that I barely know how to use. My husband asked if I let my four year old son hem it. I only wish I could post photos here for proof, but I would be embarrassed if a hem job looking like that left my shop. It is very loose in spots, completely uneven, and very poorly done. I suspect they were mad that I brought the dress back. I'm grateful that I didn't bring the pants back as well. I'm disappointed because I wanted to love this place, given their reviews, but as I keep looking at the dress I know I can't go back there and I can't recommend that anybody else does either. I can't be bothered driving back there to have it redone, waiting at least another week, and frankly I'd be afraid the dress would come out with worse than a terrible hem at this point. They clearly don't take kindly to "returns."

-Danielle D.

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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 Alteration reviews in Irvine

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I dropped off a brand new outfit to be hemmed on June 30th for my son's wedding in Colorado. The owner told me that the outfit would be ready on
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8th. I went to the store on
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9th. The
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could not find the outfit even though I had the ticket. The
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called the owner. who was not in the store, who told the
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that he had given it to my daughter the previous day. I do not have a daughter. My husband and I assisted the
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looking through the entire store for my outfit. The
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called the other Dry Cleaning store to see if they had it. The
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had me speak with the woman at the other store who said that it wasn't at her store. I asked the
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to take my number down and call me with an update on the status of my outfit as I now had to go and buy another outfit for the wedding. Several hours later the
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called me to say that they had located my outfit at the other store and I could pick it up the following morning at 8am. When I went to pick up the outfit, the owner told me that he did not have it at the store and I needed to return to pick it up later in the day.
When I returned to pick up the outfit, the owner did not apologize and charged me full price.

- Joseph K.
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I have used R EMPIRE for a couple of years now and I absolutely love heir work! They have usually done some shirts for my personnel and they recently did some caps too and WOW they are perfect! Highly recommend
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and Saida, they have always been so helpful and professional with their work. Thank you !
- Danna Z.
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Well I can't buy pants that fit in the length, I was glad to find
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! He does a great job fast and a fair price... Thank you
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- Roland I.
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suggested best length or the dress when asked. She did a good job. The dress was ready on time as promised.
- Sylvia H.
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It was a bit pricy, BUT the job was well done and both items are like new. It was well worth the money. The job was done in 3 days and I am happy with it. Will definitely go back in he future.
- Kathleen M.
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I've used G&L a few times, and have always been satisfied. The dress I brought in is sleeveless. I tried the dress on, and the seamstress put a few pins in the dress. When I picked up the dress, I tried it on, and it fit like it was custom made for me. The seams were also finished out well.
- Lisa B.
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You are welcome to walk in, no appointment necessary.
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(the owner) was in Mexico. The woman who did the pinning was very kind although she did not speak English. When I picked up my designer
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and $1000 virgin wool/silk pants, they were both ruined. They cut off the decorative trim on the designer
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and used a thick brown thread to hem the pants. It is the ugliest hem I've ever seen, PLUS they were too short! On my $1,000 ROW trousers, she took in the hip instead of the seat, losing the unique shape of these wide leg high wasted trousers. They are ruined, and too tight. Sorry, but I can not go back there, and it's a shame because they are friendly and easy to work with.
- Randi R.
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Dress fit great. Studio was nice and the owner was nice, professional and did a great job in the time frame she promised.
- David J.

Tailors in Irvine, CA

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1st Choice Home Services

913 Nadelhorn Dr
Lake Arrowhead

5 Star Dry Cleaners

7663 Winnetka Ave
Winnetka

59 Graphix

Internet
Riverside

A CREATIVE TOUCH BY DEBRA

994 CALLE DEL PACIFICO
Glendale

Alteration Specialist

4840 Irvine Blvd
Irvine

Angela's Custom Designs

3840 Broadway Pl
Los Angeles

Ann Tailor Custom Tailoring

910 Broadway St
Santa Monica

ARAM'S SHOE & BOUTIQUE

3425 OCEAN VIEW BLVD
Glendale

Azteca Embroidery

1516 E. Edinger Ave. Unit G
Santa Ana

B.A. Beaven Alterations

27271 Paseo Espada
San Juan Capistrano

Bella Cleaners

4760 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey

BELLAS FASHION

1581 E. ST GERTRUDE PL
Santa Ana

BELLAZ FASHION & CUSTOM TLRNG

3972 BARRANCA PKWY
Irvine

BioNomic Paks

33175 Linda Rosea
Temecula

Bridal Collection Inc The

792 E Thousand Oaks Blvd
Thousand Oaks

C & C Landscaping & gardening

53080 hwy 86 sp13-a
Coachella

CALICO CORNERS

12717 Ventura Boulevard
Studio City

CALICO CORNERS

3830 East Foothill Blvd
Pasadena

Calico Corners

2863 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance

CALICO CORNERS

24241 Avenida de la Carlota
Laguna Hills

CALICO CORNERS

3830 E Foothill Blvd
Pasadena

CAPRAZ SEWING

14538 Calvert St
Van Nuy

CARINO BRIDES & QUINCEANERAS

31952 Suite C25 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano

Concierge Cleaners

2389 E. Colorado
Pasadena

Creations By Ana

825 S Hobart Blvd
Los Angeles

Custom Window Coverings

29975 Technology Dr
Murrieta

Debbie's Tailoring & Cleaners

26707 Oak Ave
Canyon Country

DEL AMO TAILOR AND ALTERATIONS

21712 HAWTHORNE BLVD
Torrance

Delaware Print House

7712 Talbert Avenue
Huntington Beach

DESIGNS BY DIAN

27281 LAS NIEVES
Mission Viejo

DFK Custom Clothing

5476 B Paseo Dell Logo E
Laguna Woods

Elite Tailor

311 Main St
Seal Beach

Elle Couture Designs

2025 Lemnos Dr
Costa Mesa

Evans Sporting Goods dba Evans TeamWear

12856 BROOKHURST ST
Garden Grove

Express Alterations

2545 Chino Hills Pkwy
Chino Hills

FASHION TAILORS

31901 CAMINO CAPISTRANO
San Juan Capistrano

FELLINI'S FORMAL WEAR

5365 ALTON PKWY
Irvine

FERNANDO'S

1242 HERMOSA AVE
Hermosa Beach

Grace Bridal Couture

5971 W 3rd St
Los Angeles

IGM Auto Repair

6205 Kester Ave
Van Nuys

International Custom Tailors

16740 Ventura Blvd
Encino

JACLYN'S BRIDAL & FORMAL GOWNS

3930 S BRISTOL ST suite 204
Santa Ana

Jc's Fine Upholstery

1501 W. Cowles Street
Long Beach

Joseph Miller Developer Inc

22428 Venido Rd
Woodland Hills

Karen's Tailoring Shop

14245 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks

Kavio

3217 South Garfield Ave.
Commerce

Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling Newport Beach

4500 -125 campus Drive
Newport Beach

LA Home Organizer

1537 15th St
Santa Monica

Las Posas Cleaners

2360C E Las Posas Rd
Camarillo

Lisa Nelle Show Clothing

1060 E. Cesar Chavez
Los Angeles

London Cleaners

1073 Gayley Ave
Westwood

M KENNY'S FASHIONS

2 APPLETON
Irvine

MANSOURI UPHOLSTERY

1248 SOUTH LYON ST
Santa Ana

MARIE TRINGALI

0 Private Home Residence

MARTA'S TAILOR SHOP

4115 E 7TH ST
Long Beach

Miranda's Alterations

24523 Los Aliso's Blvd
Laguna Hills

Mon Amie Bridal Salon

355 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa

My Wed Style

PO Box 179
Venice

Natalie Vasquez Interiors

16055 Washington St
Riverside

NathanNicole

653 E. Ruddock #2

Nicole Jordan Designs

21151 S Western Avenue, Suite 169
Torrance

NINA Alteration and Tailoring

4017 W Riverisde Dr
Burbank

PAUL'S CREATIONS

17655 HARVARD AVE
Irvine

POWER PROFESSIONAL CLEANERS

20562 REGENCY LN
Lake Forest

PREMIER SUEDE & LEATHER CLEANERS

3419 VIA LIDO
Newport Beach

Premium suit outlets

924 E. Imperial highway
Brea

Professional Custom Sewing

77086 Pauma Valley Way
Palm Desert

Quilting Bee Designs

1295 S Cawston Ave
Hemet

Regal Cleaners

881 Vía De La Paz
Pacific Palisades

Renes Custom Upholstery

27665 FORBES RD STE 3
Laguna Niguel

RH Cleaners

14591 Red Hill Ave
Tustin

RJM Creations

26881 Zapata Cir
Mission Viejo

Roya Design

13525 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks

Salon Zinnia

641 Camino De Los Mares
San Clemente

Santner Construction

3209 Hamilton Way
Los Angeles

SEW WRITE EMBROIDERY

3525 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego

SHALLOM BRIDALS & EVENTS

2184 N Cornelia Ave
Fresno

SIMON MASTER TAILOR

8042 W 3RD ST
Los Angeles

Sloan's Dry Cleaners & Laundry

8923 Beverly Blvd
Pico Rivera

Sossy's

10131 Riverside Dr
North Hollywood

SOUTH POINTE UPHOLSTERY

23342 S POINTE DR
Laguna Hills

SPLENDID CLEANERS

1226 S COCHRAN AVE
Los Angeles

SUSANA'S TAILORING & ALTRTNS

4250 BARRANCA PKWY
Irvine

Sweet Design Studio

1565 E 42ND STREET
Los Angeles

TELLO'S TAILOR SHOP

760 E HIGHLAND AVE
San Bernardino

The Beauty of Home

26245 Brook Hollow
Lake Forest

The Fabric Shop

17307 Valley Blvd

TK TAILORING & ALTERATIONS

16895 BEACH BLVD
Huntington Beach

TONY CUSTOM TAILORING & MEN

17655 HARVARD AVE
Irvine

TONY CUSTOME TAILORING & MENS

3905 IRVINE BLVD
Irvine

TONY CUSTOME TAILORING & MENS

5365 ALTON PKWY
Irvine

TURGUT TAILOR SHOP

1286 Taft St
Irvine

Uribes Upholstery

1601 W. Commonwealth
Fullerton

Vinita's Sewing School

South & Gridley
Cerritos

WAVES AUTOSOUND

375 Bristol St Ste 60
Costa Mesa

WESTERN INSTALLERS

PO BOX 3045
Torrance
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