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"She might be a good seamstress, and good if it is something done on the same day. But I went with a friend of to pick up a dress that she" left 3 days earlier and it was a terrible experience. The lady has a bad memory and a bad attitude. She had given us the wrong dress. When we insisted that the dress we dropped off was not the dress that she had given us, she was extremely upset and mean. Would not listen. Luckily we had a note on the inside of the garment bag on my friends writing that stated the name of my friend and a picture of the dress in our cell phones. But she still insisted that we were wrong. It took 20 minutes for her to finally calm down and then she said ok I might have made a mistake. We are not sure if she said that to get rid of us or if she came to her senses. But we did not want to leave with her thinking that we were stealing the dress. BOTTOM LINE, GET A RECEIPT. YOUR ITEM. TAKE PICTURES OF GARMENT AND REPAIR NEEDED. This is a very short version of all that happen. But the zipper was replaced and it worked. I never got to examine the quality of work because we were almost late to the wedding we were attending that day due to the lady ranting.

-PAMELA B.

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"I looked for weeks for someone to embroider my silk thread on to some rather thick velvet fabric. Most of the embroidery businesses I called or visited were reluctant" to do it because they were afraid they would ruin the expensive fabric. Those that did agree to do it didn't seem to have very high quality fabrics/products in the store so I didn't feel comfortable. is a high end store that does quality customization on most any product. They have hundreds (thousands?) of fonts from which to choose and the ladies are very helpful with suggestions so your item turns out beautiful. They also carry a few unique gifts that you won't be able to resist buying and personalizing. Bonus: They carry SCOUT bags - my favorite! If you're looking for high end custom embroidery, you found it.

-Jenifer H.

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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 Fairfax

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It went great! they are very pleasant, and the work was exceptional. It was exactly the way I wanted it, and you could not tell it has ever been altered. I would highly recommend them to my family, and friends.
- KEN &JUNE S.
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This place does great work. We actually used Angie's List to find a local place, and initially tried a different place in St . That place did horrible work. We brought several pairs of pants here, and they redid the work and fixed it. This week, we brought them three more pairs of pants. They hemmed, as well as shortened ...More a pair of pants while keeping the original stitching. Their work is great. Wish we had come here first!
- Jim F.
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it went wonderfully well!!
is so personable and such a delight to visit with while you're changing in and out of clothes to be altered..
i even had a "rush job" that i threw at her, last minute... and, she accommodated it graciously.
when i picked up my clothes... they were altered to perfection!!
...More /> i have since used for: repairing clothes, altering clothes, and draperies.
i'm blessed to have her expertise at my disposal!!


- Charlene N.
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1- I was told the service would take 3 days, and I could pick my order up on "Saturday at 11 a.m.". I received a call on Saturday at 10:14 a.m., asking for the length of the hem, because they had forgotten and didn't write it down.
2- I called them back to confirm the length and they seemed to have lost my order. The staff member ...More on the phone wrote down my length and said she was sure they'd find it, and they'd call me when the order was complete.
3- They never called to confirm the order was complete.
4- 13 days after the original drop-off, I called to check on the status of my order, and the staff member on the phone yelled (IN MY EAR), for someone else to pick up the phone.
5- ^^^ This staff member stated "I'm sure it's done", and refused to actually check on the order, to prevent me from potentially driving to the store and wasting time if it was not completed.
6- The hems are uneven by approximately 3/4" on every pair of pants.

- Jeremiah M.
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It was wonderful. The owner was very nice. I have used them before and this time when I went in and did not have cash. Since I was picking something else up, they told me I could pay when I came back. She was so very customer oriented. Like I said, I have used them before and will continue to use them in the future.
- David H.
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is the best seamstress in the world. Courteous and friendly, her work is impeccable, and her prices are reasonable for the level of perfection she produces. I recommend her to everyone, whether they are in north or south .
- Raji P.
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Dmitriy repaired the damaged lining of a heavy coat which we had previously tried, unsuccessfully, to repair three times by two other tailors. Dmitriy's work has been entirely satisfactory - the lining has held up with the same amount of wear that caused the previous repair attempts to fail, and the seams appear to be still completely solid. ...More His work is entirely professional, both in function and appearance. In addition to the coat, Dmitriy hemmed up a pair of dress slacks, again with entirely satisfactory results. We're very pleased.
- John R.
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Awesome hard worker. No nonse to the point. Quality work. I have been going to going 5 years now.
- Owen T.

Tailors in Fairfax, VA

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ACE TAILORING

9650 MAIN ST
Fairfax

AN'S TAILORING SHOP

10633 MAIN ST
Fairfax

Animal Care Center LLC

657 Falmouth St
Warrenton

Ann's Tailoring Shop

10610 Main St
Fairfax

Anna's Bridal

8804 Pear Tree Village Ct, Ste AB
Alexandria

Atelier L'anceray

366 Klagg Ct

AZM Services

502 Shaw Rd, Suite 105
Sterling

BEDO'S LEATHERWORKS

412 W BROAD ST
Falls Church

BellaChic Luxe Bridal Boutique

13895 Hedgewood Drive #341
Woodbridge

Beltway Blinds

6301 Ivy Ln

Best Tailor

9126 Lee Hwy
Fairfax

Betty List

2703 MEMORIAL STREET
Alexandria

Bonny's Sewing & Fabric Alexandria

5515 Cherokee Ave
Alexandria

CALICO CORNERS

814 King St
Alexandria

CALICO CORNERS

11056 Lee Highway
Fairfax

CALICO CORNERS

6400 Williamsburg Boulevard
Arlington

Centreville Animal Hospital

13663 Lee Hwy
Centreville

Chita B Interiors

32 Ashby St
Warrenton

CLIFTON CLEANERS II

13830 Lee Hwy
Centreville

Cobbler's Bench Shoe Repair

5500 Buckeystown Pike

Create A Scene

8904 Wilson Ave
Manassas

Designer Workroom

8123 Woodmont Ave

DJ's Small Creations

Upper Marlboro Md

DO'S CUSTOM TAILORS

3409 M Street NW

Dominion Design Associates

201 N Fairfax Street
Alexandria

Elim Boutique

1401 Wilson Blvd
Arlington

Elizabeth M Designs

520 Flint River Rd

FAIR LAKES CLEANERS

12707 SHOPPES LANE
Fairfax

FAIRFAX TAILORS

11841-L FAIR OAKS MALL
Fairfax

Golden Needle Tailors

8000 Wisconsin Ave

Grace Bridal & Tuxedo

9805 Farm Pond Rd

High Tech Auto and Truck Center

4007 D Westfax Dr.
Chantilly

I Do Custom

Sterling

I Don't Know, LLC

1500 Pointer Ridge Pl, #1562

Interior TouchUp of NOVA

9618 Clover Hill Rd
Manassas

Jackie'salterations

932 Hungerford Dr Suite 40A

JOY TAILORS

9848 MAIN ST
Fairfax

JOY'S BRIDAL

10392 LEE HWY
Fairfax

Judith's Boutique and Alteration

226 Maple Avenue West
Vienna

KAPFER TAILORING LTD

3210 OLD PICKETT RD
Fairfax

Kim's Alterations

4115 wisconsin ave nw

Kim's alterations

4115 Wisconsin ave now

Kings Park Tailoring

5202 Rolling Rd
Burke

Kwayne Designs, LLC

6413 Landover Road, Suite 301

Lestar by Angel

1201 King St
Alexandria

Levinson Bespoke

226 MAPLE AVE W LL
Vienna

LP Designs

500 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd

MacDee Cleaners

1408 P St NW

MAIN TAILORING

10018 MAIN ST
Fairfax

MAPLE CLEANERS

348 MAPLE AVE W
Vienna

Martha's Alterations

300 W Maple Ave
Sterling

Material Differences

20575 Shadow Woods Ct
Potomac Falls

McLean Dental Center

1340 Old Chain Bridge Rd, Ste 401
Mclean

Men's Wearhouse

12227 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr
Fairfax

Millie's Tailors & Cleaners

2222 N Glebe Rd
Arlington

Morelli Couture

10333 Democracy Ln
Fairfax

Noemi's Creations

6506 Arlington Blvd
Falls Church

Nordstrom Rack Fair Lakes Promenade

12199 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr
Fairfax

Nordstrom Rack Pentagon Centre

1201 S Hayes St
Arlington

Nordstrom Rack Potomac Mills

2700 Potomac Mills Cir
Woodbridge

Old Town Needlecrafts

9752 Center St
Manassas

PAINTING HOUSES & MORE LLC

14600 Flint lee Rd Unit E
Chantilly

PARK CIRCLE TAILORING

9679 LEE HWY
Fairfax

Presto Valet.

1623 N Quaker Ln
Alexandria

PRIDE CLEANERS

2563 JOHN MILTON DR
Herndon

Promo Vision

5301 Strathmore Ave

Quilters Studio

9600 Main Street
Fairfax

Regal Dry Cleaners

4801 Dashiell Pl
Woodbridge

SAM TORREY SHOE REPAIR

5267 LEE HWY
Arlington

Sky Tailor

5610 Scoville Street
Falls Church

STITCHER'S STASH

10409 MAIN ST
Fairfax

Tang's Alterations

8669 Sudley Rd
Manassas

The Back Door

2711 Dorr Avenue
Fairfax

The DRYVE CLEANER

109 main
Fairfax

The Power of Thinking Positive Wood Working

15 S Carlin Springs Rd
Arlington

Vivian's Bridal

1604 Spring Hill Rd
Vienna

wazy custom tailor

103809 briarwood dr

West Coast Custom Tees

1029 Highway 6N

WHITE SWAN BRIDAL

425 MAPLE AVE W
Vienna

Why Not Boutique

Prince Georges Plaza, 3500 east west hwy

Y & Z CUSTOM TAILOR

2700 POTOMAC MILLS CIR
Woodbridge

YELLOW BAG CLEANERS

8407 SNOUFFER SCHOOL RD

Zips Dry Cleaners

3856 Dulles S Crt
Chantilly

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