A Thread of Vintage

 

Welcome to A Thread of Vintage

 

Will pick up from and deliver back to you.

For the Faversham (ME13), Sittingbourne (ME9) and Whitstable (CT5) and the surrounding countryside areas.

 

Based in Bapchild (ME9 9AH) near Sittingbourne but willing to travel to the above areas.

There will be a minimum clothes alterations total of £20 for the countryside areas and Whitstable.

 

Please use the contact page to get in touch with requirements.

Please note I do not take on wedding attire or evening wear.

 

 

Trousers 

 

Shorten/lengthen  £10.00

Shorten plus turn-ups  £12.00

Shorten jeans £12.00  (Prewashed to allow for shinkage before shortening)

Take in/let out at seam at back of waistband  £10.00

Replace zip  £12.00 - includes cost of zip

Replace jeans zip (will depend on thickness of fabric) from £15.00 - includes cost of zip

Taper legs from £14.00

Taper at hips from £12.00

 

 

Jackets

 

Shorten sleeves £12.00

Shorten sleeves with opening from £15.00

Take in back seam from £15.00

Shorten length of jacket from £18.00

Taper sides from £14.00

New zip from £20.00 - includes cost of zip

Take in at shoulders from £20.00

(including making shoulder pads smaller - less of the big bulky 70's shoulders etc)

 

 

Skirts

 

Shorten            Straight pencil skirt/ A line £10.00

                        With lining £12

 

                        Full £12.00

                        With lining £14.00

 

                        Pleated £15.00

                        With lining £17.00

 

Taper hips without the need to remove waistband £12.00

Take in full side without the need to remove waistband but involves unpicking and re-stitching hem £14.00

If have to remove waistband (and generally remake skirt) from £15.00

 

Replace zip £12.00 - includes cost of zip

 

Please note: No maxi skirts - sorry.

 

 

Dresses

 

Take in sides at bodice from £12.00  

Take in sides full length from £16.00

Take in bottom half of dress from £14.00

Taper hips £12.00

 

Shortening shoulder straps/take dress up at shoulders (sleeveless)) £8

 

Take dress up at shoulders (with sleeves)  £15  

(Involves refitting sleeves into an armhole which will be smaller than sleeve so may have to put in gathers/pleats/darts etc at top of sleeve)

 

Shortening hems – refer to skirt prices

New zip £14.00 - includes cost of zip

 

Please note: No maxi dresses - sorry

 

 

Blouses

 

Shorten sleeves £10.00

With opening/cuff £14.00

Shorten length from £12.00

Remove sleeves from £12.00

 

 

Shirts

 

Turning collar £12.00

Turning cuffs £12.00

Shorten sleeves with cuffs £14.00

Shorten sleeves without cuffs £10.00

 

 

Coats

 

Shorten sleeves from £15.00

Shorten length  from £20.00

Taper sides from £18.00

Take in at shoulders from £20.00

Take in at shoulders (including making shoulder pads smaller - less of the big bulky 70's shoulders etc) from £20.00

New zips from £20.00 - includes cost of zip

 

 

Payment will be on delivery and either by cash or cheque.

 

Because of limited space I do not do curtain alterations. Please contact Julie Funge at www.juliesfabrics.co.uk who is excellent in making curtains and soft furnishings and based in Faversham.

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For clothes alterations for the Sittingbourne, Faversham and Whitstables areas