In case you aren't in the Central Los Angeles area, try using these following tips to find a decent service for dress alterations near you:
Look for certifications: Some alteration services may have certifications or qualifications that show they have the expertise to alter dresses. Look for certifications from industry organizations or professional associations.
- Check the portfolio: Look into their portfolio, if possible, ask for pictures of their previous work, ask about their experience working with similar type of dresses, fabrics, and styles.
Schedule a consultation: Once you have narrowed down your list of potential dress alteration services, schedule a consultation with each one. This will give you the opportunity to discuss your needs, see their work, and get a quote for the alterations.
Make a decision: After considering all of the above factors, make a decision on which dress alteration service to use. Keep in mind that the most expensive option may not be the best, and the cheapest may not be the worst.
Communicate the expectations: Once you have selected the service, be sure to communicate your expectations clearly, so that you will be satisfied with the final product.
They key step here is the last: communication. From personal experience, sometimes it can feel like we're being annoying by asking for too much too specifically. But at the end of the day, it's your money and your dress. You're entitled to having it altered exactly as you please so long as it is possible.
Send us an email: