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Clothing alterations and repairs by a skilled tailor
If you need clothing alteration in Bridgwater MA, Brockton MA or Mansfield MA, then Commonwealth Cleaners can help. They are a full service dry cleaning company and they also have a highly skilled tailor who can perform a range of clothing alterations and clothing repairs. So whether you need to have a garment shortened, taken in or let out, they can help.
Clothing alterations is a skill and an art. It’s like plastic surgery on clothes. The tailor needs to have knowledge about the type of fabric and material he is working on. The tailor a certain aspect ratio so clothes are not distorted or incorrectly sized. It requires the tailor to make mental before and after images. Clothing alterations require precise measurements to ensure a correct fit after the alterations are completed.
Common clothing alterations include shortening of trousers and pants, shortening of sleeves, lengthening of sleeves, taking in blazers. Letting out of blazers and jackets, collar replacement, sleeve conversion, hemming and more. Measurements are always important. For alterations to pants you should also present the shoe that is worm with the trousers.
Clothing alterations cam make clothes more comfortable to wear. They can also rejuvenate the appearance of frayed and worn garments. Some alterations are simple such as replacing missing buttons, Other such as letting out a jacket or blazer are more complicated. Clothing repairs such as zip replacements and stitching of tears can also be carried out.
A full-service dry-cleaning company will also offer related services such as shoe repair and cobbler services, tuxedo rentals, wedding gown preservation, area rug cleaning and free storage. Whether you need clothing alterations in Bridgwater MA, shoe repairs in Brockton MA or cobbler services Mansfield MA, a full service dry cleaning company such as Commonwealth Cleaners can help.