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Alterations

Bridal / Formal

Bridal / Formal

Let us be a part of your special day by making that special dress fit you perfectly.

Suit Alterations

Suit Alterations

There is nothing classier than a well-fitted and well-tailored suit. We can turn any suit into that perfectly fitted one.

Formal Alterations

Formal Alterations

Our tailors are experts when it comes to all dresses and gown alterations.

Leather Alterations

Leather Alterations

Leather garments are especially difficult to maintain but we guarantee to professionally alter, repair and take care of your items.

Denim

Denim

We use 100% cotton original denim thread for all our denim alterations.

Pants Shortening

Pants Shortening

Whether it is a pair of pants, a skirt, a dress or sleeves, we can lengthen or shorten them to fit you just right.

Post-Weight Loss

Post-Weight Loss

We can resize all types of garments from casual wear to formal wear. We can even resize suits without changing the original shape and design.

School / Work Uniform

School / Work Uniform

For all your uniforms, we can resize and alter them to fit you. Plus we can email you the tax invoices for your record.

Maternity

Maternity

You can still enjoy wearing your favorite jeans while pregnant. We can insert expandable side inseams etc to make them fit you more comfortably.

Buttons / Studs

Buttons / Studs

We can replace, shift or install buttons on all garments and fabrics. Also if you’ve lost a jean stud we can replace them for you.

Zippers

Zippers

We use the highest quality zippers and sliders to install new or replace old/broken zippers on all garments and items.

Take-in / Let-out

Take-in / Let-out

If a garment is too big or too small or just needs some adjustments we can alter your garments to your perfect size.

Invisible Mending

Invisible Mending

You don’t have to throw away your garments that have been damaged with tears, holes or burns. Simply bring them to us and we can have them fixed for you.

Seniors Discount

10 % Off

We offer all our senior customers 10% off on their first order and an extra 10% loyalty discount on every order after that.

seniors

Alterations Price List

Trousers / Pants

  • Shorten / Lengthen Standard$14.99
  • Lengthen Maximum (add false hem)$25.00
  • Standard Take in waist (centre back)$25-$35
  • Taper Leg Full$35-$45
  • Change / Mend worn out crotch$40.00
  • Silk Saddle  $35.00
  • New Zipper$25.00
  • Restitch Crotch$10.00
  • Button$3.00
  • New half pocket $25.00 or both$40.00

Jeans

  • Shorten Standard$14.99
  • Shorten Original$29.90
  • Take in Waist Original (centre back) $35.00
  • Taper Leg Full$35-$45
  • Mend Crouch both sides$40.00
  • Standard mending from $25.00
  • New Stud$10.00
  • With mending$25.00
  • New Zipper$25.00
  • New half pockets$25.00
  • or both$40.00

Suit Jacket Alterations

  • Shorten Sleeves:
  • Plain$35
  • With buttons$39.90
  • With Vent & buttonholes$49.90
  • Recreating Vent when shortening reaches above the original vent$69.90
  • Take-in Sleeves$49.90
  • Take-in Body
  • Centre Back Seam$35
  • Side seams$49.90
  • Side seam into Armhole$69.90
  • Side seam into Shoulder (take in plus narrowing shoulder at the back)$89.90
  • Front Panel into Back (Re-cutting front panel for major take-in or when narrow waisted and broad shoulders, for example body builders)$89.90
  • Let out From$49.90
  • Shorten Jacket Hem$69.90
  • Narrow Shoulder$110.00
  • Hand Sewn Front Shank Button$5.00
  • New Lining fromfrom $280.00

Shirt Alterations

  • Shorten sleeves original$35.00
  • Take in side seams$29.90
  • Take-in (create back darts)$29.90
  • Reverse collar$25.00
  • Button$3.00
  • Shorten Hem$25.00
  • Convert French Cuff to Standardfrom $30.00

Casual Dress

  • Shorten straps standard$20.00
  • Lined$35.00
  • Take in standard from$25.00
  • Lined from$29.90
  • Shorten hem standard from$25.00
  • Lined from$29.90

Formal Dress Alterations

  • For dresses, design and details such as beading, boning, quantity of layers, zippers and etc varies the price, you can always send us a picture for a cost estimate or ask our tailors in person for exact price. we committed to provide high quality at the best price.
  • Shorten straps lined from$35.00
  • Take in lined from$39.90
  • Shorten dress lined from$39.90
  • New zip from $39.90

Skirt

  • Shorten Standard from$29.90
  • Take in Waist standard$35.00
  • New Lining from $90.00
  • New Zipper from$29.90

School Uniform

  • Shorten Hem$25.00
  • New Zip$25.00

Curtains

  • (Prices are per 100 cm width)
  • Standardfrom $15.00
  • Heavyfrom $30.00
  • Minimum per Panel$25.00
  • Installation / Measuring on Site (mobile service)$60.00 per hour
  • For curtain prices, due to the different variations you can always send us your curtain measurements and quantities to get a more accurate quote. ** BULK DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
  • To contact us you can use our contact form at the bottom of the page or email us at: info@opalalterations.com.au

Leather Garment Alterations

  • Shorten sleeves from$45.00
  • Take in side seams from$59.90
  • Bike Jacket New Zip from
    (We use YKK #10 extra heavy duty zips)
    $120.00
  • Shorten Skirts from$45.00
  • Lined from$59.90

Terms & conditions

  • Pricing - Our mobile service prices are the same as in-store prices. Orders can be a combination of alterations and dry cleaning. Click Here to see our extremely competitive prices.
  • Appointments - We have 2 types of appointments; standard and window appointments. Standard appointments are regular appointments at your chosen day/time. Window appointments are flexible and will be within a 3 hour time-window that you choose.
  • Payment - Invoices can be paid online before delivery or at the drop off time via Eftpos/Card or Cash to ensure customer satisfaction. We do not collect/Store any credit card details. If you are not going to be home for delivery and would like us to leave your garment at your designated area please make sure payment is made before delivery, otherwise delivery can not be made and a re-delivery fee of $15.00 will apply.
  • Re-Delivery - $15.00 surcharge will apply if you miss your delivery. We can always pick-up and drop off your items at a designated spot if you will not be home for the delivery and agree to it at time of booking.
  • Quotes - You can always contact us for quotes on orders you are not sure about.
  • Quality 100% Guaranteed - Opal is the highest rated Alterations and Dry Cleaning service provider in Canberra, customer satisfaction is our top priority. Thank you.

We recommend using our mobile service for bridal dress alterations and wedding party alterations (including the groom and groomsmen). However if you prefer to come to the store, please make sure you book an appointment online using the In-Store appointment option. This is to ensure we have the right tailor and enough staff to accomodate you most efficiently.

In-store Appointment

Book a pickup

Please choose an option

By Appointment
  • Standard Appointment at your chosen time
  • $40 pickup+delivery fee, Free for orders above $300
By Window
  • This appointment will be some time within the 3-hour time window you choose
  • $15 Dry Cleaning pickup+delivery fee. Free for orders above $150
  • $25 Alterations pickup+delivery fee. Free for orders above $150

Dear Customers, please keep in mind you do not need to be home/office for your appointments. We can pick up and drop off your items from a designated spot at your door if you choose that option when booking your appointment.

Terms & Conditions
  • Pricing - Our mobile service prices are the same as in-store prices. Orders can be a combination of alterations and dry cleaning. You can view our extremely competitive prices on our website price list.
  • Appointments - We have 2 types of appointments; standard and window appointments. Standard appointments are regular appointments at your chosen day/time. Window appointments are more flexible and will be within a 3 hour time-window that you choose.
  • Payment - Invoices can be paid online before delivery or at the drop off time via Eftpos/Card or Cash to ensure customer satisfaction. If you are not going to be home for delivery and would like us to leave your garment at your designated area please make sure payment is made before delivery, otherwise delivery can not be made and a re-delivery fee of $15.00 will apply.
  • Re-Delivery - $15.00 Surcharge will apply if you miss your delivery. We can always pick-up and drop off your items at a designated spot if you will not be home for the delivery and agree to it at time of booking.
  • Quality 100% Guaranteed - Opal Alterations is the highest rated Alterations and Dry Cleaning service provider in Canberra, customer satisfaction is our top priority.