How much should I charge for sewing alterations?
Hem a skirt or dress: $10-$14. Take in or let out a skirt or pair of pants: $15 (unlined) to $20 (lined) or $25 (with a zipper) Shorten top-stitched pants: $10. Shorten cuffed pants: $14.
How much money do seamstresses make?
The median annual seamstress salary nationally as of May 2019 was $31,520, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $20,800, while the highest 10 percent made more than $54,740.
What alterations are free at Nordstrom?
Nordstrom: Complimentary basic alterations are available for most full-price items, but a receipt or packing slip is required. More complicated alterations (suits, eveningwear) are offered but for a fee. Details here.
How much does it cost to get the waist taken in on jeans?
If done correctly, the center back seam will look the same and the cut that the tailor has made at the waist band will be hidden by the belt loop. Be sure to ask if your tailor can take in the waist from the back and expect to pay around $50 depending on your tailor.