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Repairs and Alterations

We offer a range of sewing repairs and alterations!

Price List:


Hem a skirt or dress: $10-$25
Shorten basic pants: $10
Shorten jeans or lined pants $20
Take in a garment: $20-50
Restitch a fraying or torn seam: $10
Replace buttons with vintage buttons: $6 each
Sew on or move an existing button: $4 each
Add a hook and eye: $4 per set

Sew on patches: $4 small - $10 Large

Pick up/ drop off to Hamilton. Postage available for extra cost.

Anything else you need done, send a message with photos and if we can do it we will send back a quote!


If you need a repair or alteration done please contact us one of the following ways:


Direct message @chinchen_st on Instagram 


Email chinchenst@gmail.com with the subject line “Repairs and Alterations” 


If possible, please send some images of your garment!


Small print: These prices are a guideline and may be subject to change. We do not work with leather, formal or bridal-wear. Payment is to be made on collection of the finished repair or alteration. We may reject your job if we feel it is not something we can confidently complete. Jobs can take up to 2 weeks to complete.