Alterations – Womens

Topline Tailors specialise in clothing alterations for all womenswear. We offer complete alteration services for womens trousers, skirts, shirts, blouses and jackets. Come and see us in Wellington for a fitting and measurement by our professional tailoring staff.

Made to measure? Topline Tailors also specialise in dressmaking and womens made to measure formalwear.

Below is a general list of womens garment alteration services, but feel free to contact us with any specific enquiries.


  • Shorten / lengthen plain
  • Shorten with cuffs
  • Shorten with split or lining
  • Lengthen with cuff or plain with false hem
  • Narrow down legs
  • Take in thighs
  • Take in / out waist
  • Close & take out pockets
  • Dart waist
  • Retain (re-attach) same hem on jeans


  • Shorten hem
  • Shorten from top
  • Lengthen hem
  • Take in side seams
  • Shorten straps

Shirts / blouses

  • Shorten sleeves
  • Take in side seams
  • Darts
  • Shorten hem


  • Shorten sleeves
  • Lengthen sleeves
  • Shorten hem
  • Take in┬áside seams
  • Change or take out shoulder pads