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510 Natoma Station Dr, Suit 200

Folsom, CA 95630

The premier tailor in the Sacramento area.

Let Alterations Express be the secret to your wardrobe. 

Alterations Express's Expert Tailors and Seamstresses have over 60 years of combined tailoring experience. 

Bridal Alterations

With more and more people handing down wedding dresses through the family, or buying new ones off the internet, wedding dress alterations have never been more in demand. We are all different shapes and sizes, and it’s rare to find a wedding dress off the shelf that fits just right.

Altering something as important as a wedding dress isn’t something we would suggest you do yourself unless you’re very skilled. There are too many variables, and too many things that can go wrong. Altering a pair of pants or a hem is one thing. Altering something that can affect how a complete dress looks is something else.

However, there are some other practical tips that will help you out if you need an alteration.

Timing is Everything

Getting a wedding dress altered too early can cause problems if your size changes. If you leave it too late, the job could be rushed, or not ready on time. The ideal time would be to have the alterations complete at least one week before the big day. This is early enough that any emergency changes can still be made, but not so long that your body changes too much.

Pack Everything

When bringing a wedding dress to a seamstress for an alteration, it’s important to bring other things you might be wearing on the day. That includes shoes, jackets, cardigans, over-shoulder fabrics and anything else that will impact the shape of the dress. We won’t request a full dress-rehearsal, but seeing the dress exactly as it’s going to be on the day is essential for us to get the changes right.

We don’t want to pry, but if you have any special underwear that might impact on the dress, you’re going to have to bring that too. We won’t ask to see it, you’ll just need to have it on underneath while we measure for the alterations.

not all boutiques are equipped to make changes. Therefore it’s important to use a company that has experience in wedding dress alterations. It isn’t a straightforward change, it needs skill and experience to pull off.

It’s much harder than raising a hem or widening a waistline. Everything has to be planned in advance so the alterations don’t impact on the shape of the dress, or other aspects of the outfit.

Use a company with a history of being able to deliver high quality alterations. This is probably the most important dress you will ever own, so you don’t want to trust it to just anyone.

Wedding dress alterations can take time to do properly, so make sure you give the seamstress enough time to work. Nothing messes up a job like pressure, and nothing spoils wedding planning like more stress. That’s why our first tip was about timing, getting that right is the most important thing of all.

Folsom's Best Alterations

We have won best Alterations in Folsom for the last 5 years. If you want your clothes to fit you like they were made for your body type call us today to arrange an appointment, or Walk in no appointment needed. Fast, Professional, and Affordable Tailoring.

Alterations Express is all about getting the work done when you need it. We are staffed with tailors and seamstresses to professionally alter or repair most any garment. Moments after your arrival, our staff will skillfully fit your garments in one of our spacious dressing rooms. After your fitting, we tell you just how much your alteration will coast and you tell us when you need it.

Seamstress • Tailors • Dressmakers

Alterations • Tailoring • Dressmaking • Leather & Fur Bridal Gowns • Wedding Gowns Formals • Suits • Evening wear • QuinceaneraBridesmaid dresses • Prom Dresses • Veils

Clothing Repairs • Mending • Original Jean Hems • Patches Draperies • Bedding • Upholstery • Military Uniforms

We alter, repair, restyle and re-size clothing for men, women, children and business partners. We also perform the alteration and tailoring of business and casual clothing, including but not limited to:

• Dresses
• Skirts, Full Length, Scooters ,Skorts, Minis, Tea length
• Bridal Gowns & Wedding Dresses, veils and headpieces
• Bridesmaid Dresses
• Mother of, Bride or Groom, Dresses
• Flower Girl Dresses
• Prom Dresses
• First Communion Dresses
• Quinceanera Dresses
• Slacks, Pants, Trousers , Shorts , Capri
• Suits, Single, Double Breasted, 2 Pc., 4 Pc.
• Jackets, Coats, Trench Coats
• Shirts, Long, Short, Teas, Tanks, Halters
• Blouses, Tops, Covers, Camisoles
• GIs and Do Boks
• Bathing Suits
• Leather and Furs
• Costumes
• Draperies, Curtains & Valances
• Bedding, Throw Pillows & Linens
• Tablecloths & Napkins
• Items for Your Home, RV, Boat or Yacht
• Police, fire, EMS, military, private school, commercial uniforms & clerical robes

Altering, designing and custom fitting formal wear is one of our specialties. Others include:

• Quilting Services
• RV Restyling
• Curtain and Drapes
• Repairing Leashes, Collars, Bridals
• Tarp, Trailer and Boat Cover Repair
• Beading Jeweling Embellishments

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

• Hem and Seam Repair
• Buttons, Hooks and Eyes, or Snaps - Replace or Re-attach
• Buttonholes - Make or Repair
• Zippers – Replace or Repair
• Linings - Replace or Repair
• Sleeves and Hems - Shorten or Lengthen
• Pockets - Replace or Repair
• Shoulder Pads and Dress Shields - Add, Replace or Remove
• Beadwork - Replace or Repair
• Jeans Patching and repairs

 Upholstery and re-upholstery of antiques, collectibles, heirlooms, favorite pieces, boat, RV, Cars… 

Altering Clothing

It is important when you come in to bring with you some of the following items.

Women: