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What to Expect from a Tailoring Service

A tailoring service is offered by sewing professionals who have a strong understanding regarding fabrics and stitching techniques, in addition to being able to use a machine and manual sewing. They could specialize in men’s or women’s’ clothes or both. They can be found in several different locations, which include their own shop, a retail store, or even dry cleaners.

Once a tailor has discussed with a client what they want, they will then proceed to make a custom item of clothing which will fit their client. They could create their own patterns or change one to fit the exact measurements for their customer. When all the pattern pieces are cut from fabric, the tailor will then construct them by stitching them all together, using a loose hand sewing technique known as basting stitches.

Their client will then try on this, while the tailor makes any adjustments with pins or tailor’s chalk. The edges will be used to create lines or marks, in order to show where the fabric needs to be re-sewn or cut again. Tailors have to sew the garment before all the chalk is taken off, which is why it is not permanent chalk. To finish a garment, the tailor will then add items like buttons, zippers, snaps, pockets, collars.

They will often create items of clothing for people that find it hard to locate their size, such people could be very tall or extremely short. Larger sized or smaller sized people also could want custom tailored clothes, especially when they have difficulty finding their sizes in general retail stores. Some professionals could even work within the entertainment industry, creating costumes for television or film productions. Those working in bigger shops will usually have an assistant to help them with the measuring, stitching and other related jobs.

So if you are looking for a professional tailoring service, call Green Street Cleaners at (626) 449-5057 today. We are located in Pasadena, CA.


Josephine Hawkins

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