(Closed) Alterations / Seamtress Recommendation Needed in Boston Area

posted 6 years ago in Boston
Post # 4
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Hi! This might be a little late… how west of Boston are you? I’m in Cambridge, and there’s a great independent seamstress here – Beatrice at Queen Dressmakers – who charges pretty reasonable prices and does good, quick work. I got my dress altered there and it’s taken only three weeks for her to finish the alterations. I didn’t have too much work done though, and if you have a lot of work that needs to be done, she might not take you, but it’s worth a try. It’s called Queen Dressmakers. She has very high Yelp reviews!

Alternatively there’s a popular place on Newbury street that specializes in bridal alterations, Best Fit. You can see reviews on Yelp, but they’re pretty polarized: people either seem to love them or hate them. 

Post # 5
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149 posts
Blushing bee

I highly recommend Chris O’Hare in Quincy.  She’s great and super affordable.  She lives right off the expressway too.

Post # 6
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Hi @NewportBride052413:  I was interested to find out who you ended up going with for your alterations. I purchased my dress in Los Angeles with my sister and mom, but live in Boston. My dress just came in and I’m looking for a trusty seamstress 🙂 I have a lot of alterations to do since it’s a little too big. Would you mind letting me know where you ended up going and your experience?

(I’m also getting married in Newport this summer!)

 

Thanks! 🙂

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@anneNPT: I’ve had Doris Couture Design highly recommended to me. She’s in Needham. One of my friends had her dress altered there, and it came out really well.

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Anahit Bridal is who the VOWS “I Found the Gown” store use so I am going to try to bring my Kleinfeld’s dress to her since she is used to the designer gowns. She is in Newton.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Best Fit on Newbury Street in Boston tailored my vintage lace wedding dress. They did an amazing, amazing job.

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