Is it worth it to tailor dress shirts?

How much does it cost to tailor a dress shirt?

Clothing Alterations Cost

Garment Alteration Price Range
Shirt Shorten sleeves at shoulder $35-50
Shirt Take in sleeves (make them slimmer) $15-25
Shirt Take in shirt (make it slimmer) $15-25
Shirt Shorten shirt length $20-30

Is it expensive to get a shirt tailored?

If you have the waist on a pair of pants adjusted, you may need to alter the seat and crotch as well, increasing the cost. Taking In a Dress Shirt: You can fix too-big dress shirts for $15 to $35.

How long does it take to tailor a shirt?

“If you know in advance, call ahead. Depending on the season, formalwear may need two weeks or more if additional fittings are necessary,” said Robin Chalfin, owner of Toolkit Tailoring Studio. Basic clothing alterations, like hems, can take anywhere from 3-5 days to a week, depending on how busy your tailor is.

Can tailors make shirts shorter?

Even shirts you are already wearing can be easily tweaked for a more professional fit. The sleeves of a dress shirt can be shortened an inch or two by an experienced tailor.

How much can a tailor take in a shirt?

The torso of a shirt can be brought in, and the sleeves slimmed, as in episode six of Put This On. Remove more than three or four inches and you may have a badly unbalanced shirt, depending on your shape.

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