Nina Murden - The Lewes Seamstress

What kind of things do I repair and alter?

People are often unsure what sort of things I can alter and repair. So here’s a list of some of what’s been brought to my workshop[ in the last month or so weeks, includes curtain and blind makes too:

A very cute teddy bear – poor teddie’s neck was hanging off, he’s now got a fetching scarf.

Skirt waist reductions for an elderly lady who is losing weight.

3 alterations to the length of some shop bought curtains.

Busy cameraman’s ‘vest’ and rucksack, in need of hand stitching repairs.

Jeans patches – I do a line in under-patching which will keep a pair of jeans going for apparently at least another year or so, and looks good too.

T- shirt hems, and sleeve width reduction – yes really!

Zip replacement to running trousers

Floor length, lined, hand made curtains, two sets of

Men’s tailored jacket sleeve shortening

Hems, hems and more hems – skirts, trousers, dresses

Zip to a rather expensive down filled jacket.

Workshop on how to copy and make a pattern of a favourite garment.

Reduction to width on trousers’ legs, and reduction to waist022