Directory of Dressmakers, Clothing Alterations and Repair services in Brighton & Hove

These are the dressmakers who have given us their details or advertise their services on the noticeboard at the back of Fabric Land, Brighton. I have not tried most of them out but have put them up here to save you a trip to Fabric Land if you are looking for a dressmaker and we've not been able to help!

Melanie Roberts
Melanie has made anything from coats and suits, to wedding dresses, evening wear, casual wear and kids clothes. She also does alterations, curtains, blinds and cushions. She works from home, where she sees clients for measuring, fittings, and free advice and consultations. Melanie also teaches some Sew In Brighton classes and is an experienced dressmaker and tailor. Her website which has lots of images of garments she's made for clients: She can also make roman blinds and curtains and cushion covers!


Bel has over 20 years experience in dressmaking, alterations, and customisations. 
Specialising in upcycling, she runs her own label Leftover Threads that creates everything from festival wear to floor cushions.  “Wardrobe Surgery”  is one of her most popular services where she transforms ill fitting garments into new pieces. She also does upholstery, blind and curtain making. Her studio is based at Enterprise Point just off the Lewes rd in Brighton.   
The Cycling Seamstress. Alterations and repairs. 
20+years Alterations experience and 30+years sewing. Not only technically skilled but has a good eye for detail, what flatters and suits clients, and as a fashion historian can advise on vintage styling too. Based in Newhaven with sea views and plenty of free parking!
Call: 07766103039 . Email: n[email protected]

Tailors -  Buddy's
Described as 'excellent' by a current student, Buddy's offer tailoring and clothing alterations, and have celebrity clients!
Recently moved to the first floor of Fabric land, 76 Western Rd, Brighton, West Sussex, BN1 2HA. 01273 205121

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Village Crafts
Contact Details
Ruth Fisher
Email: [email protected]
Personal Email: [email protected]
Tele: 07904444558

 business card 20.02.14 001

 Village Crafts are based between Worthing & Littlehampton.I am Ruth & have been in the fashion all my working life, pattern cutting, design and sewing. If you require any of these services please call & we can discuss, always leave a message if I am unavailable.


Alma's Alterations and Dressmaking



Nip & Tuck Alterations


Brighton based. A friend says Nip and Tuck did a very good clothing alteration job for them. 

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Robina's Stitching Service


Luana Seamstress

Husband and wife team Steve and Luana run this busy alterations business by the sea on Hove St, Hove, East Sussex BN3 2DF
07955 023666 (next to Premier Newsagent, near The Connaught pub) 
A chap in next to Sew In Brighton sewing school always uses Luana, who has many years experience in dressmaking and alterations - he is very pleased with her work. She does lots of prom and bridesmaids dresses too


Brighton Alteration

Dressmakers card 1 - Brighton Alterations

 Brighton Upholstery:

 Dressmakers page - Brighton Upholstery

 Kostume Kreations:

dressmakers page - costumes

 Bespoke Garment Alterations:

dressmakers page - Josephine Constantina

 Steven George Upholstery:

dressmakers page - upholstery



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 Please let me know if any info on this page needs updating! Many thanks