Alteration services in Singapore 

You bought a great pair of jeans online to match your favourite top for your best fit check yet – but oh no they don’t fit. Not all hope is lost; you can rescue them by getting them altered at various tailors in Singapore – some of which are in the heartlands, so you don’t have to travel far to find one.

We’ve compiled a list of the best alteration services in Singapore that are in the city and your local neighbourhood. These places will have you serving looks without breaking the bank.

P.S. Turnaround times and prices are subject to change based on the complexity of the alteration or materials used. 

1.Yu Jia Tailor – Makes custom clothes too

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For those who frequently find themselves in Orchard Road, you’ll be happy to know that you can easily drop by Yu Jia Tailor, an alteration store that’s conveniently located in Lucky Plaza. These tech-savvy tailors have a Google form on their website where you can specify the services you require and receive a quotation before heading down for your appointment. 

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Their alteration prices start at $10 for pants and range from $20-$30 for dresses and skirts. These prices are subject to change based on the material of the clothes and the alterations you need. They also provide “Home Fitting Services” where they will go to a place that is convenient for you to provide a fitting.

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Besides alterations, Yu Jia Tailor also custom-makes clothes. Consider them your fairy godparents because they can replicate outfits based on photographs you provide them. 

Address: 304 Orchard Road, #B1-84 Lucky Plaza, Singapore 238863
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10.30am-8pm | Sun 9am-5pm
Contact: 6334 8820 | Yu Jia Tailor website 

2. Junyi Alteration Services – Fixes as quick as 1 hour

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Tailor Swift comes to life in Jurong with this speedy alteration service that gets the job done in an hour. Junyi Alteration Services is run by a friendly uncle who prices his services at an affordable rate – reviews have stated that he’s patched up a dress for as low as $10.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the many eateries nearby like The Carving Board and 252 Satay Otak, or get a relaxing massage at Wei Spa while you wait. 

 Address: Jurong East Street 24, #01-173 Block 252, Singapore 600252
Opening hours: 9am-7pm, Daily
Contact: 9139 6167 | Junyi Alteration Services website

3. Unique Alterations – For wardrobe malfunctions in the CBD

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If you work in the CBD area, head on down to Unique Alterations. They’ve received glowing reviews highlighting their expertise in altering and repairing office attire for a reasonable price. They also fulfil rush jobs if necessary.

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The ladies who run the store are known for their friendly service and their consultation with customers to understand their needs and specifications of their desired alterations. Their services have even been approved by the Ambassador of Costa Rica, Mr Victor Hugo – which shows that the service here is quality.

Address: 138 Robinson Road, #03-34 Oxley Tower, Singapore 068906
Opening hours:  Mon-Fri 10am-8pm (Closed on Saturdays & Sundays)
Contact: 9174 9537 | Unique Alterations website

4. Duo Nini – Also does professional home & office cleaning

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Duo Nini does it all – the company caters to all kinds of apparel ranging from NS uniforms to a multitude of cultural attires such as Punjabi suits and Hanboks. Their alterations start from as low as $2 and their friendly staff offer great advice on how to maintain your altered pieces. They also offer embroidery services

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They also have an online catalogue with a wide selection of items that include types of clothing, household accessories, and even plush toys from as low as $5

Alteration services in Singapore - Duo Nini Cleaning Services
Duo Nini also offers a variety of services, such as dry cleaning and home disinfection.
Image credit: Duo Nini

Telok Kurau outlet: 116 Telok Kurau Road, Singapore 423802
Pasir Ris outlet: Block 442 #01-48 Pasir Ris Drive 6, Singapore 510442
Opening hours: 8am-8pm, Daily
Contact: 9838 5355 | Duo Nini Website

5. House of Alteration – Transparent prices from $2

This quaint tailor shop is run by an elderly couple in their mid 50s and 60s. With a wealth of experience, they’re experts in alteration and can get a job done in 1-3 days. Additionally, their rates are under $30 and can be found on their website. They’re conveniently located in the middle of Bedok and Kaki Bukit MRT. 

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Parents looking for clothes for their little bundle of joy can also find a catalogue of affordable baby clothes available from less than $5

Address: 632 Bedok Reservoir Road #01-866 Singapore 470632
Opening hours: 10am-6pm, Daily
Contact: 91003772 | House of Alteration website

6. Wonderful Alteration Store – 5 star reviews on Google

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This alteration store lives up to its name. The Wonderful Alteration Store provides fast and reliable services with jobs being completed within less than 30 minutes to 3 days, depending on the complexity of the job. 

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For those who grew up having their grandmothers sew their clothes, this couple-run store may bring about a sense of nostalgia. Their online reviews have called the aunty and uncle running the store “sweet” and that they provide good advice on how to take care of their clothes.

Address: Block 127 Lorong 1 Toa Payoh, #01-53, Singapore 310127
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 6.30am-2pm | Fri-Sun 6.30am-3pm
Contact: 9108 7335 | Wonderful Alteration website

7. Alteration With Love – >50 years worth of experience

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This alteration store is run by a seamstress with more than 50 years of experience. While Alteration With Love’s prices are slightly higher than others, it is important to note that the seamstress here has been in the game since 1966 and has earned a great reputation amongst her customers. 

Address: Block 341 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, #01-67, Singapore 560341
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 8:30am-12:30am (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 96192699 | Alteration With Love website

8. The Sewing Room – Also sells handmade products

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The Sewing Room is conveniently located at Tampines Interchange, making it accessible.The seamstress here has more than 20 years of experience. She charges an affordable rate for her alterations, ranging from $7-$10, which are subject to change based on the complexity of the issue. You’ll be able to get your clothes altered in 2-3 days.

Pam also provides a 7-day warranty if you are unsatisfied with the job done and she will make the necessary changes. 

Alteration services in Singapore - The Sewing Room Handmade Quilt
Handmade embroidered quilt.
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In addition to her alteration services, the seamstress also enjoys making handmade products like wallets and quilts. Pop in if you’re nearby, they’re available for sale in her store. 

Address: Tampines Central 1, Singapore, Singapore
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 9138 4685 | The Sewing Room website

Get your clothes fitted

There you have it, 8 places to get your beloved clothing pieces altered in both the city and the heartlands. So the next time you’re tossing your clothes away because they no longer fit, head on down to one of these tailors instead. We guarantee flattering daily fit checks for days.

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Cover image adapted from:  Yu Jia Tailor, @unique_alteration

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