Faye Sessions

Chicago Alterations Pricing

We offer an exhaustive list of alterations for your clothing, it gets a little long but if you click the name of your item you'll go directly to the alterations we offer for that type of garment:

Dresses

Reshape neckline: $75
Reshape illusion neckline - no embellishment : $40
Reshape illusion neckline - w/ embellishment: $60
Straps - no lining: $40
Straps - w/ lining: $55
Straps - illusion top: $40
Straps - illusion top - Bias tape: $50
Straps - illusion top- w/ embellishment : $75
Shorten straps - spaghetti: $35
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - no lining: $70
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - no lining- bias tape cover: $80
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - w/ lining: $110
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - illusion top: $85
Reset sleeves - no lining: $60
Reset sleeves - w/ lining: $85
Reshape armholes - no lining: $50
Reshape armholes - w/ lining: $70
Shorten sleeve - no lining - rolled hem (per sleeve): $25
Shorten sleeve - w/lining - rolled hem (per sleeve): $35
Shorten sleeve - Cut hem: $30
Shorten sleeve - Cut hem w/ embellishment : $35
Shorten sleeve -no lining- w/ embellishment /remake Vent (per sleeve): $60
Shorten sleeve - w/ lining - w/ embellishment/ remake vent (per sleeve): $85
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - no lining (per sleeve): $75
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - w/ lining (per sleeve): $90
Sides top - no lining - Zero @ waist seam: $30
Sides top - no lining - Blend past waist seam: $45
Sides top - no lining  w/ embellishment - Zero @ waist seam: $55
Sides top - no lining w/ embellishment - Blend past waist seam: $70
Sides top - w/ lining- Zero @ waist seam: $60
Sides top - w/ lining - Blend past waist seam: $70
Sides top - w/ lining - w/ embelishment -Zero @ waist seam: $95
Sides top - w/ lining - w/ embelishment - Blend past waist seam: $95
Sides top - w/ lining - w/ embellishment 3rd layer: $110
Sides top from zipper - no lining: $40
Sides top from zipper - w/ lining : $75
Sides top from zipper w/ lining - w/ embellishment / Buttons: $90
Princess seams top - no lining: $40
Princess seams top - w/ lining: $60
Princess seams top - w/ lining w/ embelishment: $80
Corset back conversion (white/ivory only) - Including making laces: $175
Corset back conversion (white/ivory only) - No laces: $125
Adding gussets - no sleeves: $100
Adding gussets - w/ sleeve: $125
Taper sleeve - straight seam: $55
Taper sleeve - straight seam - remake vent : $105
Taper sleeve - french seam: $70
Taper sleeve - french seam - remake vent : $115
Add waist darts - no lining: $30
Add waist darts - w/ lining: $45
Add waist darts - w/ lining embellishment: $55
Add bust darts - no lining : $35
Add bust darts - w/ lining: $50
Add bust darts - w/ lining embellishment: $60
Shorten hem from waist & taper: $190
Shorten hem from waist & taper - w/ embelishment : $205
Sides bottom - no lining -Zero @ waist seam: $40
Sides bottom - no lining - Blend past waist seam: $45
Sides bottom - w/ lining- Zero @ waist seam: $55
Sides bottom - w/ lining - Blend past waist seam: $60
Sides bottom - w/ lining w/ embellishment - Zero @ waist seam: $75
Sides bottom - w/ lining w/ embellishment - Blend past waist seam: $80
Princess seams bottom - no lining: $40
Princess seams bottom - w/ lining: $55
Princess seams bottom - w/ lining & 3rd layer / embelishment: $90
Hem - 0-60" - serged / cut: $30
Hem - 61-120" - serged / cut: $35
Hem - 121- 180"- serged / cut: $40
Hem - 181-240"- serged / cut: $45
Hem - 0-60" - Machine rolled hem: $40
Hem - 61-120"- Machine rolled hem: $60
Hem - 121- 180"- Machine rolled hem: $75
Hem - 181-240"- Machine rolled hem: $90
Hem - 0-60"- Horse hair hem: $50
Hem - 61-120" -Horse hair hem: $65
Hem - 121- 180" -Horse hair hem: $80
Hem - 181-240" - Horse hair hem: $90
Hem - 0-60" - Lace Hem: $40
Hem - 61-120"- Lace Hem: $80
Hem - 121- 180"- Lace Hem: $115
Hem - 181-240"- Lace Hem: $145
Hem - 0-60" - Blind hem: $60
Hem - 61-120"- Blind Hem: $70
Hem - 121- 180"- Blind Hem: $80
Hem - 181-240"- Blind Hem: $90
Hem - w/ mitered & corner hem- no lining: $50
Hem - w/ mitered & corner hem- lining: $65
Bustle (first 3 point): $30
Bustle (additional point): $15

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Skirts

Waist - w/ zipper - no lining: $55
Waist - w/ zipper - lining: $70
Sides - no lining: $35
Sides - no lining & waistband: $45
Sides - w/ lining : $45
Sides - w/ lining & waistband: $60
Princess seams - no lining: $35
Princess seams - w/ lining: $55
Add darts - no lining: $30
Add darts - w/ lining: $40

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Blouses

Reshape neckline: $75
Shoulders - no sleeve - no lining : $40
Shoulders - no sleeve - w/ lining: $60
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - no lining: $70
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - w/ lining: $100
Shoulders - no sleeve - illusion top: $40
Shoulders - w/ sleeve - illusion top: $85
Reset sleeves - no lining: $75
Reset sleeves - w/ lining: $85
Reshape armholes - no lining: $45
Reshape armholes - w/ lining: $60
Shorten sleeve - no lining - rolled hem (per sleeve): $25
Shorten sleeve - w/lining - rolled hem (per sleeve): $35
Shorten sleeve - no lining - w/ embellishment (per sleeve): $45
Shorten sleeve - w/ lining - w/ embellishment (per sleeve): $55
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - no lining (per sleeve): $75
Shorten sleeve from shoulder - w/ lining (per sleeve): $90
Sides top - no lining - French seam : $50
Sides top - w/ lining - French Seam: $70
Sides top - no lining : $35
Sides top - w/ lining : $50
Princess seams top - no lining: $35
Princess seams top - w/ lining: $50

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Additional

Add hook/snap/tack: $17
Add bra cups: $35
Add bra loops: $20
Sew in belt/sash to zipper & tacks at front: $45
Sew in beaded belt to zipper: $55
Sew on premade embellishment - 6 Inches : $25
Add boning - per seam - no topstitching: $25
Remove boning -  per seam : $15
Modesty piece: $70
Replace bridal loops: $50
Button replacement: $13
Steam dress : $25
Steam gown : $30

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Jackets

Lower Collar - $40
Shorten Back - $60
Pt. to Pt. - $120
Pt. to Pt. w/ pickstitching - $140
Shorten Collar - under 3/4" - $81
Shorten Collar - over 3/4" and take in center - $120
Shorten Collar - over 3/4" and rebalance shoulders - $212
Shorten Lapels from front panels - $212
Rebalance/reslope Shoulders - $130
Add/Replace Shoulder Pads - $51
Rotate Sleeve (per sleeve) - $52
Replace Coat Sleeve (per sleeve) - $52
Ease Armholes - $29
Deepen Armholes - $67
Taper Sleeve at inseam - $28
Taper Sleeve at outseam (per sleeve) - $70
Taper Sleeve at outseam w/ pickstitch (per sleeve) - $84
Taper Sleeve outseam and inseam (per sleeve) - $90
Taper Sleeve outseam and inseam w/ pickstitch (per sleeve) - $103
Shorten/Lengthen Sleeve (per sleeve) - $29
Shorten/Lengthen Sleeve w/ pic stitch (per sleeve) - $39
Shorten Sleeve From Shoulder (per sleeve) - $82
Shorten Sleeve From Shoulder w/ pickstitch (per sleeve) - $94
Shorten/Lengthen Sleeve w/ New Vent Construction (2"+) (per sleeve) - $49
Close/finish Sleeve (per sleeve) - $16
Remove Faux Buttonholes (easy) - $16
Remove Faux Buttonholes (hard) - $37
Machine Functional Button Holes (both sleeves, 4 per, same color) - $55
Machine NON-Functional Button Holes (both sleeves, 4 per, same color) - $55
Attach Coat Sleeves Buttons (set) - $21
Purchase and Attach Coat Buttons (full set, sleeves and body) - $21
Add Elbow Patches - $51
Sides - $40
Sides Through Vents - $60
Sides Through Blades - $63
Sides Through Blades and Vents - $87
Sides through front - $75
Center - $31
Center through Vent - $46
Center and Sides - $65
Center and Sides Through Blades - $87
Center and Sides Through Vents - $76
Center and Sides Through Blades & Vents - $110
Add Jacket Vent (per) - $57
Close Jacket Vent (per) - $31
Reduce Chest - $107
Shorten Coat - $95
Lengthen Coat (Back Only) - $93

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Unlined Jackets

Sides - $50
Sides Through Vents - $70
Sides Through Blades - $75
Sides Through Blades and Vents - $98
Sides through front - $85
Center - $41
Center Through Vent - $51
Center and Sides - $75
Center and Sides Through Vents - $95
Center and Sides Through Blades - $98
Center and Sides Through Blades and Vents - $122
Shorten Coat - $105

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Pick Stitched Jackets

Sides - $50
Sides Through Vents - $70
Sides Through Blades - $75
Sides Through Blades and Vents - $98
Sides through front - $85
Center - $41
Center Through Vent - $51
Center and Sides - $75
Center and Sides Through Vents - $95
Center and Sides Through Blades - $98
Center and Sides Through Blades and Vents - $122
Shorten Coat - $105

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Unlined & Pick Stitched Jackets

Sides - $56
Sides Through Vents - $76
Sides Through Blades - $87
Sides Through Blades and Vents - $110
Sides through front - $97
Center - $46
Center Through Vent - $56
Center and Sides - $90
Center and Sides Through Vents - $110
Center and Sides Through Blades - $116
Center and Sides Through Blades and Vents - $139
Shorten Coat - $117

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Outerwear Jackets

Sides - $50
Sides through vents - $65
Sides through blades - $69
Sides through blades and vents - $81
Center - $46
Center through vent - $75
Center and Sides - $80
Center and sides through vents - $82
Center and sides through blades - $92
Center and sides through blades and vents - $104
Sleeve w/ cuff/belt/detail (per sleeve) - $39
Shorten Coat - $95

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Outerwear w/ Pick Stitch Jackets

Sides - $51
Sides through vents - $70
Sides through blades - $70
Sides through blades and vents - $81
Center - $51
Center through vent - $81
Center and Sides - $76
Center and sides through vents - $87
Center and sides through blades - $100
Center and sides through blades and vents - $110
Sleeve w/ cuff/belt/detail (per sleeve) - $45
Shorten Coat - $100

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Pants

Lower Back Waistband - $52
Lower Front Waistband - $123
Lower Full Waistband - $146
Attach Belt Loops Outside - $31
Attach Belt Loops Inside - $55
Make Belt Loops (6) - $35
Waist - $23
Seat - $20
Waist/Seat - $30
Waist/Seat recut through darts/sides - $65
Split waistband add-on - $11
Crotch - $41
Waist/Seat/Crotch - $61
Add Crotch Saddle - $36
Taper - $40
Taper (inside only and re-crease) - $40
Taper w/ pickstitching - $66
Taper through pockets - $77
Taper through pockets w/ pickstitching - $111
Tux Pants Taper - both sides - re-attach stripe - $146
Full recut/ remove pleats - $181
Bottoms Plain - $20
Bottoms Cuffs - $25
Bottoms Plain (with heel guard) - $25
Bottoms Cuffs (with heel guard) - $30

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Jeans

Jeans Waist - $46
Jeans Waist/Seat - $56
Jeans Original Hem - $25
Finished Hem - $20

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Shirts

Shirt - PT - PT - $55
Sides In (Flat Felled) - $34
Sleeves In (Flat Felled) - $34
Sides and Sleeves In (Flat Felled) - $53
Gussets Add-on - $21
Add Darts - $20
Remove Darts - $20
Deepen Darts - $24
Remove Back Pleats - $53
Shorten Sleeve Cuff (per sleeve, customer must provide) - $20
Shorten Sleeve Cuff and Placket (per sleeve, customer must provide) - $32
Shorten Bottom - $25
Attach Shirt Pocket - $16

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Vests

Raise/Shorten Back - $66
Raise/Shorten Back over 1" - $111
Sides - $40
Center - $30
Sides and Center - $50
Reshape Armholes - $46
Shorten from Shoulders - $46
Shorten from Shoulders Over 1" - $111
Shorten from Bottom - $51
Lengthen from Bottom (Back Only) - $51

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Extra

Button (per button) - $8
Replace jean button - $15
Fabric Button - $14
Add Suspender Buttons - $22

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ALL GARMENTS MUST BE CLEANED PRIOR TO BRINGING THEM IN TO FAYE SESSIONS FOR A FITTING.

FAYE SESSIONS ONLY ACCEPTS CREDIT CARDS AT THIS TIME AND CANNOT ACCEPT CASH OR CHECK PAYMENTS.

Timing

Standard first-in-first-out rotation: currently around 5-6 weeks depending on the garment (this is exclusively first-in-first-out)

Rush Rotations (subject to availability):

48 Hours: $20 rush fee
7 Days or Under: $10 rush fee
All other guaranteed turnaround dates: $5 rush fee

Measurements

We offer $25 minute measurement appointments for basic/standard womenswear measurements.  We require that you have a printed copy of the complete instructions for how to take each measurement and have read through and understand each step prior to arriving for your appointment.

Due to our high call volume we ask for your patience and trust that we will call you when your garments are complete. Please only email for emergency timing updates if absolutely necessary: 

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