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For perfect clothing alterations and custom-fit tailoring services including wedding dress alterations, mending torn jeans, beaded dresses, and garment upcycling, contact Nimble Thimble in Shrewsbury and Newport. Give us a ring to find out more about our services.

Professional tailoring services in Shrewsbury and Newport

Tailoring and Alterations: Welcome

My Tailoring and Alteration Services

With over 10 years’ experience in clothing mends, garment repairs and alterations, you can be assured that the work on your outfits by Nimble Thimble will be done with real care, at a competitive price. We can downsize, loosen or resize your garments to your exact specifications and preferences. 

From wedding dresses, suits, kids' uniforms, any of your favourite clothing to soft furnishings, curtains we can offer you the best alteration service with a quick turnaround time. Our experienced team in Shrewsbury can help give your old curtains a new and trendy look with precise alterations just perfect for your home. We are also working on Tuesday and Thursday from Newport to deliver unmatched tailoring and alteration services at competitive rates.

Contact us today to improve the way your clothes fit and feel.

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Clothing Alterations for Men, Women and Kids

We want to ensure that you feel stylish and comfortable in whatever you are wear. Based in Shrewsbury and Newport, we provide a range of tailoring services to help with your garment fittings. Our specialist tailors can repair and mend jeans, evening wear, prom dresses, shirts, trousers, waistcoats, bridal wear and more. 

We have 10 years of experience in tailoring and working with all types and sizes of bridal wear and our tailoring team will ensure that your dress is altered with the greatest care. We also have free fitting service available. In preparation for your D-day, we can also carry out alterations to wedding suits, bridesmaid dresses, blazers, and headdresses.​

Tailoring, Sewing, Stitching and Repairing Services

Our experienced tailors at Nimble Thimble can offer quality alterations using traditional and perfected techniques. We also alter a wide range of menswear, from suits, waistcoats, trousers, blazers, coats, jackets, shirts to mending jeans. 


Our team is fully trained and qualified to carry out alterations on soft furnishings including curtains and cushions. At Nimble Thimble, we can also carry out zip replacement repairs for all kinds of garments. Ideally, our turnaround time is 2 weeks, but we can also do same-day service for customers needing urgent garment alterations. 

Tailoring and Alterations: Our Services

Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value.

Brilliant repairs on a couple of pairs of my jeans. So good in fact that I couldn’t actually find the repair because it blends in so well.

Thank you!

Greg Sloane, Google

Tailoring and Alterations: Testimonials
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The Answers You Need

Tailoring and Alterations: FAQ

Do you alter both men's and women's garments?

Yes, We alter all kinds of menswear from suits, jackets, shirts, trousers to jeans. We also do the womenswear alterations from shortening, redesigning, sleeves, zips, bridal and occasion wear to custom made dress making.

Do you replace zips?

Yes, we replace all sorts of zips in both menswear and womenswear garments. We also mend and repair faulty zips on kid's wear to last longer.

Do you alter waistline on skirts and trousers?

Yes indeed, we can alter the waistlines on all kinds of garments. We can enlarge or shorten the waistlines.

Can you alter bridal wear?

Yes of course, we can alter men's and womenswear bridal outfits from gowns, blazers, shirts, and trousers.

Looking for professional clothing alteration and tailoring services in Shrewsbury or Newport?

Contact Nimble Thimble for all your garment alteration needs.

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