4 Sewing And Alteration Business Success Stories [2022]

4 Sewing And Alteration Business Success Stories [2022]
Start A Sewing And Alteration Business

Do you have sewing skills and looking for an entrepreneurship opportunity? You can start your sewing and alteration business.

A sewing and alteration business offers customers clothing repair, custom tailoring, button replacement, and other alterations. You can start a sewing and alteration business at home or set up a retail location.

To start a sewing and alteration business, you will need a commercial-grade sewing machine and a marketing strategy so target customers learn about your business.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a sewing and alteration business:

1. ALTRD ($12K/year)

Saara Hafeez (from New York, New York, USA) started ALTRD over 4 years ago.

$1K / month
2 founders / 0 employees
New York, New York, USA

Case Study

We are Saara and Stephanie - we’ve been friends for 8 years and have both launched our own socially oriented businesses. We recently started ALTRD - a clothing alteration service.


2. Look Smart Alterations

LookSmart Alterations is the world's largest clothing alterations and tailoring and company. Over 120 stores across Australia and New Zealand. Enquire now.

  • Website traffic: 80K/month
  • Business rank: #1.09M

Check out their full website ➜


The Sewing Studio Fabric Superstore carries a wide variety of cotton fabrics, fashion fabrics, bridal fabrics, stretch fabrics, trims and much more! We carry top sewing machine brands such as Babylock, Brother and Juki with a full sales and service department. We also teach sewing classes.

  • Business rank: #1.28M

Check out their full website ➜

4. Stitch-It & Co

Stitch-It & Co. is Nashville's premier shop for alterations, custom suits for men, and custom suits for women. Over 30 years in the business, with seasoned tailors to approach every custom piece with experience. Start shopping online for a custom suit, jacket, or shirt.

  • Business rank: #2.9M

Check out their full website ➜

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