Arizona Alterations is a full-service alterations shop that has been operating in the valley since 1997. For over 20 years we have provided alterations and customizations to casual clothing, menswear, formal dress, bridal & bridesmaid, vintage restoration, and much more. Our shop has a great vibe and anyone through our door will be met with a smiling face and anything from classic rock to swing house from our playlist.
Our love of fashion, great customer service, and high standards of craftsmanship, no matter if we are replacing a zipper in pair of 501s or hand stitching a seam tear in an Etro sweater, has paid off in spades! We are growing fast and are looking for an experienced seamstress or tailor, who can mesh with our vibe, that loves being presented with new challenges every day.
What you’ll be doing:
Generally, you will be working on a wide variety of alterations projects. Hemming, tapering, and size adjustments are staples, but we only limit what projects we take in on the time availability the shop has. Monday you could be shortening the sleeves on an Armani, Wednesday could be pattern drafting custom jeans, and Friday could be sewing patches on a biker cut. If you love working on all kinds of projects and with a diverse group of people, you could be a great fit for our team.
We are looking for a full-time employee but will consider part time.
Pay rate is $13-$15 an hour with commission available for the right candidate.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for a tailor or seamstress with 3+ years of professional experience in clothing alterations, tailoring, and garment construction. The ideal candidate will have worked in bridal shop, menswear shop, or bridal shop. We will consider industrial or theater costuming candidates if they have consistent experience in their resume.
The candidate will also need the following:
- Speak & write English
- Familiar with sewing/fashion industry terminology
- Take and alter measurements to fit customer needs
- Deconstruct and reconstruct a garment
- Can sew with speed and precision, Example: Project rate should be 4 pairs of pant hems an hour
- Comfortable with industrial grade sewing machines
- Must be capable of using the following stitches/sewing machines
A. Straight Stitch
B. Overlock Stitch
C. Blind Stitch
D. Cover Stitch
Please submit resume when emailing us to apply.
All applicants will need to bring in a sewing project sample and will be tested on sewing, measuring, and cutting ability. Expect test and interview to take about an hour.
Seamstress & Owner | Arizona Alterations