In addition to basic apparel alterations and repairs, The Bee offers services to help you dip your toes (or totally take the plunge) into the world of refashion. We work together with you through the creative process to adapt vintage pieces into wearable wardrobe staples, as well as taking standard off-the-rack picks (from the thrift store or otherwise) into one-of-a-kind statements of your individual style. Contact us for details.

BASE ALTERATIONS FEE SCHEDULE*      call Gurnam at 505-257-8227 with questions and/or to make an appointment

Pants, slacks, jeans Basic Hemming $10 – $20
    w/cuff and/or lining $20 – $40
Slim pant leg $20 – $40
Dresses & Skirts Basic Hemming $20 – $35
     w/pleats or other details $35 – $45
Slim the silhouette $25 – $45
Adjust skirt waistband $25 – $40
Add pockets $15 – $25
Shirts, Tops, & Blouses Shortening sleeves $15 – $25
    w/detailed cuff $25 – $35
Slim silhouette $15 – $25
Add darts $10 – $20
Take in $25 – $35
Adjust shoulders w/o sleeves $15 – $25
Adjust shoulders w/sleeves $45+
Buttons, Patches, Simple Seam Repairs $5 – $10

*Prices subject to change for especially challenging jobs.

 

REFASHIONING & EMBELLISHMENT 

Decorative Mending  (Japanese Boro and Sashiko methods) $ – $$
Add simple lace, applique, embroidery, ric-rac or other trims $
Add fancy lace, applique, embroidery, sequins, special trims $$ – $$$
Add lace, tulle, or other trims to lengthen skirts/dresses $$ – $$$
Add lace or other trims to lengthen pant legs $ – $$
Creative Refashion Collaboration

Consult with your refashion partners at The Bee to adjust, reimagine or update a vintage piece or thrift store find, taking it from not-quite-right to where-did-you-get-that-perfect.

$$ – $$$$

 

Ask us for assistance with your masquerade ball masks, Ren Faire costumes, Cosplay outfits, etc. $ – $$$


MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Contact us anytime through private message on our Facebook page (The Bee.gathering with purpose) or by email at fromthebee@gmail.com.  Our studio is located at 24 N. Beaver Street, York PA (upstairs) for drop-ins: Thurs, Fri, Sun, 1 to 4 p.m.; 9 am to 4 pm Sat; Wed 6 to 8 pm; and by appointment.

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