The Couture Seamstress

When appearance counts.

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Who We Are

At the Couture Seamstress we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality Bridal Alterations, Custom Costumes and Sewing Classes. Our team has over 100 years of experience in everything ranging from Civil War reenactments to extravagant weddings. Although our specialty is bridal work, we also perform other alterations and garment creation services. Our team of instructors are excellent! Chosen for their diverse sewing skills, knowledge, and desire to share those skills with others, each instructor has over 25 years of experience. Based in Tallahassee, Florida, we serve all the surrounding areas. 

At The Couture Seamstress our goal is to make your special day exemplary by preparing the perfect formal wear. It doesn't matter if you need a gown or a couple of tuxedos; our talented team of experts will tailor it to perfection. We also create custom veils & custom costumes designed with your ideas and specifications. Have a question about services? Please give us a call.

Alterations & Tailoring

  • Bridal Alterations & Bustles
  • Wedding Gown Redesign
  • Custom Bridal Veils
  • Men's Suits, Slacks, & Tuxedo Alterations 
  • All Formal Wear Alterations
  • Everyday Garment Alterations
  • Jeans hems
  • Custom Costumes
Bride sitting at vanity
girl looking over sewing machine

Other Services

  • Beginning and Intermediate Sewing Classes
  • Private Sewing Lessons for advanced students
  • Sunday Sewcials (every 3rd Sunday of month)
  • Workshops
  • Spring Break and Summer Sewing Camps
  • Themed Birthday Parties which include sewing/crafting

New sewing classes start in September, January and April of each year. We start taking registrations 6 weeks prior to the beginning of each session. Academy classes are 1 hour weekly for children and teens (ages 10 to 15) and 1.5 hours weekly for teens and adults (16 and above).  Check out our SEWING CLASSES page for all the information!