The Couture Seamstress

When appearance counts.

bride with bouquet against wall

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 75 years of experience in everything ranging from Civil War reenactments to extravagant weddings. Although our specialty is bridal alterations, we also handle 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. 

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 & costumes designed with your ideas and specifications. Based in Tallahassee, Florida, we serve all the surrounding areas. 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 table
seamstress with sewing machine

Other Services

  • Beginning and Intermediate Sewing Classes
  • Sunday Sewcials (every 3rd Sunday of month)
  • Adult Sewing Workshops
  • Spring Break Day Camps
  • Week Long Summer Sewing Camps

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 17). Check out our CLASSES page for all the information!
Adult sewing workshops are available in a range of levels and skills sets. Our  WORKSHOPS page has all the details.