The Couture Seamstress

When appearance counts.


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. 

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 tuxedo altered; our talented team of experts will tailor it to perfection. We also create custom bridal veils, bridal boleros and shrugs, ring bearer pillows and costumes designed with your ideas and specifications. Based in Tallahassee, Florida, we serve all the surrounding areas. 


Alterations & Tailoring

  • Bridal Alterations & Bustles
  • Bridal Gown Redesign
  • Custom Bridal Veils & Ring Bearer Pillows
  • Bridal Shrugs & Boleros
  • Men's Suits, Slacks, & Tuxedo Alterations 
  • Vintage Bridal Gowns to Infant Communion Garments
  • Custom Costume Designs
bride sitting at table
seamstress with sewing machine

Other Services

  • Beginning and Intermediate Sewing Classes for kids aged 10-17
  • Sunday Sewcials (every 3rd Sunday of the month)
  • Adult Sewing Workshops
  • Spring Break Day Camps
  • 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 1.5 hours weekly for children and teens (ages 10 to 17). Check out our CLASSES page for information! Adult sewing workshops are available in a range of levels and skills sets. Our  WORKSHOPS page has all the details.