Petite Recommended Tailors By City

Most tailors can handle a pant hem, but not all of them are as skilled at the alterations petites need to tailor their wardrobes. Below is a list of tailors that have been tried, tested, and recommended by fellow petites, such as petite fashion blogs, readers, and Alterations Needed Forum members (may it rest in peace).

See what it might cost: check out the tailoring alterations price guide.

Have a great tailor? Let me know about them in the form at the bottom of this page. =)

DISCLAIMER – AlterationsNeeded.com is not affiliated with any of the tailors listed below. Please use this list only as a resource to help you make a decision about using a tailor, or which tailor may fit your needs. AlterationsNeeded.com takes no responsibility for the work quality or actions of the tailors listed below.


US Tailors


Los Angeles

First Class Tailors (yelp) *recommended by Kelly (Alterations Needed) & AN Forum member

Hector’s Tailor Shop (yelp) *recommended by Kelly (Alterations Needed) & Wendy (Wendy’s Lookbook)

San Diego

La Moda (yelp) *recommended by Chibichic & Kelly (Alterations Needed) (good for complicated alterations, not for denim)

Kim’s Alterations (yelp) *recommended by Kelly (Alterations Needed) (great for denim & simpler alterations)

San Francisco

Victor at Celebrity Alterations (yelp) *recommended by a reader (also does leather!)

Vivian at GJ Cleaner (yelp) *recommended by Adela Mei

San Jose/Bay Area

Nancy’s Tailoring (yelp) *recommended by Kelly (Alterations Needed) (Nancy is 4’11”!)

Valley Custom Tailor (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member

Essy’s Tailoring & Clothier (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member




Spotmasters (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member

Consigning Lady and Alterations, 9889 Sunset Drive, Miami, FL, (305) 412-0202 *recommended by AN Forum member



Silver Spring

Kings Custom Tailor (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member




Hemmingway Tailoring and Alterations (website) *recommended by Jean (Extra Petite)


Mr. Hamdi’s (website) (yelp) *recommended by a reader


New Jersey

Jersey City

Daniel Professional Tailoring (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member


Rose Lafferty, (856) 728-7514 *recommended by AN Forum member


New York

New York City (Manhattan)

Ramon Diaz, 306 Mott Street, NY, NY, (212) 226-0747 *recommended by AN Forum member

Alteration Concept (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member

Red Lion Custom Tailoring (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member




Kim’s Tailor Shop (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member

Thu Fashion (website) *recommended by Petite in the City




Martin Tailors (yelp) *recommended by Kristina (Pretty Shiny Sparkly)

Class Tailors (yelp) *recommended by Kristina (Pretty Shiny Sparkly)




Hamza Simrick (Fashion Center), 574 South 23rd Street, Arlington, VA (entrance is on Fern Street up the little set of stairs). (703) 521-6909 *recommended by Cher (a fashion deliberation)



Canada Tailors


North York

Perfect Stitch (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member


Rosewood Cleaners & Tailor * recommended by AN Forum member


Zart Canada (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member

China Town, little store on the upper level of Chinatown Centre *recommended by The Little Dust Princess.

Magic Needle (website) *recommended by Petite in the City

Finest Cleaners (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member


British Columbia


A&R Alterations & Dressmaking (yelp) *recommended by AN Forum member



Have A Great Tailor? Tell Me About Them:

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Your Blog/Website (optional)

    Tell Me About Your Tailor. Links To Yelp Pages & Websites Appreciated. (required)