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Seamstress Tailor Alterations

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Design & Art Fashion Design / Apparel / Textiles

About us:

We are customer-centric, social, creative and our goal is to help every person who walks through our door find a dress that makes them feel beautiful. We treat our customers like we would treat our best friend shopping for a dress! We are the sister-store of Wolsfelt's Bridal that has been in business for 50 years helping ladies find the dress of their dreams.

Our work environment includes:

  • Lively atmosphere

  • On-the-job training

  • Casual work attire

  • Growth opportunities

  • Company perks

We are looking for a talented and creative seamstress, tailor, or sewist to alter formal wear dresses using their experience and latest style trends. The ideal candidate will be organized, communicate ideas effectively to customers and managers, and be able to manage their own workload and schedule. The Seamstress will be a contracted worker for Wolsfelt's Prom and will be provided with the space, equipment, and supplies needed to alter all sorts of formal Special Occasion, Prom, Homecoming, and Quinceañera dresses!

Duties include:

  • Measure customers at each fitting appointment

  • Pin and alter garments to give customer the perfect fit

  • Price alterations according to estimated time and work needed for alteration

  • Steam and press altered garments for final pickup by customer

  • Repair in-store dresses with missing beads, broken zippers, etc.

  • Ensure quality of products produced

  • Maintain equipment and supplies

  • Maintain reliable schedule during Prom and Homecoming seasons


  • Advanced dressmaking and alteration skills with formal wear, bridal wear, and/or other special occasion dresses

  • Creative, independent, and motivated individual with a strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and quality

  • Excellent organizational skills to meet deadlines

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English (Spanish a plus!)

  • Ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision from Management Team and Company Owners

Job Types: 

  • Full-time

  • Part-time

  • Contract

  • Temporary

  • Seasonal


  • $600.00 - $2,000+ per month


  • Flexible schedule

  • Take as many customers and appointments as much as you feel comfortable with


  • 4 hour shifts

  • 8 hour shifts

  • Choose your own hours

  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay (contracted employee)

  • Tips

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Aurora, IL 60505: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Alteration (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Aurora, IL 60505

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