How long does your tailor take?

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Joined Jan 4, 2001
Decided to try out a new tailor today (I moved).

I needed some denim to get hemmed 2" shorter (Who the hell rocks a 34" inseam anyway?) and buttons sewn onto a shirt (nothing fancy, they just fell off)

She originally gave me a two and a half week turnaround.

Then I flipped and she reduced it to a week and a half.

Is this normal? My old one hemmed my denim in 2-3 days.
 

kdawg

Staff member
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7,190
Joined Jun 25, 2003
My place does most things in 24 hours - simple stuff like hems anyway - or you can pay a little extra and get it done in an hour.
 
4,718
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Joined Nov 26, 2007
my tailor gets anything i want done within a week. I just bought a 3 peice suit, 7 dress shirts and 3 pairs of slacks on saturday and there going to be ready the 27th
 
9,051
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Joined Jul 6, 2008
if its the manager/owner that i talk to can get it done by the next day, no extra charge

if its anyone else like 3 days
 
1,346
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Joined Nov 10, 2007
2 and a half weeks? is she outsourcing it to a 3rd world country? usually takes 2-3 days for me
 
362
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Joined Jan 4, 2001
SMH...

There are no real alternatives around so I guess the one I went to can do what she wants.
 
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