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Susan's Sew Fine

~ The Finest Tailor in West L.A.~


With over 45 years of professional sewing experience,

Susan Marquand  is ready to take on your tailoring needs.

Based in west Los Angeles, Susan opens her home (by appointment only),

to a bevy of brides and ballgowns, custom costume creators,

sizes ranging petite to plus, and the needs of the everyday hims/hers/and theys. 

Susan has worked on a variety of high-end and couture dresses.

Past clients/dress experiences include:

Sarah Seven: Modern Wedding Dresses (Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles)

Haley Paige (Bridal)

Bridals by Lori (TLC "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta")

Big Boss Vette (BET Awards)

Lia Lewis (Disney's "Elemental" Red Carpet Cannes)

Tim Murray (Edinburgh "Fringe Festival")

Cocomelody (Bridal)

Casablanca (Bridal)

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From pockets on dresses to dream wedding designs,
it all can come true at Susan's Sew Fine!
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Here are (a few of) the services currently offered at Susan's Sew Fine:


Hem, Pants, Unlined                                 $15         

Hem, Pants, Lined                                    $20

Hem, Skirt, Unlined                                  $20               

Hem, Skirt, Lined                                     $30

Hem, Dress, Unlined                                $20-30             

Hem, Dress, Lined                                   $50

Replacing Zipper, Jeans/Pants/Skirt           $25

Replacing Zipper, Dress                           $25

Small Repairs, Buttons/Tears/Etc...            $5+


Custom sewing                                      $30/hour or flat fee                                                                 depending on project,

                                                           to be discussed


Hem, Bridesmaid Dress, Unlined                $35

Hem, Bridesmaid Dress, Lined                   $50

Hem, Bridesmaid Dress, Each Addt'l Layer   $10+

Alteration, Bridesmaid Dress                      $25+/hour (To Be Discussed)

Alteration (incl. Hem), Wedding Dress         $350-500/hour*

*pricing based on difficulty of dress, with elements including lace appliques, bustle points, and fabric type

Do you have Mom or Gma's wedding dress, and want to make it your own?

I specialize in modernizing dresses! Contact me for a quote.

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Cell: 406.544.7378*
Location: West Los Angeles, CA

Susan's Sew Fine is available by appointment only.**

The fastest way to reach Susan is via text message.

Please include the following in your initial message:

Your name

Your alteration/tailoring need/project

Your deadline (if applicable)

Any specifications you feel are relevant to the project

*Please do not contact Susan for any reason other than a tailoring/alteration/sewing need. Thank you for complying.


The Marquands are completely Covid-19 vaccinated and boosted,

and employ a mask-optional household policy for their visitors. 

Two cats (both very scared and rarely seen,) live at this residence, so if applicable, please prepare yourself for these conditions, as medicine will not be available on site. 

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