Collection of our alteration and repair works.

This page showcase our recent alterations or repair works for our clients. The recent capability of Sally Alteration was the purchase of a leather sewing machine which will help clients to repair leather products that need heavy duty sewing and stronger threads for the jobs. This sewing machine can also sew large items that can't be sewn by the regular sewing machines due to the long sewing arm.

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Maveric & Co leather handbag carry straps repair.

Repair of Maverick & Co leather handbag

A customer came in with a worn out Maverick & Co black leather handbag. It was quite extensively worn out due to frequent use. Both of the carry straps were quite worn out and the leather on the body was also peeled off. We were able to replace and sew a new pair of straps…
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Blue color Furla handbag after cleaning service.

Cleaning of blue color Furla handbag

A blue color Furla handbag was sent to us by the owner for cleaning service. The color of the handbag was not attractive when it was sent over due to the long usage of the handbag. After the leather cleaning service was completed, the original color of the handbag was more vivid and bright. The…
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A repaired green olive back pack.

Olive green backpack repair

The next backpack repair job was an olive green backpack which was torn at the lower seam. Completed repair of the olive green backpack done by resewing of the torn seam together.
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A black color luggage after its zipper compartment zipper was replaced with a new zipper.

Luggage internal zipper repair

Replacement of damaged zipper of the zipper compartment The black color luggage zipper compartment zipper had split and have to be replaced to repair the luggage. The completed replacement of the zipper This repair helped the owner save money but not having to buy a new luggage. But sending your luggage for repair, it help…
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Sewing of red color leather handbag feature image.

Sewing of red color leather handbag

We do hand sewing on this triangular ring that was attached to the red leather handbag. The ring for the strap attachment was hand sewn using a matching color thread and we were able to provide a satisfactory service for the owner of the handbag. The completed repair of the red leather handbag.
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Feature image showing repaired shoulder straps on a black North Face backpack.

The North Face backpack repair

We received a black color The North Face backpack from a customer and the customer hoped that we can help to repair the backpack by fixing the backpack straps. The straps were very worn and if owners of such expensive backpacks do not know where to find a reputable bag repair service, they will usually…
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Sally was featured in MediaCorp series Fashion Refabbed

Snippet from MediaCorp meWATCH. Sally was invited to be part of the MediaCorp TV program “Fashion Refabbed” hosted by Kym Ng. The filming session was sometime in July 2002. The intention of the episodes is to encourage viewers to upcycle their old clothes and give new life to these old clothes. The invited guests and…
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Feature image of rh+ ski jackets from Italy.

Winter Jacket Repair (rh+ Italy Brand)

Customer sent in a rh+ Italian branded winter jacket for repair. The jacket collar and sleeve were disintegrated due to long term storage and we were able to restore the jacket close to original form. The disintegrated fabric was removed from the sleeve and a similar fabric was sewn onto the sleeve to complete repair…
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New replacement sling padding.

Backpack repair (REI Brand)

Some customers are very sentimental about the bags they own and they have various reasons to do so. Some areĀ  sentimental over their bags as these bags may be limited to the countries they bought from or these bags hold special memories and moments for the owners. It was also good to repair bags so…
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Sewing of nylon strap onto a backpack.

Sewing of nylon strap on a backpack

This sewing job was done by resewing the nylon strap using another type of sewing machine to sew the nylon strap as the spindle speed is slower.
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Collar replacement feature image.

Replacing a stained shirt collar

Replacing shirt collar The shirt collar was stained due to extensive usage and requires replacement. Cutting off the old shirt collar The old shirt collar was cut off and to be replaced by a new collar. A replacement collar A new replacement collar was made and was ready to be sewn onto the shirt. Completed…
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Tumi backpack backing being resewn.

Repair of branded backpack (Tumi brand)

Repair of branded backpack (Tumi brand) The lower part of the backing fabric was worn out due to wear and tear. A guide was drawn to cut off the worn area. The worn part of the lower part of the backing of the backpack was mark out. The lower part will be sewn with another…
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Image shows tshirt being altered by cutting off the excess length and resewn with double stitching.

Tshirt alteration

Tshirt Alteration The tshirt was brought to the shop be shorten by altering the length. The length of the tshirt was cut to the correct length. The excess length of the Tshirt was cut off. The resewned edge with double stitching.
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A zipper was sewn on a custom blue Malay dress.

Blue Malay Dress

Custom sewing of a blue Malay dress The customer was a Malay lady who commission us to make a blue dress for herself and her family. The measurement was made and the sewing was done accordingly. However, we didn’t have the opportunity to take photo of the whole sets of custom clothing to show case…
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Brown leather bag zipper was replaced by sewing on a similar metal zipper.

Brown leather bag repair

Repair of brown leather bag. The metal zipper of the brown leather bag cannot stay closed. This leather bag was well seasoned and the owner was looking for zipper replacement by sewing a new set of metal zipper. Sewing of new metal zipper on leather bag. The worn zipper was removed by Sally and the…
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Blue luggage was repaired by resewing worn zipper.

Luggage repair (Ragdoll brand)

Luggage repair The issue with this luggage was long term storage due to world wide travel restrictions due to Covid-19. After easing of travel restriction early 2022, the owner planning for a overseas trip found that the original thread holding the zipper was not strong and was worn as a result. Completed re-sewing of zipper…
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Feature image for golf bag zipper repair.

Repair of golf bag zipper

Repair of golf bag zipper. The worn zipper of the golf bag was taken off by cutting off the threads holding the worn zipper. A new set of zipper was sewn onto the golf bag by hand. Completed replacement of worn golf bag zipper. The golf bag zipper repair was completed after being hand sewn…
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Feature image of sewing of leather wallet.

Repair of branded leather wallet

Repair of branded wallet. The branded leather wallet was used for a long time by the owner. The repair may not be economical at the boutique and we sewn the opened up edge together and hope that this repair can give more years to extend the useful life of the wallet.
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