The gateway to all things textile in New Mexico and beyond:
The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta 2011
Some basics about sewing...
The Art of Sewing - Master It!
Bedroom Comforters: A Guide to Quilting
Learn to sew:
Sewing at the national level:
American Sewing Guild
Sewing in Albuquerque:
Albuquerque NM Chapter of The American Sewing Guild
Other creative outlets in Nob Hill:
The Yarn Store at Nob Hill
Stone Mountain Bead Gallery
While we can't make recommendations, these are a few of the seamstresses/tailors we know:
Corset and Cloak Charmaine G. Brown, Owner -- 505-266-6311
Corset and Cloak provides custom-sewn apparel, couture corsetry, bridal corsets, and costumes made with exceptional craftsmanship and artistry. Couture corsetry and corset ensemble design, bridal corsets and boudoir lingerie, and costumes for stage, screen and all occasions.
Sylvia Leinweber -- 505-292-3452
In my business SEAMS TO YOU, 1540 Juan Tabo, I do alterations and some repairs, plus clothing and small home decor custom work.
Irma Rodriguez -- 505-883-8000
Dress design, alterations, general sewing. Call (505-883-8000) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for appointment.
Perfect Fit -- 505-830-2229
Amilcar Chacon, Tailor. Alterations, design and small production for men and women.
Michele Buchanan -- 505-765-1288, email@example.com
Retired owner of "Vestments" a medieval/Renaissance costume company, offers sewing, alterations,and private/semi-private sewing instruction. For $20hr. Michele will teach you, and/or a friend, at the store, your house, or hers(Nob Hill area)
Indiscretion -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Mara Franklin. One of a kind clothing and costumes.
AnyBody Custom Clothing -- 505-228-5564
Virginia Duffey, custom design, alterations, bustling and dressmaking service. Services specialty clothing clients in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and the East Mountain area, at your place or my Cedar Crest studio. Specializes in creating the gown a bride has in mind but cannot find in salons. Free consultations by appointment. Fittings evenings, weekends.
Judith C. White -- 505-256-8088
General apparel and crafts.
Andrea Serda -- 505-974-1452
Apparel and Costume Designer MS. I am a dress designer with a masters degree from Oregon State University and a BA from University of New Mexico in costume design. I can fit, sew, do alterations and make patterns. I create original purses, make pillows, cushions, simple window coverings, flamenco dresses, and have done bridal alterations as well.
Medieval Clothing Closet
We have creations ready to ship available to you and also provide the opportunity for custom orders. We also design and make banners for heraldic display as well as custom surcoats and tabards with your arms or family device.
Jamie Corwin -- 505-250-0624, email@example.com
Basic tailoring and repairs, hemming, zippers, taking in and letting out.
Products we carry:
Perfect ButtonsAnd finally, where to wear that fine four-way stretch rayon dancewear:
The Dance PlaceHome