TUXEDO SUIT ALTERATION

Tuxedo Suit Alteration: While tailoring a tuxedo jacket can seem like a challenge, it can be a great way to save tailoring costs. A tuxedo jacket usually fits like most suit jackets, so the adjustments are very similar. Careful measurements and close attention to detail can make for a well-tailored tuxedo jacket that fits snugly. By following a few simple steps, you can tailor a tuxedo jacket so that it fits perfectly. In the process, avoid the extra cost of expert tailoring. Also, we can take measurements for the sleeves of the jacket.

Long tuxedo Black suit

TUXEDO SUIT ALTERATION

Tuxedo sleeves should fall right around the middle of the wrist bone. This leaves room for the shirt to be seen just past it. It is usually recommended to have about 1/2 inch of shirt sleeve showing past the tuxedo jacket.
We can rip the seams from the cuff and mark the new measurement with pins, or with fabric chalk. We can also measure the length of the sleeves again before sewing the original seams. This ensures that the sleeves are even on both sides.

White Tuxedo Suit With black Lapel Satin
TUXEDO SUIT ALTERATION

Iron the seam down, and then hand-stitch or use the sewing machine to secure the new seams. Fit the jacket again once the seams have been sewn down but before trimming any seams. It’s essential to make sure the fit is right before trimming seams. Have the wearer try on the jacket with the shirt that will be worn, which can make you see the full effect.

Tuxedo Suit alteration

Take the measurements for the hem of the jacket. A tuxedo jacket should cover the backside. If the coat is too long, use pins or fabric chalk to mark where the new hem will need to be. Measure carefully to ensure an even measurement around the back. Rip any seams in the back hem, and iron down the new hem. Use a sewing machine (or hand-stitch, if you prefer) to secure the original hem. Fit the jacket again to make sure the hem is even, and the jacket falls in the right place. Trim all seams up to 1/4 inch once you are comfortable. This makes sure that the fit is exactly as it should be.