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1803, 2018

Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia : Military Alterations

March 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Since 1775 with the beginning of the United States Army, as a part of the United States Armed Forces – United States Military Uniforms and dress codes have changed dramatically. Changes in the United States Uniforms include difference in technology and occasions. The following are some of the different types […]

1103, 2018

Different Types of Bustles for your Wedding Dress:

March 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Shopping for a wedding dress is fun! Always think about a general style of what you are looking to achieve and more importantly be comfortable in the dress you wear. In today’s post we want to discuss several items related to having a long dress.

So what is the purpose […]

703, 2018

Where To Find a Prom Dress

March 7th, 2018|0 Comments

It’s that exciting time of the year again to plan for prom! Learn from experts at Cheung’s Tailor Alterations, your local tailors nearby in the Twin-Cities the dos and not to dos in searching for your prom dress this year.

Setting a budget:

We understanding that Prom is an exciting […]

603, 2018

Pro Tailor Tips: Before, During and After Prom Checklist

March 6th, 2018|0 Comments

So prom is about to happen this week, we’ve blogged about what the ladies and guys should do and if things are planned well here are some more pro tips from your local tailor!

Before Prom:

Let’s assume this is the week before prom here are some items you want to […]

303, 2018

2018 Prom Dress Alterations and You! How to select the right Prom Dress

March 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Welcome to the New Year! Some exciting things have already happened this year & it’s almost time for Prom! It may be your Freshman year and it’s the first time attending Prom or it may be your fourth or fifth… time going to Prom if you go to other school […]

310, 2017

Alterations on your winter garments – snowmobile gear and sports bibs

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Does something on your winter gear just not fit or thinking about finding a creative tailor to make what you’re hoping for? At Cheung’s Tailor Alterations for 27 years we’ve seen it all. Here are some items that are common for winter garment alterations.

Snowmobile Jacket Repairs & Alterations

Some […]

209, 2017

Best Wedding Dress Alterations Nearby. Courtesy Of You & Your Tailors

September 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Whew there is so much we have seen in the past 25+ years and many things may be improved to any garment you wear. Do not become discouraged and always search for a second professional opinion. At Cheung’s Tailor Alterations we will never upsell our services so below is a […]

2808, 2017

Top Ten Things Your Seamstress Does For Your Wedding Dress Alterations (Series 1)

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

With thousands of various styles for wedding dresses there will always be the creative minds out there that wish something certain could be performed on their dress. But lets just think about the 5 most popular requests that we have performed alterations for the past decade. Then we’ll look at […]

506, 2017

Summer Time Clothing Alterations – Best Tailors Near Me

June 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Summer time is here! If you’re looking to head out to the great outdoors for summer time activities we’re here to help!

Here are some wonderful ideas top 3 ideas this Summer 2017 exclusively from Cheung’s Tailor Alterations:

1. Swimsuits – Add some ruffles to your favorite bikinis for that […]

505, 2017

Getting Your Curtains and Home Drapery Custom Made and/or Shortened

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Curtains and drapes are a great way to complement your room, but some are too long and need to be altered. Shortening drapes may be something you can do yourself or find a professional curtain hemming services nearby – or you can send it to us through our online tailoring […]

504, 2017

Is my zipper repairable? A checklist from an experienced tailor

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

If the garments were made, it can be remade. When clients go to a tailor nearby, they are able to check with the tailor to see if it is repairable. There are normally several options when it comes to Jacket Zipper Repairs.

First off understand that the cost of the […]

903, 2017

Comprehensive High School Prom Dance Dates

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Whether it’s snow days, your first dance, homecoming or your senior prom we are here to make you look amazing every step of the way! We have done our best to provide you with a comprehensive dance dates to local high schools in the Twin-Cities. Please note that you should […]

702, 2017

Construction: A New Alteration Experience in 2017

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Wow 2017 was a wonderful because of you! Thank you for being so supportive of small local businesses. From Georgia, Tennessee, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin to Texas our clients have come from to visit us for their tailoring and alteration needs. So in 2017 if you have not been here […]

2501, 2017

Top Ten Things To Be Tailored: Professional Wedding Dress Alterations Nearby (Series 2)

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Welcome back to our second part of wedding dress alterations! Quick recap on the top 5 things brides have alterations done with their dress:

Bust cups

Now there are of course a lot more! From creative restyling to vintage looks on their dresses let us continue […]

401, 2017

You’re Thinking It, Let’s Discuss Your Wedding Dress Undergarments!

January 4th, 2017|0 Comments

It would be an absolute nightmare to walk down the aisle and your dress slipped off if you accidently stepped on it. Well this is when brides should have thought about having wedding dress alterations performed, check out our blog about that.

But we believe that every dress and bride […]

2812, 2016

How to research the perfect wedding dress to avoid hidden costs

December 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Costs can add up very quickly. Here is our suggestions for helping you search for the perfect wedding dress and visualize the entire process:

Think of the wedding dress your want and list out the qualities AFTER performing some research. You may search for:

Common wedding dress styles […]

2112, 2016

Shopping For Your Wedding Dress and Getting Alterations 2017 Series

December 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Ladies welcome! We just wanted to share some more insight about the wedding industry and how we are able to encourage you to do more research and think about your dream dress!  Much of our advice goes along similar industries even when shopping for your bridesmaid dresses and their styles […]

1412, 2016

Winter Outdoors Gear and Garment Alterations

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Ever find yourself skiing and tear your jacket with a branch? Or how about the zipper splitting on your jacket? Or even dragging your snow bibs and pants on the ground? Well at Cheung’s Tailor Alterations we’re your number one source for all alterations and tailoring services for winter wear. […]

712, 2016

Jeans Jeans The Wonderful Denims, The More You Wear The More They Tear!

December 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Well if you like our title you’re in for a treat, this blog piece is about pricing and misconceptions on tailoring and alterations for a pair of slacks/ trousers/ pants/ suit pants/ pajama pants/ denims etc. Basically anything that covers the tush.

Let us first look at more common services […]

2911, 2016

How Your Tailor & Alterations Should Go

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

For the next set of blogs we will look at pricing and misconceptions of your tailoring experience and again please check out this previous article back in February we wrote about on how to choose the right tailor. So if you’re ever searching out for a tailor near you, or […]

2111, 2016

New Zipper Repair The Material Of Zippers

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Proper Care Of A Zipper Replacement – Changing Out An Old Zipper

Ever find yourself with a broken zipper due to a variety of the following situations?

Caught: Some zipper heads are too large, causing issues of fabric material to get “caught,” between the fabric and zipper. This can dislodge the […]

1311, 2016

Zipper Replacement Near Me – Sewing In A New Zipper

November 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Most zippers are unique in the function of how they are used. Most types of zippers are considered heavier duty than another. From inexpensive nylon coil zippers that are used in most zippers in the US things we purchase. Though a majority of zippers may be replaced with a different […]

711, 2016

Zipper Repair Near Me – The Types of Zippers

November 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Unless you’re living in the Midwest and jacket is a norm from November through March everyone has encountered a zipper in their life. Just imagine everything that is made to conveniently store together your goods, keep you warm and a variety of other things!

Jacket Zippers
Duffle Bag Zippers
Sleeping […]

3110, 2016

Jacket Zippers Repair Near Me – Understanding Repairs To Your Jacket

October 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Jacket Zippers Repair Near Me – Understanding Repairs To Your Jacket

Happy Halloween! In this post we’ll be discussing zippers!

Zippers are an integral part of our daily garments and accessories that we use. Understand the uses, materials/ types and lastly how to properly care for your zipper ensures the longevity of each piece.

With the main zippers on the markets we have […]

2510, 2016

Military Tailoring In Minneapolis Area, Minnesota – Army Service Uniform (ASU) Tailoring

October 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Here is a continued list of normal alteration standards for military tailoring. Please note that each unit should have the solider look and professional uniform wear. Having professional military alteration services is necessary. If the following have changed please inform your tailor during your fitting.

General Uniform Suit Jacket […]

2010, 2016

Military Tailoring Near Me, Minnesota – Best Military Alterations Navy Uniforms

October 20th, 2016|0 Comments

When it comes to the United States Military we’ll discuss the variations of a Navy uniform from general requirements, officers, chief petty officer uniforms, to those enlisted.

Naval officers and Chief Petty Officers are responsible for purchasing and maintaining uniforms appropriately that is assigned by their prescribed authority. Though […]

1410, 2016

Military Tailoring In Anoka County, Minnesota – Uniform Tailoring Services Near Me

October 14th, 2016|0 Comments

From the fitness uniform to what is authorized to wear the Army is held to the highest standards. The physical fitness uniform consists of the following components.

Jacket, pants, trunks, t-shirt, undergarments, footwear and socks.

As for the male service/ dress uniform consists of:

Coat, Trousers, Shirts, Neckties, Undergarments, […]

810, 2016

United States Military Tailor & Alterations – Army Tailor and Alterations In Minneapolis

October 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Maintaining a well-tailored uniform not only means you are the image of our United States Military, but also, the fitting and comfort along with respect that the public sees our service members in public. Known more as a soldierly appearance. Every unit and the Army over all has […]

410, 2016

Military Tailoring Nearby, Minnesota – United States Marines Corps (USMC) Patches

October 4th, 2016|0 Comments

At Cheung’s Tailor Alterations we provide professional United States Marine Corp Alterations. For both male and female service member uniforms, as well as civilian coats and trousers. Our 25 years of experience serving our military will ensure a quality fit and well stitched insignias.

From your Marine uniforms, blazers, evening dress […]

2809, 2016

Police & Fire Uniform Tailor & Alterations Near Me

September 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Our services are unmatched in the industry, with 25 years of business and 60+ years of experience our staff ensures that the quality of our work stands above the rest. Professionalism is essential in the world of policing, our patching services for your department or unit has served the finest […]

2309, 2016

Modernizing Your Closet: Clothing Sewing & Repair Near Me

September 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Love your closet but hate the torn up and non-fitting clothing that you own? Or how about looking to learn a new crafting skill and hope to take on sewing? At Cheung’s Tailor Alterations as we continue to demystify the industry we’ll discuss some different sewing projects that are possible […]

1609, 2016

Multicultural Wedding Dresses: Cultural Weddings & Alterations

September 16th, 2016|0 Comments

In the US we are home to a lot of amazing cultures. Though we may not be experts in each, we do consider ourselves well versed in helping our clients and working with them to understand their needs in creating something traditional necessary for their special night. Let’s go through […]

609, 2016

Best Wedding Dress Tailors: What Is Possible For Vintage Wedding Dresses

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Planning on wearing your mothers or grandmothers wedding dress down the aisle? Many do, generations one after another have worn the same dresses as a wonderful tradition. But this doesn’t mean that same dresses can fit the next generation perfectly. When it comes to having the dress fit, a professional […]

3008, 2016

Bridal Dress Alterations: Dress Shapes and tailoring

August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

An elegant beautiful wedding dress or garment is to complement your body. The curves, the size the layers, beadings, everything. But could you imagine purchasing a wedding gown that you would drown in? Bust being too large, the waist feeling too narrow?

When searching for the perfect wedding dress it may […]

2308, 2016

Wedding Dress Alterations MN: Body Shapes and Vocabulary

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

For many women getting married, their experience with their first dress may have been something their parents had them wear when they were younger. Or it may have been a prom dress, something for a night out, or even their wedding dress. Understanding more about your body will help you […]

1608, 2016

Wedding Dress Alterations From Top to Bottom

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

For those who have already started shopping for their wedding dresses in our next series of posts we’re educating you on the possibilities of what can be done for your dress alterations and when it comes to tailoring how to find what’s available. Obviously it would be amazing if we […]

908, 2016

Pant Alterations : What your tailor can do for your pants!

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Getting your pants hemmed is very normal! Ever wonder though what more there is to getting your pants hemmed? As a rule of thumb for Cheung’s Tailor Alterations – if it can be made, it can be remade from seam to seam. So today we’d like to demystify a little […]

2607, 2016

Summer Time Wedding Dress Tailoring: Dress Alterations & Bridal Trends

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Let’s talk. Your now fiancé proposed, you’re still thinking what’s happening, what to do and how to approach everything. Well don’t worry we can help you figure out the dress part! We would suggest that you check out our previous posts to think about your bridesmaid dresses. But this blog […]

2007, 2016

Dress Tailors Near Me: Summer Dress Fashion Styles

July 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Want to continue to enjoy summer looking fashionable in your dresses – let Cheung’s Tailor Alterations help you with your fit! Today marks one month since summer has begun but I know it feels more like we’re half way through it. Today’s blog is dedicated to the styles of the […]

507, 2016

Wedding Dress Tailor & Bridal Dress Alterations: Our Advice

July 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Needing your wedding dress tailored? Looking for Wedding dress alterations near you? Well at Cheung’s Tailor Alterations we are continually helping the public out. Hopefully this blog piece can help your next search for a wedding dress and finding a professional wedding dress seamstress.

We hope that everyone had a wonderful […]

2706, 2016

Master Suit Tailors & Alterations: Understanding Your Suit Size

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Let me tell you with a little research there are plenty of amazing sites online that help with understanding your suit size. We’ve provide you a link to Brooks Brothers size chart because we believe they have a pretty cohesive chart regarding sizing for you sport coats, blazers & vests.

Remember […]

2006, 2016

Custom Tailoring Suits & Alterations: Understanding Suit Materials

June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

So you’re out shopping either for your first suit, custom tailored suit or a suit just to have for special occasions such as wedding, interviews, or for a party you might want to understand what more goes into your suit. Here we’re going to go over a little more about […]

1306, 2016

Men’s Tuxedo Alterations Near Me: Understanding Your Lapels

June 13th, 2016|0 Comments

The following helps you detail the different styles of lapels detailed in your suit jacket:

There are many factors to consider before choosing the type of suit and the look of each lapel. Think about the setting/ occasion you’re attending, the type of suit you’re hoping to wear because not […]

406, 2016

Suit Alterations Near Me In Minneapolis: The overall suit fit

June 4th, 2016|0 Comments

So in our last blog we’ve looked at the suit jacket types let think about the fit! You’re never really well equipped with a suit unless you’ve achieved a comfortable fit. The suit should make you who you really are. Below are just a few types of overall fits:

Slim Fit: […]

206, 2016

Men’s Suit Jacket Alterations/ Tailor Near Me: What can be altered

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

A lot of amazing things are happening this month of June 2016 and we are excited to share a part of it with you! Well this June several exciting holidays are happening such as:

Flag Day: June 14th

Fathers Day: June 19th

Summer begins: June 20th

So what else is exciting from Cheung’s Tailor […]

2105, 2016

Adding A Corset Back To Your Dress: Your Local Dress Tailor Expert

May 21st, 2016|0 Comments

A few weeks ago we discussed a little more about gussets and the ability to widen your dress without the need of purchasing a different dress, because sometimes some dresses just don’t have that same style or fit. Here today we’d like to discuss another idea similar to gussets where […]

1305, 2016

Professional Wedding Dress Pressing & Steaming Near me

May 13th, 2016|0 Comments

It’s your one day. You’ve done a lot already. You’ve spent long hours setting up center pieces, sending out invites, and having a little fun. The last thing you want to remember is the little things. Have you gotten your dress pressed yet? One of the final steps in preparation […]

605, 2016

Custom Dress and Body Size Measurements Near Me

May 6th, 2016|0 Comments

How about your waist size? Many might. Do you know your shoe size? Many of us do. How about your out seam? Some, but many might not. When it comes to shopping lot of us love searching for something new to add to our wardrobe or a you might find […]

305, 2016

Professional Dress Gussets: Master Dressmakers

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

When your hooks and eye clasps can’t meet, gussets are an option. When you first go shopping for a dress it’s truly hard to also find what you like and have it fit perfectly. Even when it’s custom made there are going to be a need for some alterations. Like […]

2004, 2016

Custom Garment Seamstress: Fabric Stores Around Blaine, MN

April 20th, 2016|0 Comments

At Cheung’s Tailor Alterations we custom sew every stitch and every seam. It truly takes a master tailor to complete the work we perform. From one fitting or a measurement a master tailor is able to accomplish your goals quicker, with quality, and precision craftsmanship. That’s what makes us special. […]