Tangled Bobbin


Bridal gowns, suits, casual wear and more!

The Tangled Bobbin is Grande Prairie’s choice for garment alteration services. We are dedicated to high quality, prompt, affordable service. We perform all types of alterations and specialize in the bridal and formal attire markets.

  • Hems
  • Take In
  • Zippers
  • Mending
  • Side seams
  • Let out
  • Patching
  • Crests

If you don’t see your alteration on the list that doesn’t mean we can’t service your garment. Contact us for an estimate! Every problem has

Unfortunately we cannot hem drapery at this time.

We book most common alterations 5-10 days in advance

Contact us for intricate alterations

formal Bridal Gowns, Formal Dress & Suits

Every problem has a solution. From taking in the Flower Girl’s dress to inserting a lace up back in your dream gown – we’re here to help. Contact us today for pricing information and to schedule an appointment.

casual wear, outer wear & unique items

Whether it needs to be taken in, let out, or rebuilt from the bottom up – we’re here to solve the problem. Contact us today for an estimate and to schedule an appointment.

in a rush? no problem! ask us about OUR

accelerated rates

FAQs The Usual Questions we get asked

Do you alter curtains?

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Unfortunately we cannot hem curtains at this time.

Do I need to have a fitting?

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For premium service and a consultation with a seamstress we strongly recommend making an appointment. Contact us to book your appointment today.

I don't see what I need on your list.

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Every problem has a solution! If you have an alteration or tailoring need that you would like to discuss, please contact us. Feel free to come to the Tangled Bobbin at anytime and our experienced seamstresses will be pleased to offer our professional advise.

Do I need to book an appointment?

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We strongly recommend an appointment for premium service. This way we can ensure a fitting room, without a wait time. Keep in mind, Saturdays are very busy and usually book up weeks in advance.

How long will my alteration take?

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Timing is important.Depending on the garment, one can expect alterations to be complete within 5-10 days after drop off. In a rush? No problem- ask about our accelerated rates. Please review our Bridal & Formal page for timing of special event garments.

How much does an alteration cost?

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Pricing is based on an hourly rate. For approximate pricing please refer to our online Price List. Every garment is unique. Your seamstress will give you an accurate quote after she has had a chance to assess the garment. Full payment will be required at pick-up, once all alterations are complete.

What do you alter?

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Hems, side seams, take in, let out, zippers, patching, mending, crests... and more! If you don’t see what you need here, contact us for an estimate. All problems have solutions!