Professional Clothing Alterations & Repairs in Cincinnati

Providing expert alterations to give you that ultimate comfort and style fitted to your liking!

If you can’t find a perfect fit off the rack, or have that favorite dress you can’t quite zip up anymore, our expert tailors at Widmer’s Cleaners can turn your shapeless or ill-fitting clothes into a piece that’s uniquely yours.

As experts in the craft of clothing alterations and repairs, we work on all kinds of requests (men, women, and children’s clothing), and in a very prompt manner. With decades of experience in this line of work, we offer you expert advice, introduce you to new shapes you haven’t worn before, and, most importantly, make you feel like those pieces are made for you!

Call us today for a free consultation on your alteration needs!

Signs You Need Widmer’s Professional Clothing Alterations Service

Is your wardrobe not quite living up to your expectations? Do you find yourself constantly tugging at sleeves or fussing with ill-fitting trousers? It might be time to consider clothing alterations from us here at Widmer’s Cleaners.

Our expert tailors can help you achieve the custom fit and ensure your garments not only look great but also feel comfortable.

Fit Issues

Baggy or loose clothing: Clothes that hang limply or bunch up in certain areas can create an unflattering silhouette. This could indicate a need for tailoring in the shoulders, chest, waist, hips, or sleeves.
Tight or restricting clothing: Garments that feel too tight can be uncomfortable and visually unappealing. Tightness around the arms, chest, or hips might necessitate alterations to achieve a more relaxed and flattering fit.
Uneven hems or seams: Clothing with uneven hems or crooked seams can appear sloppy and detract from the overall look. Tailoring can correct these issues and ensure a clean, polished finish.

Changes in Your Body

Weight fluctuations: As our bodies change over time, so too might the fit of our clothes. Alterations can help adjust garments to your current size for continued wear and enjoyment.
Pregnancy: During pregnancy, alterations can be a lifesaver, allowing you to comfortably wear your favorite pieces throughout your journey.

Special Occasion Needs

Formal wear: Formal attire often requires a more precise fit for a polished look. Tailoring can ensure your suit, dress, or gown flatters your figure and creates a sharp silhouette.
Vintage clothing: Vintage finds often possess unique charm, but may not fit perfectly due to sizing differences over time. Alterations can help adapt these garments to your current size for a modern and stylish look.

Our Most Popular Alteration Services

Finding clothes that fit perfectly off the rack can be a challenge. Thankfully, alterations can transform a well-liked garment into a truly cherished piece. Here are some of our most popular alterations services at Widmer’s Cleaners:

Taking In or Letting Out Garments

This alteration involves adjusting the size of a garment in specific areas, such as the waist, hips, sleeves, or legs. This is a versatile service that can be used to create a more fitted look or achieve greater comfort.

Hemming Services

Hemming refers to adjusting the length of a garment. We can shorten or lengthen pants, skirts, dresses, and even sleeves to ensure a clean, finished look and a perfect fit for your height and desired style.

Other Popular Alterations

Taking up shoulders
Repairing pockets
Shortening straps
Adjusting darts

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For a complete list of our alteration and repair services please contact a member of our customer service team.

Common Clothing Repairs We Handle

Clothing wear and tear is inevitable. Minor tears, rips, or malfunctioning zippers can sideline your favorite garments. The good news is many clothing repairs are relatively simple and can extend the life of your wardrobe significantly. Here at Widmer’s Cleaners, our experienced tailors are skilled in all kinds of repairs to keep your clothes looking their best.

• Hem Repair
• Seam Repairs
• Zipper Repair and Replacement
• Button Replacement
• Patching and Darning
• Reattaching embellishments
• Replacing missing trims

Our Promise to You



Widmer’s Cleaners will clean your order & return it to you in as little as 24 hours.

Top Rated

Widmer’s Cleaners has the highest Google ratings of any dry cleaner in the Cincinnati area.


We'll meet you at your home, office, or our retail store. We meet you on your schedule.

High Quality

We hire the best textile experts, so you'll know you're always getting the best clean.


Do I need an appointment for alterations?

Fittings are offered at select locations. Please call for the days and times our alterations team is available, then just walk in – no appointment necessary!

For minor repairs and items you do not need to try on, just visit any of our locations during our regular business hours or for our Pickup and Delivery customers, just pin a note to your garment with your instructions.

What fabrics can you work with?

Our experienced tailors can work with a wide variety of fabrics, from delicate silks and chiffons to sturdy denim and leather. During your consultation, we can discuss the specific fabric of your garment and recommend the most appropriate alteration techniques.

I'm not sure exactly what alterations I need. Can you help me decide?

Of course! That’s what our consultations are for. Bring your garment to Widmer’s Cleaners, and our tailors will assess the fit and discuss your desired outcome. They can offer expert advice on the most suitable alterations to achieve a flattering and comfortable look.

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