Cheltenham based seamstress for excellent alterations and repairs.

'No matter what I do, I pride myself on paying great attention to detail and stick firmly to the belief that only my very best is good enough. May I take this opportunity to welcome anyone new to contact me and to thank all those who have already used and continue to use my service.' Yvette Drake

COVID-19 Statement

I'm still available to take work on, but items need to be brought along with clear instructions. Any questions or to arrange an appointment please do not hesitate to contact me.


  • Jeans & trousers

  • Dresses & skirts

  • Knitwear, shirts, blouses & t-shirts

  • Curtains, labelling & soft furnishings

  • Prom dresses & vintage clothing

  • Bridal wear

  • Buttons

  • Coats & jackets

  • Fittings & advice

  • Garment steaming


'Yvette did a great job repairing the pocket lining on a jacket. I would definitely recommend her ... professional and friendly service.'

'Yvette did a great job on my jeans and trousers and repaired a hole in a much loved blouse. Very reasonable prices and a quick turnaround. I’m glad I’ve found you!'

'I took my bridesmaid dress to be shortened & the end result was perfect - just the right length. Yvette was helpful & efficient... it was finished in no time at all!'


Yvette Drake

01242 263 117 | 07759 782 244

I am a mature, young at heart, seamstress living in Cheltenham.

I offer a fast, friendly and flexible service that I frequently tailor (excuse the pun) to meet my clients’ needs. Over time I have gained a lot of experience and can now tell very quickly whether a request is feasible or not.