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Helping you prepare

for life's most special moments





Your Wedding & Special Occasion

 Whether you are saying 'I do' to the love of your life or dancing the night away under the Seacoast's stars the Exeter Tailor is your trusted tailoring companion that specializes in high-quality wedding and special occasion alterations in the southern Maine, New Hampshire, and the greater Massachusetts communities. 

Explore Our Services

There are only two occasions in our book: special occasions and extra special occasions! When you work with the Exeter Tailor, you can trust that the quality is in the details. Our highly-experienced tailors specialize in formal wear alterations for weddings and special occasions, and are trained to work with intricate beadwork, lace, tulle, and other fabrics that might be challenging for other seamstresses. We combine years of experience with time-tested techniques, the best materials, and a carefully crafted work plan to achieve your custom fit. 

Wedding Party

Wedding Party Alterations

Are you attending a wedding or part of the wedding party? This is for you! From wedding gown alterations to mother-of-the-bride gowns or groomsmen tuxedo tailoring, we've got the whole wedding party covered.

Special Occasions Alterations

Whether you're partying on the dance floor at prom or attending a soiree, our special occasion alterations service will help you show up in your best-dressed attire. 

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“Irene was honestly the best tailor I have ever met! She was so polite, honest and reliable. I got my wedding dress altered here and I have nothing but huge complaints to give her. She made every dress fitting very informative and fun. I would highly recommend."

Our Work

 We love experiencing firsthand what your wedding dress or formal wear means to you. It is our honor to serve hundreds of happy customers in the community with award-winning tailoring services. Explore our portfolio to get a glimpse of our work! 

Our Continuous Commitment to Sewing & Design Excellence

 When you trust your suit, gown, or wedding dress alterations to The Exeter Tailor, you can rest assured that you’ve invested well into a high-quality tailoring service that invests right back into you. Our commitment to sewing excellence means we are continually updating our skills by learning the best tailoring techniques through our involvement in the most sought-after professional tailoring associations like: 

2022 ASDP Design Challenge - Finalist 

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Our Misson

For those who believe in the power of a perfect fit, The Exeter Tailor is the supportive and trusted tailoring companion that provides the highest quality wedding and special occasion alterations to help you joyously celebrate life’s most special moments. 

Your Tailor

Irene Hall 

Founder and Head Tailor

Hello Seacoast Community, I'm Irene, your new tailoring companion! Sewing has been my love language for over 44 years and in my spare time, you can find me dreaming up my next custom garment design. I love to blend a modern approach with timeless tailoring techniques to give you a fresh take on classic looks. My passion is bringing the community joy as they prepare for special moments in their lives! We want you to feel beautiful in your life's most memorable moments, so we go to great lengths to craft each stitch carefully, honoring your unique body shape and helping you to celebrate who you are today. Let's work together!


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What you wear is a deeply personal expression of who you are, and that deserves to be celebrated.

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Book Appointment

Your needs are unique and we're here to listen to them. Get the individualized attention you deserve in a private appointment. Space is limited - Reserve yours today!

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