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Specialising in alterations for the transgender community, Chrysalides offers an optional door to door alterations service in Nottingham for those who are currently transitioning or have already transitioned. This means you are seen to in the comfort of your own home, keeping everything confidential for those not yet ready to reveal their wonderful new selves.  If the door to door service is not for you, please feel free to contact us to arrange an alternative.

As we offer a range of alteration services, please contact us to get quotes and more information on the service we provide. No job is too big or too small. 

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What We Provide


Comfort and Confidentiality

Chrysalides strives to make your experience as enjoyable as possible, and our aim is to make you feel as beautiful as you are inside and out. With door to door service available, you are able to have your appointment in the comfort of your own home, and your clothes delivered back to you once the job is complete.

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No Job Too Big or Too Small

Chrysalides has the experience and skills which are necessary to tackle just about any job that comes our way. We will sit and discuss your wishes and alter your clothes in a professional and efficient manner.


Building Trust and Friendships

We work with our customers to gain their trust, and will support them in every step of their transitioning journey. We make sure each appointment provides an accommodating experience for each of our customers, putting time in to get to know them and their wishes.

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I have been sewing for as long as I can remember as it has always been a hobby and skill of mine, and I have a very large variety of experience as a seamstress. I have worked on sets of movies and TV shows, and currently work in the costume department at Nottingham Playhouse. As well as this, I have made and altered curtains and clothing for family and friends, and I have never found a job I cannot do. I want to be able to put my skills to use to help those who are transitioning or have transitioned in the Transgender community, making them feel as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside. I want to help them see their true beauty and potential, as a butterfly cannot see the beauty of its own wings.

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Any enquiries  or wanting to make a booking? Please use the details provided or feel free to contact us using the form below.

Nottingham, UK


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