Bridal Alterations 1st Fitting

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Our team is passionate about creating the perfect bespoke fit for your wedding gown.

Depending on how extensive the tailoring requirements are for your wedding gown, bridal alterations generally take between 6 to 8 weeks and include 2-3 fittings. 

We can accomodate shorter timeframes, from same/next day service to those with more time up their sleeve, subject to availability. 

For last-minute appointment bookings please phone +61 0404414635 or email online booking system can accommodate appointments occurring in more than 12 hours from the time of booking. 

See the full Bridal Alterations FAQ's 

Congratulations on finding your dream dress, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

What to Bring

The shoes you will be wearing on the day or a pair with the same heel height.

Undergarments such as Spanx and a bra. Boobie tape and nipple covers are available for purchase at the studio.

We also offer general alterations, feel free to bring addition items along to your bridal fitting.

What Not to Bring 

 Wear minimal (or preferably zero) makeup and fake tan to avoid marking your dress before your wedding day. 


Please remove all jewellery and watches before your fitting to protect your dress.



When investing in a wedding gown, you want to make sure you choose the right tailors to fit your dress. Bridal tailoring is a specialised area, which requires the right training and techniques to carry out the works appropriately. 

We offer a premium service here at ILKA. Our female lead team are highly trained designers, pattern makers, machinists and couture technicians. We are dedicated to only delivery high end services for our brides. 

Our pricing structure is based off of an hourly rate across our alterations and fittings. We charge $150+GST pr/hr for our services, with an average spend of between $850 - 1250.00 for a full bespoke tailoring service (Take in/let out bodice & skirt, contouring, straps take up, hems)

We advise you at your fitting of an estimate quote for alterations and require a 50% deposit to be made at the 1st fitting. The final payment is based on the time required to sew and may be higher or lower than the estimate provided. If significantly more time is required to complete your alterations we do our best to inform inform you every step of the way.

Online Quotes

Looking for a rough estimate? Email us today at, with what areas you would like tailored, as well as imagery of your dress. This quote is not firm, pricing may change once the dress has been viewed by our team. 

Showroom Quote

Looking to come in to visit our space and have an accurate quote?

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Your fittings are included in the price of your alterations. If you are seeking professional advise or an estimated quote for your bridal gown alterations this is charged at $150+GST. This fee is redeemable for up to a 4 week period after your initial fitting, limited to your bridal alterations only. If you choose not to proceed with your alterations, that is not a problem, the fee would no longer be redeemable. 

For price enquires, please email or call 0404 414 635

Payment & Deposit

A 50% deposit is required on the date of your first fitting, or you are welcome to pay in full. The remaining balance is due on or before the final collection fitting. 


Do you charge for fittings?

Fittings are charged at the same hourly rate of $150+gst, we include the price of fittings when we provide your price estimate.  

If you would like to request additional fittings please be mindful these will be charged as per our hourly rate.


We have seating for up to 2 guests per client. We have a tripod available for you to video call your loved ones who cannot make it to your fittings.



If you are unwell or have any COVID-19 symptoms, we kindly ask for you to contact our studio as soon as possible to reschedule your appointment. 

Our staff may choose to wear a face mask, and we are very supportive of our clients who also choose wear face masks during their fitting. 

Is it of the utmost importance to us that we take every measure to protect your health and the health of our staff. Thank you for your support.



We are located at Unit 2/184 Pier St Perth WA 6000. Please note, our fitting rooms and bathrooms are upstairs. 


Dimensions: .45M - Shoulder / .65M - Elbow / .85M - Hip / 1M - Fingertip/ 1.5M - Waltz/ 2M - Floor / 2.5M - Chapel / 3M - Cathedral / 3.5M Royal 

Gather (Width): Stranded - 1.4M / Double - 2.8M 

Fabric: Matte Tulle

Colour Options: Silk White / Ivory 

Attachment: Comb

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