Hi there! I'm Katie, owner of Hammer and Heart Boutique, an online boutique featuring women's fashion and accessories that are made in the USA and/or by local designers/artists. I also do alterations!


I have a BFA focusing in fashion design from Cazenovia College. I'm well trained in clothing construction, pattern-making and much more! Professionally sewing for 10+ years. 

Hammer and Heart Aleration Services Raleigh North Carolina
Appointments for alterations can be booked via phone, email or online.
Phone: 315.744.7498
Hours of Alterations:
Monday-Friday- 9am-5pm
Appointments will be based out of my home in Garner, NC.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out!


Basic pricing is listed below. However, it may be less or more depending on the difficulty of the job. 

Shorten Sleeves (shirt)-$19
Shorten Sleeves (jacket)-$23
Take in Dress shirt-$20
Adjust Shoulders-$35
Hem Shirt or Dress-$20
Hem Jeans/Pants-$10 
Formal Wear Pricing:
Hem (outer) Skirt (satin/taffeta) + 1 Lining-$50
Additional Linings-$15
Additional Outer Layers-$15
Hemming More That 8” Up is $10 per 5”
Chiffon Layer (15 feet around) + 1 Linings-$60
Mushroom Hem-$70
Hemmed at the Waist-$125-150
Taking in the Bodice-$40-60
Taking in the Bodice through Hips with Side Zip-$80
Take in Center Back-$40
Replace Zippers-$25
Shorten Straps-$25
Add Straps-$40
Hem Sleeves from Bottom-$30
Bead Repair-$25/Hour 


"Katie is very talented! She tailored my dress precisley to my needs and it fit great. All the hems were neat and clean. She had my dress back to me within a couple days. Definitely recommend using her! -Mia


"Katie is very professional and her work is impeccable. She is one very talented woman. I highly recommend her!" - Rebecca 


"Katie took in my formal dress for me for my sister's wedding. She did an amazing job and it fit like a glove after. Overall a great, very professional experience that was low stress as Katie worked around my schedule and got my dress back quick. Would definitely recommend." -Michelle