One of the biggest and most important ways that we spend our time is work. Earning a living, paying the bills and then hoping for a little extra money for non essentials takes a significant amount of time out of our day. sewing machineIf you have good sewing skills, you may have wondered about a way to use those skills for income.  A career in Bridal Alterations is all about choices and freedom and might be a career you should consider!    

You choose whether to work from home or in a bridal salon or alterations shop. If you create your own personal alteration business, you have the freedom to decide how much you want to charge for your services and how many hours a week you want to work.  Also, you decide when is most convenient for you to work. Morning, night, weekends, it’s your choice. Bridal alterations is one of the highest paying jobs in the sewing industry.  Higher income than you imagined with less hours of work may be the freedom you are seeking. Your job can’t be outsourced to another state, district or country. Your equipment won’t become outdated with new technology.

Your skills won’t be outdated either.  The techniques and machinery used in altering clothing hasn’t changed much from 50 years ago. This is a career you can hold onto for the long haul. It’s also a dying art. Seamsters are retiring and there are few trained to replace them.  You will be in a very high demand career. No need to worry about competition for your job. 

There is plenty of work for all of us.  It’s all about freedom and choosing a career that fits with your life realities now and career choices that can change as your life evolves. With a career in bridal alterations, it’s all about flexibility and you being in charge of your time and career choices. Explore The Anderson Alterations Academy and see if a career in the bridal alterations industry is right for you. You can schedule a free zoom with Dee Dee Anderson to discuss your questions.  No pressure.