Alterations include taking in sides, hemming, taking up straps/shoulders, bra cups, sewing in bras, bustles, etc.. Alterations include a free steaming. Price is a flat rate. Design features such as boning, horsehair, or fishing line hems may result in an additonal cost due to added difficulty and time needed. A 40% deposit of $70 is required before work on the garment can begin. A rush fee of an additional 20% will be added if the event is 2 weeks or less away from the initial fitting.