Both locations are open

Barre Hours

Mon - Fri 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Essex Hours

Mon - Fri 11:30 am to 5:00 pm

Professional Sewing Services 

Located in Barre and Essex Junction Vermont

Entrust your special garments to the expert Alteration and Tailoring services of The Sewing Basket in Barre or Essex Junction. Our professional sewing service offers complete tailoring and alterations, dry cleaning, and embroidery for everyday and formal attire, including wedding gowns. At The Sewing Basket, you will receive high-quality sewing services at competitive prices.

Alterations & Tailoring

Put a favorite garment back into your clothing circulation with the tailoring

Home Decor

Decorate your home or office with custom draperies, curtains or valances.

Bridal & Formal Wear

Expect professional alteration services with a high attention to detail for formal

Dry Cleaning Services

Make your everyday and specialty clothing items last longer by having them


We are now offering Tuxedo Rentals in our Barre shop. Over 55 styles available.

Convenient Locations

Make drop-offs, pickups, and fittings less of a hassle by choosing which of our three convenient locations in Vermont is closest for you. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred for bridal fittings.

Barre Location:

Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. | (802) 476-8389

Essex Junction Location:

Monday–Friday, 11:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | (802) 878-7181

Call to Make an Appointment

About Sewing Basket

If perfection is the goal and tailoring and alterations are the task at hand, look no further than the hand of Judi Anderson and her staff to serve all members of the family with a special emphasis on formal and bridal wear. As the owner and head seamstress of The Sewing Basket, she brings more than 30 years of experience threading needles to the sewing table, and imaginations along the way.

“Thank you so much for all the great work you put into my wedding dress. It was quite the challenge, but you nailed it! It turned out beautiful and fit perfect. Even more so, I really appreciate you honoring your initial quote despite the additional and unexpected work. I am grateful for your generosity. Thank you!”

Get In Touch!

Are you interested in learning more about what we have to offer you? We are more than happy to provide additional information about our products or services.

Barre Location:

325 N Main Street, Ste 4 Barre, VT 05641

(802) 476-8389

Essex Junction Location:

159 Pearl Street Essex Junction, VT 05452

(802) 878-7181

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