Sewing & Repairs

We patch holes and tears, repair broken zippers, mend jeans, and fix fallen hems.

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Wedding gowns, cocktail dress, jeans, and more can be altered for the perfect fit.

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Custom Sewing

From hand-embroidered blouses to patio cushions, we can sew it for you.

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María Kearney – Founder, Proprietor & Seamstress at Old Threads To New

Are your clothes in need of some professional care? Have you gained or lost a little weight recently? Does your favorite jacket need a new zipper? Did that dress you found on the sale rack turn out not to fit so well, or was not sewn properly to begin with?

Whether it’s a minor adjustment, a major repair, or a customized outfit to fit your personal styles and tastes, María Kearney, founder of Old Threads to New, can help you out.

At Old Threads to New, we have a modern, fully-equipped sewing shop conveniently located in the heart of Dayton, NV where we can take care of almost any sewing or alteration-related needs.

We service the Carson Valley regional area with satisfied customers in Carson City, Minden, Dayton, Silver Springs, Stage Coach, Fallon, Fernley, Washoe Valley, Gardnerville, Reno, Sparks and beyond.

At Old Threads To New, Our Expert Seamstress Has More Than 25 Years Of Sewing & Alteration Experience!

  • Hemming – jeans, skirts, shorts, pants, dresses
  • Blouses and dresses taken in or let out
  • Pant & skirt waist sizes adjusted
  • Buttons, snaps, & hooks replaced
  • Zippers repaired or replaced
  • Wedding & quinceañera gowns altered
  • Period costumes & dresses altered
  • Pant leg width adjusted
  • Alteration of blouse & shirt sleeve length
  • Vintage clothing repair & restoration
  • Custom clothing & outfit creation

Custom pink and white top for home page

Appointments & Hours Of Operation:

We are generally available for appointments on the following days and times:

Monday – Wednesday 

9AM to 6PM

  • We’ll be taking some trips from time to time. Please check the News section for travel updates and dates of return.
  • For appointments and info, call us at (860) 710-8280.

Get In Touch

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to get in touch with us any time. We’re always happy to help you with your clothing repair and alteration needs.

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