We are available by appointment only.
Please do not schedule a fitting for your dress until 3-4 weeks before your event. This is our normal policy to avoid any weight fluctuation, and especially this year with plans changing constantly due to covid, we will not start the fitting process any sooner than 30 days before the event.
To schedule an appointment to drop off items that require a fitting, or to pick up items, click here.
To drop off pre-measured/marked items or repairs, or to pick up with no contact and more flexibility using our secure drop box, please email us.
All in person appointments will require wearing a mask.
At Trester Tailor, we offer a range of alterations on all types of garments. On each item we give great attention to detail so it appears as if it hasn't been altered. Our most common services include:
Alterations on men's and women's business and casual clothing
Replacing and repairing zippers
Patches and repairs to worn clothing and denim
Alterations on bridesmaid's dresses, tux's, and other socialwear
Military uniforms and patches
Resizing due to weight fluctuation
Shortening curtains and other minor interior design projects
We do not work on bridal gowns, nor socialwear garments that have excessive glitter, beading, lace, or corsetry.
We're happy to answer any questions you may have on your garment.
Any garments that haven't been laundered since they were last worn must be laundered before bringing them in. We reserve the right to refuse service if we determine items have not been laundered.
Any new garments should also be laundered before altering to eliminate shrinkage.
Work done on any items that haven't been pre-shrunk cannot be guaranteed.
To achieve the most accurate fit, bring any items you plan to wear with your garment. For instance, to fit hems, bring the shoes you plan to wear; for dresses, bring any undergarments,
or for fitting a suit jacket, bring a dress shirt.
If you have a garment for a specific event, we will not to start the alterations process more than 3-4 weeks before the event. If the alterations are completed too far in advance, the garment may have to
re-altered if there is any weight fluctuation.
Our normal turn around time is at minimum 8 days.
We request that items are picked up with within two weeks of their completion date.
Socialwear dress sides
Socialwear dress hem
Replace zipper sliders
Original “Euro” hem
Suit jacket sides/back
Shorten plain sleeves
Sleeves with vent
Services in this list are the most common we perform. We offer many specialized alterations outside of this list. Please contact us with any questions about your items.
Trester Tailor in Rochester, MN
Trester tailor in Rochester, MN
A relatively recent transplant to Rochester, tailor Danni Trester got her start while studying at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. In pursuit of a degree in textile and apparel design, she began working with Darlene Shell, the owner of Altered States Alterations, a master tailor with over 35 years in the industry. After over nine years in Madison, Danni moved back to her hometown of Sheboygan, WI to work and train as a patternmaker at men's shoe company Allen Edmonds. She then transitioned back into tailoring and is now offering services in the Rochester, MN area.
The Trester name has a long history in the tailoring industry. The first Trester's to immigrate to the US from Germany were tailors and master cutters. In the 1880's, the family opened a clothing shop in the downtown district of Sheboygan, WI. Danni is proud to carry on the Trester name in the tailoring tradition. You can view relics of the original Sheboygan business hanging in our shop!
The history of Trester Tailor
Adam Trester and Son's tailor shop in Sheboygan, WI, 1880's
Most answers to most questions are found right here within our website. Please read it fully before emailing any questions. Thanks!
521 N. Broadway Ave.
#5 (2nd Floor)
Across the street from Taco Bell
Rochester, MN 55906
There is free parking available in the lot between our building and Broadway Car Care.
Mon 11-7, Tue-Fri 9:30-5:30
By appointment only.
Please click here to book a time to pick up and drop off items.
Email us to arrange to use our secure drop box.
We request you do not bring extra people with to your fitting, especially small children. Our shop is small and there are hot and sharp things. For everyone's safety and for consideration of other customers who may also be in the shop at the same time, we ask you limit the amount of people you bring in the shop.
Because we are on the 2nd floor, there is no wheelchair access. Please call ahead to arrange accommodations.