Your Ideas as Inspiration – My Skills to tailor it into Reality

Hi, I’m Melanie Uematsu. I’ve been tailoring in Tokyo for a wonderful international clientele of ladies & gentlemen from 66 (!!) countries for over a decade. I created thousands of pieces, from Stage Costumes to Kimono-Remakes, Bridal dresses and fancy Evening Gowns, individually designed Casual Garments – and I love the variety of the orders that my customers inquire for. I’m a professional pattern maker and I share my skills in my classes. Please look through my site and learn more about all the different services that I offer. If there’s something that finds your interest…


This is What I do

Made-To-Measure Tailoring

Bridal Dresses, Fancy Evening Gowns, Casual Suits for ladies and gentlemen, Stage Costumes, all kinds of Skirts, Tops, Blouses, Trousers, Jumpsuits, Coats and Jackets: I’ve been tailoring everything Made-To-Measure. This is what I’m specialised in and I love the variation of all the different orders that my customers inquire.


Beautiful Bridal Dresses

Your Wedding might be one of the most important dates of your life. All eyes are on you. You have an idea to design your own dress or you got inspired from one of millions of pictures in the World Wide Web….

I’m here to share your ideas and inspirations and tailor it into reality. For your body type, your measurements and in your preferred fabric. And YES: I also do alterations!


Professional Pattern Making and Sewing Patterns

Designers and start ups hire me to set up the tech packs and collection patterns for international manufacturers. DIY lovers have now the chance to order MADE-TO-MEASURE sewing patterns directly from this website!


Sewing & Pattern Making Classes

I really like to share my knowledge and skills. Students get a step-by-step guide through every project. If sewing is something that you want to learn or get better at it -good to know that…