The Perfect Fit

Visit the Ottawa tailor that suits your needs.

Call us 613-569-7090

About us

In Ottawa’s Little Italy lies a tailor like no other. At Dow’s Lake Tailoring, we hem and repair leather and provide general alterations for all types of clothing. Our gentle and detail-oriented techniques produce professional results and leave any item looking perfect.

Whether it’s a bridal gown, groom’s tux, or simply a pair of jeans, our seamstress will leave your item looking polished and fitting perfectly. Nothing is more dashing than a couple wearing a perfectly altered dress and tux on their wedding day. If you’re looking for special and one-of-a-kind bridesmaids’ dresses, our seamstress can create a totally custom design that will look great and fit seamlessly.

Come visit Dow’s Lake Tailoring for trusted alterations today. For over 15 years we have been providing custom alterations and repairs for Ottawa residents. For a look tailored to complement your body and style, give us a call.

Products and services

  • Dresses

  • Suits

  • Wedding dress alterations

  • Groom suit alterations

  • Bridesmaid's dress alterations

  • Uniform alteration

  • Military uniform alteration

  • Touches

  • Clothing alterations

  • Clothing remodelling

  • Custom jackets

  • Custom shirts

  • Custom suits

  • Custom made and designed dresses

  • Hockey patches

Languages spoken

  • English

  • French


  • Wedding

  • Bridal

  • Custom made shirts

  • General Alterations

  • Custom made suits

Additional information

  • Free one-hour parking around the corner

  • Over 15 years of experience

  • Not wheelchair accessible



Dow's Lake Tailoring

451 Preston St

Ottawa, ON K1S 4N5

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Opening hours

Monday 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Tuesday 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Wednesday 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Thursday 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Friday 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Saturday 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

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