Hem and Veil shop hours are by appointment only

Hem and Veil is an intimate shop in Portland Maine offering Bridal Alteration and assortment of Accessories for your special day!   

We specialize in bridal and women’s formal wear alterations. We also offer creative options for reinventing vintage and heirloom dresses into new pieces, expertly tailored for any occasion.


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Bridal Accessories

We sell an assortment of bridal accessories including Veils, locally sourced jewelry, headpieces, bridal sashes and shrugs.

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Hem and Veil specializes in wedding gown and women’s formal wear alterations.

We also offer reinventions- turn an heirloom or vintage dress into your gown through the creative process of reinvention!


Bridal alterations minimum cost is $400. Cost goes up from there depending on many factors such as layers of gown, construction, lace, hand beading ect. A solid estimate is given upon the first fitting.

* Please bring your special event shoes, as well as any undergarments you plan on wearing, to ensure the perfect fit.

Call to set up a bridal appointment 207-773-1500

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Get in touch with us to talk about your project! Please call 207-773-1500

Hours by Appointment