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Leathers - Adjustments & Repairs UK?

I have just procured a real bargain on Gumtree - a lovely pair of women's size 14 leather jeans made by Richa.

The jeans are really nice - good quality and protective BUT - They don't fit my Mrs! The waist is too narrow. I don't get it because she's a size 12 in most clothes. I do think leathers often come up on the small end...

I was wondering if any of you could point me in the right direction of someone who can skillfully adjust the waist to a size 16? I realise it's not so easy as taking them in. This will obviously require additional panel put on? It needs about an extra 3 inches added.

It would be a pity to sell them onwards however, is it preferable to spending money adjusting them.....

Thanks in anticipation.
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Take the trousers and the Mrs on holiday for a week end or so to Morocco Awesome leather workers out there and she will thank you for it
Add in a sunset and a 'chameau aux pruneaux' tagine and the job's a good one.

Fly there cheaply Neil thereby avoiding the need to see riders who don't wave back .....

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I've used Motorcycle Leather Repairs | Alterations | Custom Graphics | Lettering | Hill4Leather specialise in leather repair work of all kinds to have leathers taken in (and out)

Also had zips replaced.

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I've used Motorcycle Leather Repairs | Alterations | Custom Graphics | Lettering | Hill4Leather specialise in leather repair work of all kinds to have leathers taken in (and out)

Also had zips replaced.

Very good service
+1 for these guys

I run a bike shop and one of our clothing suppliers uses them for any warranty repairs - we have never had a problem with their work.
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Hi Hideout Leather is owned & run by latie a rider herself look them up in canbridshire.

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