021 887 5595 shop@sewelegant.net

Designer Boutique & Tailors

Sew Elegant is a Stellenbosch based designer boutique and tailors, offering custom garment making, clothing alterations & repairs. Manufacturing or CMT (Cut, Make, and Trim) work as well as soft furnishing items for the home.

Services we offer

We specialize in day, evening and bridal wear, sports and school wear, table linen, corporate wear, uniforms, alterations and more. Elegance at your fingertips.

Personal Elegance

Day and evening wear, bridal wear, tailored suits, bespoke creations, baby and toddler clothing.

Uniform Elegance

Sports and school wear, uniforms, graduation gowns, corporate wear and general uniforms, made to order.

Interior Elegance

Table Linen, bed linen, curtains, soft-furnishing, outdoor furniture covers, cot linen, nursery items.

Hospitality Elegance

High-end table linen, high-end bed linen, catering linen, chef’s uniforms and aprons, waitrons aprons and more.


Need a garment altered, repaired, patched, completely redesigned or copied? Bring it to us! This is our speciality.

Walk-ins most welcome.

I cannot count my day complete until needle, thread and fabric meet.


About Us

Having served Stellenbosch and surrounds for over 38 years, Sew Elegant has acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience in manufacturing a variety of bespoke items for numerous types of clients.  Find out more about Sew Elegant and its new owner.

Frequently asked questions

Turnaround time

We take pride in completing each project on time. It takes about 4 to 5 working days to complete most small projects.

Larger projects will obviously take a bit longer to complete and will vary according to the nature and size of the project as well as stock availability. Timeframes will be discussed in detail before a quotation is provided.


Although our prices are specific to each project, you can rest assured that we offer competitive pricing.

Fill in our contact form, give us a call or pop into our store with your item and we will provide you with a quotation.

Operating hours

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm;

Friday: 8am – 4pm;

Saturday: By appointment only;

Sunday and Public Holidays: Closed.

Deposits & Payments

A 50% deposit is required for bulk orders or larger projects.

We do not unfortunately carry accounts. Full payment is due before the completed item leaves our store.

Payment can be made via card, Zapper, SnapScan, EFT (for bulk orders) or cash.

Some of our work

You name it, we’ve made it.

Anna Mart van der Merwe

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