259-B Barnett, Medford, OR 97501 (in the Winco Center)

When you need a customized fit,
you need the Alteration Center!

From pants and shirts to
wedding gowns and tuxedos,
we provide quality alterations
and tailoring for your
custom clothing needs.

Call us at 541-772-8535
Fax: 541-773-5814

You may need alterations on suits and jackets bought off the rack, or you may have recently lost weight. Whatever the reason, we can create your desired look for everyday work and evening wear. Our talented staff will transform your garments into fashions that will fit you perfectly.

We specialize in bridal parties and wedding gowns, with quick, efficient, and beautiful alterations for everyone involved in your special day. Suits and tuxedos can be altered for the men in your party as well. When you want a tailor-made-for-you look, come in to the Alteration Center, and you’ll quickly see why we’ve become one of the most recommended alterations experts in the Southern Oregon area.

Meet Our Team!

Pamela Chapman

Pamela, the owner of the Alteration Center started sewing with her mother as a little girl. She managed several stores for the House of Fabrics and then worked at Loralie Originals in a formalwear factory.

Pamela moved to Oregon in 1995 and has been offering her sewing services in the Rogue Valley ever since. Her specialty is formal and bridal wear.

Gwen Strawick

Having learned to sew and garment construction came at a young age because of helping and being taught by her grandmother who owned her own shop. Gwen later learned alterations working in a dry cleaners and then working several years in a tailor shop. She has excelled in and specializes in men's clothing and uniforms knowing all the correct specs and positioning. She offers her expertise in all areas of sewing with over four decades of experience.

Julie Crider

Julie discovered her passion for sewing while growing up in the heart of Amish country in Indiana. Her grandmother played an intricate role in Julie’s life by showing her the amazing things that can be done with a needle and thread.

Julie joined the Alteration Center family in 2016 and has made it her goal to consistently challenge herself to improve her skills to best meet the needs of her clients.


Hannah Farless

Hannah received her first sewing machine as a gift for her eighth birthday. It started a love affair with sewing that has expanded and developed over many years. She enjoys working on everything from baby clothes and quilts to custom designs for men and women.

Hannah's passion for sewing and creating is what drives her. She has expanded into the embroidering and is available to travel for custom consulting and estimates.

Dawn Reynolds

Dawn Reynolds joined the Alteration Center team in October 2016. At eight years old, Dawn began her lifelong love of sewing when she learned basic sewing techniques in Girl Scouts. She quickly became the family seamstress – making, altering and mending clothing.

The desire to learn and develop her sewing talent prompted Dawn to attend sewing courses, through high school and college where she continued to perfect her sewing skills and knowledge. Dawn is ready, willing and able to help you with your sewing projects.


Paula Marksman

Paula, who joined us in July 2015, is passionate about fabric. She loves to create with it, an affair which began as Paula watched her grandmother fashion beautiful works from a variety of fabrics. The scraps left from these projects became the materials for Paula’s first adventures in sewing. Also she is an avid learner and continues to add to her skills in alteration, re-purposing, mending and custom sewing projects. Paula brings these talents with her to the Alteration Center and looks forward to helping clients young and more mature, long standing or new, look their very best.


Crystal Rowbotham

Crystal has been sewing and crafting since she was a young girl. She attended the College of the Siskyous from 1999 to 2003. After receiving an Associates degree in music and theater, she spent the summer in Hollywood doing background acting work through Central Casting. Crystal moved to Ashland Oregon to continue her studies in theater and arts specializing in costume, makeup and lighting design.

Crystal has worked for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Hollywood film and theater. Crystaljoined the Alteration Center family in June of 2015. Cosplay is one of Crystal’s favorite hobbies and she has hosted the costume repair booth for the Medford comic con since 2016.

Kelsey Williams

Kelsey is a designer, leather tailor, costumer and cosplayer. She graduated Cum Laude with a degree in technical sewing. She went on to be the Production Manager of Ravenswood Leather.

Now, she works independently with the Alteration Center as a Seamstress and Custom Tailor.