Ingeborg Boutique, 5601 Seminary Rd., Falls Church, 578-0957. Choose from original designs or come with an idea. Day suits average $450.

Kim the Designing Lady, 505 Lee Hwy., Arlington, 241-0661. Prices range from $70 for a simple dress to $300 for a suit.

Allegra McManus, Charlotte Newman and Beverly Holton, 678-8190. Specialists in affordable clothes for large women. Lined skirt, $50; custom dress, from $90.

Sophia Fashion Design, 5121 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 931-3024. Specialists in remodeling older clothes, alterations and dressmaking; simple suits from $250.

Tina's Fashions, 615 Ruth St., Alexandria, 549-8677. You supply the material for original dressmaking at a variety of prices. Dry Cleaners/Alterations

(Consider your favorite dry cleaner when fashions suggest a higher hem or narrower lapel. All prices approximate.)

Besson's Cleaning Establishment, 1329 14th St. NW, 667-4556.Unlined hem, $12.50; lined, $15; cuffs, $7.50; sleeves, $7.50; jacket re-lining, $35, $5 extra per pocket. Reweaving.

Lustre Cleaners of Capitol Hill, 311 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, 547-1311. Unlined hem, $8; lined, $10; cuffs, $6; sleeves, $7.50; jacket re-lining, $30-$35, $7 extra per pocket; narrow lapels, $30-$35.

Parkway Custom Drycleaning, 8402 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase, 652-3377. Unlined hem, $14; lined, $16; cuffs, $13; sleeves, $15-$19.50; jacket re-lining, $70, $11 extra per pocket; narrow lapels, $45. Reweaving.

Rinaldi Quality Cleaners, Inc., 2148 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 333-2888. Unlined skirt hem, $8.50; lined, $10; cuffs, $5; sleeves, $7.50; jacket re-lining, $35-$40; narrow lapels, $40. Tailors/Alterations

(Custom tailoring and alterations. Approximate prices.)

F & S Clothing, 1813 Adams Mill Rd. NW, 265-4417. Hems (lined & unlined) from $5; cuffs, from $3; sleeves, $7.50-$10. No jacket re-lining or narrowing of lapels.

Tenley Men's Wear and Kim's Custom Tailor, 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 363-3886. Unlined hem, $5; lined, $10; cuffs, $5-$10; sleeves, $12; jacket relining, $50-$70; narrow lapels, $35.

Wheaton Alteration and Tailoring Center, 2460 Ennals Ave., Wheaton, Md., 949-4010. Loyal customers claim best in both quality and price (quoted per garment). Reweaving

What to do with the $400 suit jacket you ripped on a doorknob? Local department stores, speciality stores, dry cleaners, tailors and alterations people recommend Fabric Reweaving Co., 805 G St. NW, 638-2347. Prices vary from the simplest work, $7.50, to the more complicated, $125-$200.