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Welcome to my website! As a fourth generation seamstress behind the sewing machine by the age of 5, I continuously strive to perfect my craft and enjoy the challenges that come along with every new project. Specializing in women’s wear, I also enjoy working with soft goods product design and occasionally specialty leather work.

Beginning to sew clothing in high school, my interest in building a hands-on career led me to The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, where I studied Industrial design and Special Effects. Curious to explore couture sewing, classic pattern-making, and to try my hand at working in the fashion and entertainment industries – I travelled west to study at Los Angeles Trade Tech for Fashion Technical Design. Returning to Pittsburgh in 2011, I decided to open my studio and start my own business. So far, it’s been a blast and I look forward to working within the community of Pittsburgh to advance fashion and art in this great city.


  • Alterations & Reworking of Special Occasion Women’s Wear
  • Specialty Hand Sewing  Including Bead & Lace Work
  • Vintage Upcycling and Restyling
  • VERY LIMITED Custom WeddingGown & Special Event Gown Design
  • Soft Goods Product Design,Pattern Drafting & Tech Packs
  • Seasonally—Character Costume/Cosplay Design & Creation
  • Specialty Leather Work (this does not include regular alterations)


Halloween is fast approaching, as much as I would love to sew up designs for you all, the calendar is full!

Now accepting appointments for gown alterations with due dates in Spring 2016. A limited number of appointments can be booked starting in January 2016. Thank you!


Karen.Jen Rocket.Rocket2

“You did excellent work to make my dress exactly how I hoped it would be. I am so impressed with the changes you made to the dress – transforming it from a designer rack dress to the perfect dress for me!”

Karen Berry-Gardner


“I LOVED loved my dress and it fit perfectly - all night. Dancing, sitting, everything. Thank you!”

Kayleigh Krystal-Lewerenz


“Thanks for your hard work on my dress! It was stunning! Watch a video of my wedding here!

Lisa Griffith-Verzilli