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Welcome! As a fourth generation seamstress I enjoy the challenges & the fun that come along with every new project.

Five amazing years have past since the studio has opened and it’s been a total blast! From the intricacies of Bridal alterations & re-working  for that stunning perfect fit.  To the engineering  demands of Soft Goods Product Design,  I look forward to many many more!

Evolution -one stitch at a time here in the GREAT city of Pittsburgh.


  • Alterations & Reworking of Special Occasion Women’s Wear
  • Specialty Hand Sewing  Including Bead & Lace Work
  • Vintage Upcycling and Restyling
  • Soft Goods Product Design,Pattern Drafting & Tech Packs
  • Seasonally—Character Costume/Cosplay Design & Creation
  • Specialty Leather Work (this does not include regular alterations)
Now accepting appointments for Bridal gown alterations & re-working with due dates in Fall/Winter 2016.

A limited number of appointments are now available starting in September 2016.

The best way to set an appointment is with the contact sheet on this website.

If you are interested in Soft Goods Product Design the contact sheet is great for that too, and timelines can be more flexible.

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