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ABOUT JEN ROCKET

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.

AREAS OF FOCUS

  • Custom Wedding & Special Event Gown Design
  • Wedding & Special Event Gown Alterations/Reworking
  • Specialty Hand Sewing Work/Beadwork/Lace Work
  • Upcycling and/or Restyling of Vintage Clothing
  • Alterations/Repair of Existing Garments
  • Character Costume/Cosplay Design & Creation
  • Soft Goods Product Design
  • Specialty Leather Work

ATTENTION

I am now accepting appointments for gown alterations with due dates in Spring/Summer 2015. I am currently booking a limited number of appointments in April 2015 and beyond.

TESTIMONIALS

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

kayl333

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

Kayleigh Krystal-Lewerenz

LisaGriffithVerzilli

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

Lisa Griffith-Verzilli