JillStraw

NYC, NY

I have always enjoyed creating and expressing myself, be it through fine arts, dance, food, my environment, or crafting - its exciting to have an idea and see it through from the start, where nothing or a pile of "stuff" is transformed into something different and new. Over the years I've continued to add to the list of things I create and my list of "never done that" is still pretty long. That's fine with me...making my world a more ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since February 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Flawless Finishing
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Explorations In Cables
Modern Jacket Techniques
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Couture Finishing Techniques
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Sewing Knits That Fit
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Basic Fondant Techniques
Amazing Crochet Textures
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Jacket Fitting Techniques
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Machine Embroidered Classics
Sewing Designer Jeans
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Professional Family Portraits
Designing Details: Pockets
Underneath It All
Adjust the Bust
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Decorative Seams
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sewing Fashion Knits
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Knit Lab
Shoot It!
Know Your Wool
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Pant Construction Techniques
Pant Fitting Techniques
Beginner Serging
Sewing With Knits
Sewing Texture
Jean-ius!
The Couture Dress
Short Rows
Kids Romper Revamp
Project Upcycle
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Design Your Own Handbag
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Sewing on the Edge
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Fast-Track Fitting
Creative Quilt Backs
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Fashion Draping
Making Leather Bags
Sew Little: Nursery Design
Sewing on the Bias
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sewing Studio
Stitch & Slash
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Creative Serging
The Costume Box
Sew the Perfect Fit
The Hand-Painted Cake
Modern Buttercream
Creative Cabled Necklines
Perfect Pizza at Home
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Sewing With Silks
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Micro Torch Basics
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Patternmaking Classics: The Wrap Dress
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
The Ultimate T-Shirt Quilt
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Sewing Lingerie
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Fabric Know-How
Draw Better Portraits
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Embroidering With Ribbon
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
The Perfect Jeans
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Spectacular Stamping
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Create Stunning Birthday Cards

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

The iTote

7 Class Projects

Class: Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
with Annie Unrein

Class: Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
with Judy Jackson

Class: Sewing Fashion Knits
with Linda Lee

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