JillStraw

NYC, NY

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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:

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

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

The iTote

5 Class Projects

Class: Sewing Fashion Knits
with Linda Lee

Class: Sew Little: Nursery Design
with Vanessa Wilson

Class: Decorative Seams
with Katrina Walker

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