We offer design services, sewing, embroidery,

pattern-making & prototypes to name a few. 

Our studio is located in Tacoma, WA

and is ready to help with all of your

soft goods design & production needs.


materialjill Office 2
materialjill Office 2


Our Founder + Designer Jillian DeMichael has a passion for the creative arts and lets it shine through her 20+ year career in the soft goods industry. After graduating from Philadelphia University with a degree in Fashion Design her career launched in the Philadelphia theater scene which opened exciting new doors into children’s costume design. Her experience continued to evolve into plush toys, dolls, costumes (stage, Halloween & dress up), textile design, and novelty apparel. 

Jillian’s vast design experience at various companies has also allowed her to gain remarkable expertise in managing and developing products both overseas and domestically. Her understanding of the design & production process from start to finish is unparalleled. 

MaterialJill was started in 2018 to not only offer an invaluable skill set for those looking to succeed in consumer goods but to also create unique innovative products that people will love.

MaterialJill Founder and Designer Jillian DeMichael in a custom aviator costume featuring goggles, stars, clouds, and a plane

Founder + Designer

Jillian DeMichael