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Jackie Kilmarin
Jackie Kilmartin
Assistant Teaching Professor



URBN Center, 310C

Jackie Kilmartin is a Philadelphia based designer and teacher, running the textile-driven fashion brand, Lillian Jackson Textiles (LJT), established in 2011. Each LJT piece is designed & crafted in her Philadelphia studio, using hand-framed knitting looms & sustainable, low-impact materials. Jackie sells LJT work internationally at fine craft shows, boutiques & online.

Prior to 2011, Ms. Kilmartin worked as a biomedical textile engineer and laboratory researcher, designing custom textile products for the medical device industry. Jackie has experience in the development of woven, braided, warp knit & weft knit textiles, using novelty & conventional raw materials. She has been teaching at Drexel since 2011, and currently teaches courses in machine knitting, materials exploration and textiles for fashion.

BS Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 2000
MS Textile Design, Philadelphia University, 2008