3 Day Bedding Workshop – Greenfield, MA

3 Day Bedding Workshop – Greenfield, MA2018-12-26T11:57:55+00:00

Project Description

Bedding Workshop March 2019
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Join us in Greenfield, MA, for a fun-filled 3 day Bedding Workshop March 29 – 31, 2019 with Donna Cash

Attend all 3 days for only $600

In the 3-day hands-on workshop, you will learn to make a bedding ensemble including a pillow sham, a duvet cover, and a tailored bed skirt.

Instructor: Donna Cash of Designs By Donna

Hosted By: Kim Chagnon of Kim’s Upholstery 22 Riddell Street, Greenfield, MA 01301

Work with Donna and see how her mind works when creating the one of a kind designs she fabricates for her clients.

INSTRUCTION FROM AN INDUSTRY EXPERT

Hi, I am Donna Cash. I’m an award winning custom soft furnishings designer, sewing fabricator, and teacher of exquisite custom fabric items, also known as custom soft furnishings, for homeowners and interior designers.

These products range from custom pillows and valances to draperies, slipcovers, and upholstery. Sewing has always been my creative outlet.

Designs by Donna has been serving Atlanta and the and surrounding areas since 1987. We are located in Flowery Branch, just outside of Atlanta, GA.

My motto is, in the end, I want “no unhappy surprises at the installation” In order to accomplish this, I am dedicated to clear communication between my workroom and the homeowner or designer to reach the ultimate goal of complete satisfaction.​

As a member of the Window Coverings Association of America, WCAA, you can be confident of my fair and ethical business practices to serve the public with honesty, my commitment to the highest fabrication standards, and to stand behind the merchandise I sell.

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WORKSHOP DETAILS

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Hands on Bedding Workshop with Donna Cash

Work with Donna as you make a pillow sham with unique details and a zipper, a duvet cover with a zipper closure, and a tailored bed skirt. 6-8 students per workshop (or more if space allows)

Workshop duration is 3 days (your projects will be completed depending on you). The cost for a 3-day workshop is $600.00 per student. (50% non-refundable payment due prior to workshop date to hold spots.)

Once I receive your registration you will be sent a PDF with the supplies necessary to complete your projects. This PDF also includes instructions to help you calculate yardage for your bedding ensemble.

Sessions run from 8:30-4:30 p.m. Day 3 may end a little bit earlier.

By attending this workshop you agree to allow Kim’s upholstery to take photos or video of you for marketing and promotional purposes.

WORKSHOP PRICING

  • 6-8 students per workshop (or more if space allows)
  • The cost for a 3-day workshop is $600.00 per student. (50% non-refundable payment due prior to workshop date to hold spots.)

CONTACT INFORMATION

HOSTESS

Kimberly Chagnon
Kim’s Upholstery
22 Riddell Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
Email: kimberley@kimsupholstery.com

INSTRUCTOR

Donna Cash
Designs By Donna
Direct any questions to donna@DesignsbyDonnaAtlanta.com or info@kimsupholstery.com

LODGING SUGGESTIONS

Brandt House B&B

Poetry Ride B&B

Hampton Inn

SCHEDULE

DAY ONE

Arrival – Students arrive between 8:00 am and 8:30 am.

Introductions – Once everyone’s fabrics are brought inside and set up, we take a few minutes to visit and get to know one another.

Getting Started – Then it’s time to start making a duvet cover.

What to Expect on Day One – By the end of day one, your duvet cover should be just about complete. Sound like a lot? Don’t worry because you’ve already done your homework from the PDF instructions sent to you after you register.

Lunch Time – At 12:30 pm we take a 1-hour break

Quitting Time – We end the day around 4:30 – 5:00. With all the information you’ve learned, you’ll be ready for a break!

DAY TWO

What to Expect on Day Two – You will make a tailored bed skirt on a band. A tailored bed skirt has a pleat on each side and a pleat at the corner at the foot of the bed. For ease of installing your bed skirt, the skirt will be made on a band, rather than a deck.

Depending on you, this should be complete by the end of the day. Whew! And you will also have gotten to know the other students and begun to form new friendships.

Lunch Time – At 12:30 pm we take a 1-hour break

Quitting Time – Expect to end the day between 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

DAY THREE

What to Expect on Day Three – You will make a pillow sham today. I always say making pillows is like the icing on the cake. So, I guess you can say it’s cake day. The pillow sham will have a few unique details and will coordinate with your duvet cover and bed skirt.

Today you leave with a bedding ensemble ready to dress up your room at home! Twin, full, or queen size.

Lunch Time – At 12:30 pm we take a 1-hour break

Quitting Time – Expect to end the day no later than 4:00 pm

Donna helps you build your confidence so you can take your sewing skills to the next level.

Grab your spot now and let Donna show you how to create beautiful bedding!

Direct any questions to donna@DesignsbyDonnaAtlanta.com or info@kimsupholstery.com

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TESTIMONIALS

What people are saying about our workshops…

“What a fun weekend. Five very different chairs, all complete and looking incredible. I enjoyed Ashfield so much. I stayed at a wonderful Air BnB owned by two artist and their dog Charlie. Each day we worked non stop, in this spacious and well lit barn, provided by our host Amy, along with incredible comfort food. Kim guided us with every detail, introduced us to new tools and tricks to give us confidence and pride in the results. Big thank you to Bill and Kim for setting this up. We are fortunate to know you.”

Heather Taylor, Owner, Custom Textiles
“The three day upholstery workshop I took with Kim from Kim’s Upholstery was fabulous! I found Kim to be energetic and knowledgeable. The class was composed of five women with five different chairs. This did not phase Kim in the least. She was able to transition from assisting one attendee to another with ease and made it seem effortless. I am very happy with my finished chair and feel confident in attempting to upholster another chair after taking this class. I know she is an email or phone call away if I have any questions. I highly recommend this class to anyone interested in upholstering, beginner or intermediate.”
Julie Wood, Owner, The Leading Edge Drapery
“I attended a three day workshop in Northborough, MA last year with 4 other ladies and we had a blast learning and enjoying each other’s company whilst working hard. We had Kim with us all the way, and each of us having a different chair, we learned different skills watching them do their chairs. Kim helped us from the bare wood upwards until the finished product and it was a pleasure. She explained every technique we did and the correct order of upholstering our piece of furniture. Now, if we have any questions we know that she is only an email or phone call away from asking her questions. I am a hands on learner so this was very helpful having Kim by my side all the way.”
Linda, Student, Upton, MA

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