In 2017 resolve to take time for yourself every day.

Donna Cash headshot

Hello everyone!  And Happy New Year! I’m starting a new feature on my facebook page in 2017.    You can see my facebook page here: DesignsbyDonnaAtlanta facebook page It’s called Tips and Tools Tuesdays.  Each Tuesday, I’ll be sharing a tip or a tool I use in the workroom, or when designing a new product, or […]

Sewing invisible zippers next to welt cord

When inserted correctly, only the zipper pull shows.

I used to be afraid to sew an invisible zipper next to welt cord …………. until I tried it.  And it worked well.  And all I was able to see was the zipper pull.  And the pillow turned out beautifully, do you agree? After several people shared their concerns with me about sewing this type of zipper, I decided […]

A Pedestal Sink Skirt Adds Storage In A Powder Room

Pedestal sink skirt

A pedestal sink skirt was made for a pedestal sink in a client’s powder room.  Not only is this skirt beautiful, it is functional as well as it adds storage underneath the skirt.   The challenge for me was figuring out how to adhere the pedestal sink skirt to the pedestal sink itself.  Simply adding […]

Bolster Pillows With Contrast Button Ends

A pool noodle inside the pillow makes for easy insertion of the button twine into the pillow.

I love bolster pillows with sunburst ends. Depending on the fabric you use, the ends will either create a pleated sunburst or more casual gathered sunburst as in the photo below. Once you gather the fabric into the center of the bolster pillow ends, you will have a small hole in the center and this […]

Computer renderings for your peace of mind.

Linen shower curtain treatment

You may be wondering what a computer rendering is and why a computer rendering will bring a peace of mind when purchasing custom home goods.  I’m a visual sort of person.  It comes along as part of my job.  I’m able to stand in your home, look at your windows and a piece of fabric […]