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Presenter: Donna Cash | Industry Expert

Donna Cash is owner and operator of Designs by Donna, a soft furnishings design and fabrication studio, established in 1989. In addition to working with wholesale and retail clients, Donna conducts private training on workroom fabrication techniques and participates in group seminars for the home decor industry. She is a member of the Designers Workroom Council and the Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA).



Presenter: Cheryl Draa | Interior Designer

Cheryl started out fabricating and installing her own soft treatment designs for her personal design business established in 1992, and has since transitioned to full residential interior design. She served on the advisory board for International Window Coverings Expo for several years, writing articles on trends and business strategy. She understands both the design world and the fabrication side and brings a unique perspective to the designer/workroom experience.



Coastal Retreat Roomscape


Best Practices: The Interior Designer & Workroom Fabricator Relationship

The relationship between a designer and workroom can make or break the experience your client receives. For the first time, we’re exploring this dynamic duo and sharing best practices for working together to achieve optimal results. Cheryl Draa, our designer, has been in the window coverings business since 1992 and now shares her expertise as a full-time residential interior designer. Find out how she works directly with Donna Cash, our custom workroom owner and fabricator to design and create our Coastal Retreat Roomscape. In this webinar, you'll learn how to:

  • Communicate between designer and workroom for a smooth installation.
  • Figure yardage for multiple items and organize into an easy to understand form.
  • Create a fabrication schedule to beat a tight deadline.


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June 12, 2018 at 2 PM EST

June 14, 2018 at 11 AM EST


Fabricating a Flush, Ceiling-Mount H-Rail Traverse Window Treatment and Outdoor Cushions with Flat Banded Trim

The floor-to-ceiling traverse treatment from our Coastal Retreat Roomscape features double-layer panels installed on AriA® H-Rail traversing hardware, creating the perfect frame for a beautiful outdoor beach view. Discover how Donna Cash fabricated both drapery layers combining pleated panels with decorative leading edges that open into a complementary Ripplefold style on the back track. Bring the indoors, out, by drawing similar patterns and color schemes to outdoor cushions and pillows for a unified style between the two living areas. In this webinar, you'll learn how to:

  • Plan for a double layered drapery treatment with two different header styles.
  • Fabricate different style cushions with flat banding.
  • Match the banding between the different size cushions.


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June 26, 2018 at 2 PM EST

June 28, 2018 at 11 AM EST


Creating Custom Bedding

Updating bedding and pillows is a quick way to transform a bedroom. Our Coastal Retreat Roomscape features custom banded and button-detail bedding with a tailored bedskirt and a variety of pillow styles in lush mix-and-match fabrics. Follow along with Donna Cash as she shares her expertise on how to fabricate the unique duvet, pillows and bedskirt featured. In this webinar, you'll learn how to:

  • Design a duvet cover with center panel proportioned to enhance a Queen size bed.
  • Fabricate a variety of flanged and mitered corner pillow shams.
  • Create a tailored dust skirt with no raw edges showing.


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July 17, 2018 at 2 PM EST

July 19, 2018 at 11 AM EST