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with Donna Babylon
Online Class

Decorate With Confidence: Smart Sewing Techniques

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Successfully sewing projects for the home starts with this set of essential skills! Join renowned home-decor designer, author and instructor Donna Babylon and improve the efficiency of your all your decorating. During class, you'll learn all about different fabrics, so you can make the right choice for any project. Then, find out how to make measuring, marking and cutting easier than ever before. Want to improve your project prepping? You'll discover great steps to take that will make planning for any project better and easier. Along the way, you'll get acquainted with great time-saving techniques, and even conquer the steps for success with pillows, window treatments and table coverings.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h4m

Included in this Class

1. Material Differences

1. Material Differences

Meet your instructor Donna Babylon and learn about home decorating fabrics! Begin with evaluating different kinds of fabrics and understanding the best choice for your project. Then, learn how to test fabrics at home in different lighting. You'll also learn about print repeats and grain lines.

2. Behind the Seams

2. Behind the Seams

Learn how to measure, mark and cut fabric based on the motif for a perfectly fitted project. You'll also learn how to showcase a print motif on multiple kinds projects for the best eye-catching placement. Then follow Donna's tips for seaming multiple widths for successfully matching fabric repeats.

3. Custom Pillow Forms

3. Custom Pillow Forms

Make a gorgeous pillow with Donna's tips for creating a balanced pillow form. Did you make a pillow cover that doesn't fit a pre-made pillow form? No problem! Follow her tips and techniques for making a perfectly shaped pillow form with upholstery batting.