I met Shabd Simon-Alexander, tie-dye expert (seriously, she wrote the book on it), at NY Now this year and instantly fell in love with her new line of home goods. When I found out about her immersion workshop, I jumped at the opportunity to attend (I've become obsessed since my behind-the-scenes visit to ABC Carpet & Home's visuals department). My takeaway from the class? Why buy when you can make one-of-a-kind throw pillows for your home on the cheap. Click through to see how.