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Rowley Designer, Fabricator & Presenter: Laurie Medford

Laurie Medford, industry expert and Rowley Customer Engagement Manager, facilitates the design and fabrication process for the Rowley Roomscapes series. In 1993, Laurie opened Centsible Creations, Inc., an award winning drapery workroom that specializes in window treatments, slip covers, bedding and upholstery. A well known presenter, Laurie travels the country teaching to the trade and in her down time, practices needle point.

 

  

Guest Designer, Fabricator & Presenter: Donna Cash

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 décor industry. Donna is a regular contributor to Drapery & Design Professional magazine and holds webinars for the Window Fashions Certified Professional program. She is a member of the Designers Workroom Council and the Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA). Donna is currently president of the WCAA Atlanta Chapter.

 

  

Living Room

       

Introducing Our New Finestra® Wood Hardware Program!

We are excited to offer a stylish and convenient quick-ship collection of Finestra decorative drapery hardware. Join Laurie Medford as she walks through the newly launched Finestra Wood Hardware program featuring classic finial designs, furniture-quality finishes, a full line of coordinating accessories and tools to help kick start your sales. In this webinar, you will learn about:

  • In-depth product knowledge on the new program
  • Finial, finish and accessory options available
  • Tools and resources to help kick start your Finestra® Wood Hardware sales
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Registration Closed:
May 26, 2015 at 2 PM EST


May 28, 2015 at 11 AM EST

Artisanal Nursery

       

Dressing up a Nursery Crib with an Upholstered Headboard

Most cribs are not built for an upholstered headboard, but this sophisticated design element can transform a crib to grow up with a little one over the years. Join Rowley’s expert designer and fabricator, Laurie Medford, as she walks through the steps to build a slip-cover frame creating a custom crib headboard – from planning through installation. To complete the crib design, learn how to fabricate a tailored split-corner bed skirt, duvet and mattress pad for the ultimate baby bedding. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Build a “slip-cover” frame to create a crib headboard
  • Upholster a unique headboard
  • Fabricate custom baby bedding
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June 9, 2015 at 2 PM EST


June 11, 2015 at 11 AM EST

       

Designing an Over-the-Crib Corona and Coordinating Window Treatment

Why just dress the crib when you can add to your sale and dress the wall and window too?! Join our Rowley guest presenter, fabricator and industry expert, Donna Cash, as she takes you through the steps for pattern cutting, fabricating and installing a customized crib corona with attached sheer panels and a coordinating window treatment. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Cut fabric to a pattern
  • Match pattern for a multi-pieced valance
  • Install panels under a corona
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June 23, 2015 at 2 PM EST


June 25, 2015 at 11 AM EST

       

Generating Add-On Sales for a Nursery

As designers, fabricators, upholsterers and installers, it’s important to think beyond the primary Roomscape projects. Join Rowley’s expert designer and fabricator, Laurie Medford, as she creates custom nursery accessories designed to generate add-on sales. Learn how to upholster a glider/rocker as well as a diaper pail, and create a one-of-a-kind diaper hanger, lamp and changing table pads with designer details. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Make cushions with ties for a glider/rocker
  • Upholster a diaper pail
  • Design a custom diaper hanger/stacker
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July 14, 2015 at 2 PM EST


July 16, 2015 at 11 AM EST

       

Introducing our New AriA™ Artisan Metal Hardware Collection!

We are excited to present the newest addition to our AriA™ Metal Hardware line – the Artisan collection. Join Rowley’s expert designer and fabricator, Laurie Medford, as she explores the new AriA Artisan line featuring unique glass, wood, stone and metal finial combinations available in the same trend-right finishes from our existing AriA collection that you already know and love. Be among the first to discover the one-of-a-kind artisanal details that will elevate your window treatments to the level of high design. In this webinar, you will learn:

  • In-depth product knowledge on the new program
  • Finial, finish and accessory options available
  • Tools and resources to help kick start your AriA™ Artisan Metal Hardware sales
Pick your time and
register to attend:


July 28, 2015 at 2 PM EST


July 30, 2015 at 11 AM EST