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.



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Creating Italian Strung Panels with Unique Details

Italian stringing has a history of being traditional in style. Join our Rowley guest presenter, fabricator and industry expert, Donna Cash, as she walks through the planning, fabrication and installation steps for a modern window treatment with decorative lining and a unique header style inspiring an updated approach to traditional Italian stringing. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Fabricate a decorative backing/lining
  • Create Italian stringing in a window panel
  • Design a grommet, pleated header with button details
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April 28, 2015 at 2 PM EST

April 30, 2015 at 11 AM EST


Upholstering an Oval-Back Chair

What's old can be new again, what's simple, can become a unique decorative element in any space. Join Rowley's expert designer and fabricator, Laurie Medford, as she takes a basic wood frame chair and turns it into a revived, statement living room piece. Get tips for updated furniture finishes, upholstering techniques and add-on pillow ideas. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Disassemble the chair
  • Upholster using double welt cord
  • Make proper relief cuts
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May 12, 2015 at 2 PM EST

May 14, 2015 at 11 AM EST


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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May 26, 2015 at 2 PM EST

May 28, 2015 at 11 AM EST