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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.



Elaborate Entryways


Introducing our New AriA™ Antiquities 1 3/8” Decorative Metal Hardware!

Join us for the big reveal of our newly launched Antiquities collection of designer metal hardware in a larger-scale 1 3/8” diameter. Part of the AriA™ family of metal drapery hardware, the Antiquities collection offers 9 innovative metal finishes and 12 embellished finial designs in our new 1 3/8” diameter. Discover our modern yet traditional assortment of finials, finishes, poles and functional accessories that are completely new to the AriA™ brand. Accentuating the Antiquities collection, we’ll also review steps for fabricating an elegant drapery panel that is pleated to pattern with button details and a center Godet creating a grand first impression in our Elaborate Entryways Roomscape. In this webinar you’ll learn:

  • Designer details and specs for our new AriA™ Antiquities collection.
  • How to figure and cut a Godet.
  • How to pleat to pattern.
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September 6, 2016 at 2 PM EST

September 8, 2016 at 11 AM EST


Creative Arched Window Treatments: Pleated Panels with Decorative Medallions and an Arched Roman Shade with Stationary Panels

The key to arched window treatments is to start with the end result in mind and work your way backwards. Join our industry expert, Laurie Medford, as she reveals how to make an arched window template to guide the design of the window treatment and installation method using our new AriA™ Antiquities Medallions from our Elaborate Entryways Roomscape. Also, discover how to create an inside mount Roman shade for an arched window that combines a decorative striped fabric with a beautiful sheer complemented by pleated stationary panels for a picture-perfect arched window treatment in our stunning entryway. In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

  • Create an arched window template.
  • Fabricate panels and a shade to cover an arched window.
  • Install decorative medallions and unique arched window panels.
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September 20, 2016 at 2 PM EST

September 22, 2016 at 11 AM EST


Upholstering an Accent Chair in Two Pieces with Button Details

The accent chair featured in our Elaborate Entryways Roomscape is simple in appearance but needed a few more upholstery steps than meets the eye. Join our industry expert, Laurie Medford, as she tears down the chair frame, separating the seat from the back, in preparation for reupholstery. Discover how to transform a basic chair frame with unique upholstery details like texture fabrics, welt cord and custom button details for a one-of-a-kind chair that makes a statement in our foyer with style. In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

  • Unattach the chair frame pieces (seat and back).
  • Reupholster and reassemble the chair pieces.
  • Transform any chair with custom welt cord and button details.
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October 18, 2016 at 2 PM EST

October 20, 2016 at 11 AM EST