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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.

 

  

Classically Tailored Study

       

Upholstering a Wingback Chair - Frame Up to Tying Springs

Part I: Wingback chairs can be transformed to fit a variety of design styles and are a staple for your upholstery portfolio. Join our industry expert, Laurie Medford, as she creates an upholstered chair with refined elegance, including cut plan, tear down process and seat foundation reinforcement for the frame-up wingback chair project in our Classically Tailored Study Roomscape. In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

  • Create and complete a cut plan.
  • Tear down a chair for lessons learned while rebuilding.
  • Set and tie springs in the seat of the chair.
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August 9, 2016 at 2 PM EST

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for Part II below!

       

Upholstering a Wingback Chair - Applying Fabric to Finish the Chair

Part II: As a follow up to our last webinar, we’re adding fabric and completing our iconic wingback chair project in the Classically Tailored Study Roomscape. Join our industry expert, Laurie Medford, as she completes the chair with custom reupholstery techniques from cushion to sides and back. In this webinar you will learn how to:

  • Complete the seat area for a reversible down cushion.
  • Reupholster a traditional wingback chair in two coordinating fabrics.
  • Hand sew corners with special techniques.
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August 11, 2016 at 2 PM EST

 

       

Creating a Stationary, Swag Panel with Contrast Lining

We’ve created an exquisite stationary panel full of custom design details like a double swag built into the header to complete our Classically Tailored Study Roomscape. Join our industry expert, Laurie Medford, as she fabricates from start-to-finish, window panels with a double row of trim on the leading edge and a contrast lining that shows when dressed. Top it off with traditional charm by adding custom crafted tassels. In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

  • Cut the panel for inset swags.
  • Create a contrast lining.
  • Install and dress the panel to impress.
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August 23, 2016 at 2 PM EST


August 25, 2016 at 11 AM EST