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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.

 

  

Luxurious Leather Bedroom

       

Upholstering a Leather Bench

Using leather does not have to be intimidating. Join our industry expert, Laurie Medford, as she walks through the planning, cutting and upholstering of a decorative bench using leather hides. Discover cut plans and share tips and tricks for figuring “yardage” and working with leather as an upholstery fabric. As a bonus, learn how to make leather button embellishments! In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Figure the number of hides needed based on your measurements.
  • Lay out and cut pieces.
  • Work with leather as a fabric.
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February 9, 2016 at 2 PM EST


February 11, 2016 at 11 AM EST

       

Creating a Custom Headboard, Bed Surround and Coverlet

Join our industry expert, Laurie Medford, as she plans, builds, upholsters and installs a five piece headboard and a three piece bed surround made with leather. Discover unique tricks for joining leather for larger fabrication pieces as well as ideas for using good-grade vinyl that mimics leather for a lower-cost alternative. Also, explore how to make a padded coverlet fabricated with matching welt cord detail. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Design, build, upholster and install a five piece headboard.
  • Design, build, upholster and install a three piece bed surround.
  • Cut and piece welt cord for a straight match.
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February 23, 2016 at 2 PM EST


February 25, 2016 at 11 AM EST

       

Creating a Versatile Pinch Pleat Panel and Cornice Board Window Treatment

When putting a panel under a cornice we generally use standard three-finger pinch pleats, but what if you want the versatility of hanging the panel on decorative hardware or putting a cornice over the top? Join our industry expert, Laurie Medford, to learn how to create unique window treatment design options that include pinch pleat panels with design details in the pleat as well as a large cornice board that can be mounted over decorative drapery hardware. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Create multiple pleat styles for unique panels.
  • Add decorative nails to pleats.
  • Make and install a large cornice board that fits over decorative hardware.
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March 15, 2016 at 2 PM EST


March 17, 2016 at 11 AM EST