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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.

 

  

Artisanal Nursery

       

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
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July 28, 2015 at 2 PM EST

 

Romantic Dressing Room

       

Fabricating a Classic Tri-Fold Upholstered Screen with Nail Heads

Decorative folding screens are making a comeback and are the perfect fit in a romantic dressing room or walk-in closet. Although they may range in height, size and number of panels, these stand-up screens can serve as a moveable wall that can be used for privacy as well as defining areas in a dressing space. Join Rowley's expert designer and fabricator, Laurie Medford, as she walks through planning, fabricating and upholstering a classic three-panel privacy screen from start-to-finish, dressed with updated fabric and luxe nail head design elements. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Plan and build the three piece frame
  • Upholster the frames with a vinyl material for an upscale look
  • Take a nail head pattern from a photo and bring it to life
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August 11, 2015 at 2 PM EST


August 13, 2015 at 11 AM EST

       

Slip-Covering a Vanity Chair with an Elegant Pleated Skirt

Enable your clients to pamper and primp in style by slip-covering an elegant vanity chair that complements their dressing table or vanity. Join Rowley’s expert designer and fabricator, Laurie Medford, as she walks through the steps to slip-cover a vanity chair with romantic pleats on the skirt for an added detail that will enchant your customers. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Make a slip-cover pattern
  • Fabricate the slip-cover
  • Construct the pleated skirt detail
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August 25, 2015 at 2 PM EST


August 27, 2015 at 11 AM EST

       

Creating an Upholstered Shoe Storage Ottoman

Storage optimization is a hot topic in almost every residential space, especially in wardrobe and dressing spaces. Join Rowley’s expert designer and fabricator, Laurie Medford, as she fabricates a charming, upholstered ottoman with a removable lid, lined on the inside with decorative pouches for shoe storage that gracefully combines style and functionality. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Plan and construct the round ottoman frame
  • Upholster the inside, outside and removable top
  • Make and attach shoe storage pouches
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September 8, 2015 at 2 PM EST


September 10, 2015 at 11 AM EST

       

Designing Luxurious, Three-Layered Art for Your Windows

Layering multiple fabrics and treatment styles can create elegant, luxurious window designs for a dressing room. Join Rowley’s expert designer and fabricator, Laurie Medford, as she creates a stunning window treatment with three full layers, two header styles, luxurious linings and unique tieback details for a window treatment that is dressed to the nine's, from planning through installation. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Plan for three layers with different headers
  • Cut the fabric for a full, layered tie back
  • Fabricate for a hidden tie back
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September 22, 2015 at 2 PM EST


September 24, 2015 at 11 AM EST