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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.



Stylishly Curated Living Roomscape


Fabricating Pleated-to-Pattern Panels with a Built-In Double Header and Embroidered Fabric

Discover how to transform a heavy-weight, embroidered upholstery fabric into fabulous pleated-to-pattern panels with inverted box pleats and a double, flat header in our Stylishly Curated Living Roomscape. Join our industry expert, Laurie Medford, as she walks through the planning and execution of these intricate panels with tips for dressing panels made of stiff, appliqued fabric. Also, learn how to create stunning bead chain tiebacks using AriA™ Antiquities Hardware along with full installation steps. In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

  • Plan for pleating geometric patterns
  • Dress stiff panels for a polished final look
  • Create unique bead-chain tie backs
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April 11, 2017 at 2 PM EST

April 13, 2017 at 11 AM EST


Creating One-of-a-Kind Beaded Pillows

Join us as we explore truly unique pillow designs in our Stylishly Curated Living Roomscape, including metal bead chain as a decorative design element. Our industry expert, Laurie Medford, will walk through each pillow design from planning to closing, including tips for detailed trims and accents using unexpected materials for a unique look. In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

  • Plan and fabricate unique pillow designs
  • Use metal bead chain as outside trim and front of pillow design detail
  • Determine which pillow inserts work best for which style of pillow
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April 18, 2017 at 2 PM EST

April 20, 2017 at 11 AM EST


Upholstering an Oval Back Chair with a Hand-Beaded Back

In this webinar, Laurie Medford will show steps to upholster an oval-back chair with metal bead chain details and a hand-beaded design to show off the outside back. Follow along with full steps for fabrication including foundation padding through final fabric and beaded trim. If you are looking for a chair that finishes as truly custom, this is a not-to-miss webinar. In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

  • Apply foundation padding to the chair
  • Apply fabric to finish the chair
  • Hand bead and hand trim the chair for a custom finish
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May 16, 2017 at 2 PM EST

May 18, 2017 at 11 AM EST