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WORKROOM CENTRAL SCHEDULE

Wednesday April 6th

10:00

PRESENTATION: Design to Install


PRESENTED BY: Cathy Tucker & Addie Conte

With this special Artisan Project, attendees will learn the steps of a Design to Install Project. After Cathy & Addie explain the steps, they will begin working on the Italian strung panel during the course of the day. We invite attendees to watch, ask questions and help create this beautiful panel. Upon completion, it will be put on display.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes Big Table

Travel Workroom Temp & Addie's Designs

10:30

PRESENTATION: Calculating Pleats and Spaces


PRESENTED BY: Ann K. Johnson

Let's make calculating pleats and spaces on drapery panels a little easier. Ann shows how to use the calculations at the quoting stage to specify desired number of rings or carriers. She then shows you how to easily mark the pleats and spaces on your flat tabled panel to get precise finished widths every time.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes

Sew Easy Windows, llc

11:00

PRESENTATION: Applying Trim: Chose The Right Method


PRESENTED BY: Sharon Gregory

In this session, you will have the opportunity to dive in and try different methods to apply trims to to your treatments.

Hands-on 30 minutes

The 13th Avenue Place, LLC

11:30

PRESENTATION: Embroidering Leather For Upholstery & Soft Furnishings


PRESENTED BY: Donna Scott Johnson

Upholstery involves utilizing embroidery on leather for several types of chairs- detailing how to fit your design on your chair, which designs are best for which types of chair, how to design for leather.

Eyes & Ears 60 minutes

lulu kate designs

12:30

PRESENTATION: The Right Tool for the Job


PRESENTED BY: Donna Cash

Did you know the right tool for the job will allow you to increase workroom efficiency making you more productive and turn out higher quality work? In this session, Donna Cash will demonstrate some tools you can use to work smarter not harder.

Hands-on 30 minutes

Designs by Donna Atlanta

1:00

PRESENTATION: Building an Ottoman Frame


PRESENTED BY: Ken VanSickle

This is a 2-Step class. Ken will demonstrate how to build this small ottoman. Make sure to watch Karly Dickson cover it in her Interchangeable Ottoman presentation.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes

Install What's New, LLC

1:30

PRESENTATION: Making & Embellishing With Turn Cord


PRESENTED BY: Sharon Gregory

Attendees will learn how to create and embellish with two versions of Turn Cord. Once you master this technique, you will be ready to add fine details to your projects!

Hands-on 30 minutes

The 13th Avenue Place, LLC

2:00

PRESENTATION: Easy Point-to-Point Swags


PRESENTED BY: Ann K. Johnson

All you need to know to fabricate a gorgeous drapery swag (aka Point-to-point! Ann shows you how to draft a pattern in minutes for any size or shape. Learn how to stack and finish the pleats to eliminate bulk and ensure the swag drapes perfectly.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes

Sew Easy Windows, llc

2:30

PRESENTATION: No-Sew Roman Shades


PRESENTED BY: Tina Fontana

Shades no sew method with safety locks and do -fix . Child safe and compliant works with all types of shades.

Hands-on 30 minutes

Fontana Designs,LLC

3:00

PRESENTATION: R-TEC Automation Shade Systems


PRESENTED BY: Donna Cash

Learn which types of shade motors are available with the benefits for each. Next you'll learn how to power the shades. Remote controls are only one option. When you go to the next level with automation, you'll use a hub and app and other smart controls to open and close your shades from anywhere in the world.

Rowley Wall 30 minutes

Designs by Donna Atlanta

3:30

PRESENTATION: Embroidery From Concept To Creation


PRESENTED BY: Donna Scott Johnson

Working Together To Achieve The Perfect End Result.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes

lulu kate designs

4:00

PRESENTATION: Tabling Panels Efficiently Using Tips & Tools


PRESENTED BY: Cathy Tucker

Tabling Panels can be a challenge in the workroom, come watch as Cathy tables a panel using her favorite techniques and tools to make the fabrication process more efficient.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes Big Table

Travel Workroom Temp & Addie's Designs

4:30

PRESENTATION: Installer Panel: Find Out the Why's and How's of Their Business

Meet installers, Roger, Tim, Tina, and Ken. Find out how they got started, what makes them top-notch installers, how they differ in the industry.

PRESENTED BY:

Tim Sanders

Tina Fontana

Roger Magalhaes

Ken VanSickle

Thursday April 7th

10:00

PRESENTATION: R-TEC Automation Drapery Hardware


PRESENTED BY: Donna Cash

Learn how to use R-TEC Automation Drapery Hardware to offer safer drapery options for your client projects. How to power the drapery tracks by either remote control or automatically with the use of hubs, apps, and smart controls.

Rowley Wall 30 minutes

Designs by Donna Atlanta

10:30

PRESENTATION: The New Wave
Wave tapes for ripplefolds and beyond


PRESENTED BY: Nina Zheleva

Introduction to wave tape assortment offered by My Shade Kit. Applications and fabrication methods.

Hands-on 30 minutes Big Table

My Shade Kit LLC

11:00

PRESENTATION: Perfect Mitered Banding


PRESENTED BY: Cathy Tucker

Cathy will set you on the path to master that perfect mitered banding to add on to your treatments.

Hands-on 30 minutes

Travel Workroom Temp & Addie's Designs

11:30

PRESENTATION: Using Print on Demand to Create Custom Designed Products For Your Clients


PRESENTED BY: Rebecca Rueth

I will be showcasing various print on demand sites, what kinds of product options each site offers, and walking through the steps of how you can add artwork to different products on a few of the sites.

Eyes & Ears 60 minutes

Rebecca Rueth Designs

12:30

PRESENTATION: Embellish Pleats with Criss-Cross Cord


PRESENTED BY: Sandra VanSickle

It's all in the details! Learn how to customize your pleats by adding the fine details of criss-cross cord to your pleats.

Hands-on 30 minutes

Sew What's New, LLC

1:00

PRESENTATION: Embrace Sheer Panels


PRESENTED BY: Ann K. Johnson

Take the scary out of functional sheer panels. Ann's fabrication method - explained step by step - minimizes the steps, streamlines the process and eliminates the stress of working with slippery materials. Sheer panels are gorgeous! Learn how to fabricate with confidence.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes

Sew Easy Windows, llc

1:30

PRESENTATION: Multiple Ways To Pattern Match Fabric


PRESENTED BY: Sharon Gregory & Sandra VanSickle

Sharon and Sandra will be demonstrating different ways to pattern match fabric. Attendees can try their hand at matching fabric or share their method too!

Hands-on 30 minutes Big Table

The 13th Avenue Place, LLC

2:00

PRESENTATION: Beyond the Monogram


PRESENTED BY: Donna Scott Johnson

Learn how embroidery can enhance design without incorporating a monogram or even a family name. Examples include original designs, family crests, novelty items of interest and sayings as well as leading edge continuous embroidery.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes

lulu kate designs

2:30

PRESENTATION: Interchangeable Ottoman


PRESENTED BY: Karly Dickson

Demonstration of a ottoman size box that can be built that will easily fit with multiple size/style legs. Then upholstered with drapery liner and slip-covered. Providing lots versatility for homes of today.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes Big Table

Karly's Kustom Upholstery

3:00

PRESENTATION: String Romans *Special Class For Roman Shade Master Class


PRESENTED BY: Sandra VanSickle

This is a reserved class for attendees of the 4-Part Roman Shade Master Class. Attendees will string a shade 3 aways.

Hands-on 30 minutes

Sew What's New, LLC

3:30

PRESENTATION: Reversible Flanged Sham With Hidden Zipper


PRESENTED BY: Cathy Tucker

Cathy will teach her method of fabricating a reversible sham with a hidden zipper.

Eyes & Ears 30 minutes

Travel Workroom Temp

4:00

PRESENTATION: Pillow Contest Raffle Winners


PRESENTED BY: Pillow Contest

Join us as we pick the winners of the fabulous pillows that have been fabricated by workrooms across the US. Make sure to purchase your raffle tickets!

Eyes & Ears 60 minutes