Rose Mary began her business in 1992 fabricating pillows for a local fabric store in Mandeville, Louisiana. Finding that she both enjoyed fabrication and had exceptional skills, she quickly added slipcovers, window treatments, and bedding to her repertoire.
Rose Mary worked for designers fabricating high end custom window treatments and home furnishings for homes in Uptown New Orleans and on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain.
While working in Louisiana, she also did her own window treatment installations and has firsthand knowledge of that part of the business.
In 2006 she moved to the Charlotte, North Carolina area and quickly established her business working for designers across the metropolitan area.
Joining WCAA in 2007 she took leadership positions in the Charlotte Regional Chapter as, first, Vice President for 2 years, and then President for 4 years. She presented a Power Point presentations on using spreadsheets in the workroom in 2015 to the WCAA Charlotte Regional Chapter.
In the fall of 2016 she taught at Susan Woodcock’s Custom Workroom Weekend in Montreat, NC. Her classes were Ripple Panels to Pattern Using Forest Group Easyflex Tape and a demo on basic slipcover construction.
She takes great pride in fabricating quality high end window treatments and home furnishings with attention to detail and skill.
March 8th and 9th Rose Mary participated in the IWCE Construction Zone in Charlotte, NC. Her two demos were Low Bulk Method for Attached Valance Panels and Cruising the Curves – Slipcover Basics.
May 4, 2017 she taught her class “Templating A Curved Wall for Custom Window Treatments at United Supply Company for the WCAA Charlotte Chapter.