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Understanding, Specifying and Caring for Fine Linens

Date/ Thursday, October 12
Time / 10am - Noon
Location / Cantoni Trade,
960 Dragon Street
Credit / 2 sustainable CEPH | 2 CEU 

This continuing education unit for interior designers will cover

the essentials of understanding, caring for, and specifying fine

linens in your projects. We will discuss the different types of

fibers used in fine linens and how to identify high-quality linen.

Additionally, we will cover proper care techniques, including

washing, drying, ironing, and storage, to ensure linens remain in

pristine condition. Lastly, we will explore how to specify linens

based on color, pattern, texture, and the client's lifestyle and

preferences. By the end of this talk, you will have the knowledge

and confidence to incorporate fine linens into your interior

design projects.

“We believe that luxury linens should enhance the lives of those who are fortunate enough to enjoy them and be truly responsible to the earth and the people making them.”

Allow us to introduce you to the unstoppable Heather Kearsley Wolf, founder and lead designer of Kearsley. A single mom living in Sonoma Valley, Heather has had a life full of adventure and travel, from which she has gained a wealth of design inspiration and practical knowledge.

Heather is an NCIDQ, ASID Professional Practitioner, with over 25 years of experience in luxury residential and hospitality interior design. Her creativity and dynamic energy bring a fun and exciting element to every project she takes on.

Heather's passion for textiles and fine craftsmanship is not just a job, but ingrained in her DNA, with her family history in England's weaving and woolen trades dating back over 450 years. Her childhood was steeped in all things fabric, with the hum of sewing machines and the smell of freshly woven textiles, thanks to her parents' businesses in bespoke suit-making and

couture dressmaking.

It was during her time operating her own interior design firm in the mid-1990s that Heather realized a gap in the market for high-quality, luxurious bed linens that were practical and easy to care for. 23 years ago with an unwavering commitment to excellence, Heather set out on a mission to source or create fabrics that would transform the bed linen industry. Her

travels took her to Northern Italy, where she worked directly with artisans and weavers to bring her vision to life.

Today, Kearsley is renowned for its stunning range of handmade bed linens, crafted with a commitment to ethical and sustainable practices. And at the heart of it all is Heather Kearsley Wolf, a designer with an unbridled passion for textiles and a fierce dedication to creating products that are both functional and beautiful. She loves working with the variety of private clients and Interior Designers who come to Kearsley for quality, comfort, and ethical luxury. With her dynamic personality and unwavering commitment to excellence, Heather is a force to be reckoned with in the world of interior design and luxury bedding.

Heather Kearsley Wolf

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