Meet Susan and Rodger

The Custom Workroom Conference is an event created by and for workroom owners, to provide the very best in education and resources unique to our profession.  Join together with others just like you, who have turned a love of creating window treatments, upholstered furniture and soft furnishings into successful businesses.   


Presented and produced by Susan Woodcock and Rodger Walker, owners of Home Dec Gal and Custom Workroom Technical Center.  Susan is a respected educator, author and workroom professional with over thirty years of experience and Rodger is retired from City of Richmond, Virginia Fire Department and has many years of event management experience for both private and non-profit events.  Together they are devoted to producing a conference that will  support small businesses and build the workroom industry.


This event is sponsored by Hanes Fabrics, the leading supplier of premium lining material for the workroom industry with respected brands such as Ruby Plus, Classic Sateen, Outblack and the new Outblack Serenity.  

Rodger Walker ad Susan Woodcock, producers of Custom Workroom Conference
Home Dec Gal sewing education and custom sewing
Workroom Tech hands on training in Tryon, NC