When she’s ready to start weaving, it takes Clements a day or two to dress the loom. "I try to design so that several different pieces can be on one warp.” For big projects, she hires local weavers through the Chicago Weaving School to help out. “We work together and create the sample and a weave recipe.” When CB2 asked Clements for a limited edition collection of pillows, she and another weaver, Judith Querciagrossa, wove all 150 of them by hand and Clements sewed them herself.
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When she’s ready to start weaving, it takes Clements a day or two to dress the loom. "I try to design so that several different pieces can be on one warp.” For big projects, she hires local weavers through the Chicago Weaving School to help out. “We work together and create the sample and a weave recipe.” When CB2 asked Clements for a limited edition collection of pillows, she and another weaver, Judith Querciagrossa, wove all 150 of them by hand and Clements sewed them herself.