ট্যাগ: WHOMADEMYCLOTHES

“I have been working in the garment industry for 9 years now. I am from Doulotpur, Khulna. My parents live there. I, along with my husband and son, live in...

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(English) “My grandparents used to own a lot of tin-shed houses. He used to rent them out to the garment workers who worked in the nearby factories. My father and...

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(English) “It’s always very entertaining around here. Workers drop by all the time; mostly men. They grab a cup of tea and talk about their day. Supervisors, operators, sometimes even...

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(English) “I am not very photogenic. Did the picture come out nice?”

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(English) “If I am scared of fire myself, how will I save other people? I fight the fire.   I am very proud of my fearless team. Although I haven’t...

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[Part 1/2]   “আমি এখানে কালার প্রিন্টিং এর কাজ করি। ছোটবেলায় পড়াশোনা করতে একদমই ভালো লাগতো না। আমার বাবা মায়ের শত চেষ্টার পরেও বিশেষ কোন লাভ হয়নি। এখন আফসোস হয়,…

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“My favorite TV show is “Shimarekha” that airs on Zee Bangla. Usually, everyone’s favorite character is someone who’s the most affectionate, likable person; someone like Rekha. But my favorite character...

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“My sister and I, both work here. We have always stayed together since childhood. Gossiping, watching TV- we do everything together! We have never argued in our lives, for once....

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“I’ve been working here as a color master for a while now. Converting plain white into blue, red and other colors is my job. I live here on my own....

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“I used to go to school. But I never really enjoyed studying. Towards the end of grade six, I told my parents that I did not want to study anymore....

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“I have been working here for almost 4 years now. I’ve grown a sense of homeliness for this place. What I love best about this place is the returning customers....

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“I’ve only seen mountains in photos. But someday, I will pack my bags and go see them upfront. It’s hard to imagine about traveling sitting on my small desk here....

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Albeit the immense workload, there’s something soothing about the Ramadan evenings. I can’t quite tell what it is, but a deep sense of calmness takes over during this time. –...

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“As a child, I spent most of my time with Arjina Khala. Since my parents were mostly away for work, she is the one who took care of me. While...

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“On my first night duty as a shift manager, the first advice I got was not to fall asleep. Usually, to run a machine around 10 people are needed, who...

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“The post-graduation period was a little uncertain for me. Usually, when you graduate with your friends you can use each other’s references to get an internship. My case, however, was...

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Textile engineering is not a popular subject in our country. Even though it is technically engineering, it is different from all the other engineering disciplines. It is easy to land...

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“I studied fashion designing in England. From the beginning, I wanted to work with ethical and sustainable fashion rather than mainstream fashion. I got a chance to do my internship...

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“I’ve been married for only a month now. My in-laws live close by. My husband works at a nearby hotel. Our marriage was arranged by the two families and all...

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“I work at the Columbia market. It’s been only three weeks since I have started. I grew up in Khulna and I used to study there. However, I couldn’t continue...

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“It has been only two days since I have started working in a garment factory. I have never worked before. However, given our financial condition, I finally decided to start...

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“I have been working in the garment industry for almost two and a half years now. I started off at a garment factory in Mohakhali, and then I moved to...

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“I have been as lucky as I have been unlucky. I fell in love with a very kind man who had come to me as a customer. He not just...

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I was born in Dhaka. My family includes my parents along with three brothers and my only sister. One of my brother lives in Chittagong and another brother works as...

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“I am Shahin. I was born and brought up in Dhaka. I studied in school till class 5. It’s been 4 years since I have started working in this garment...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 2

“From Bikrampur to Mohammadpur, it’s been a big jump! I was young, thrilled, and up for an adventure when I made my way to Dhaka. I picked up on small...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 5

My first job was in a local grocery shop down the alley in the neighbourhood we lived in. That was not a job I chose to do. It was what...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 3

“Honestly, my body is giving up. Working long hours take a toll on me these days. I’m almost 55, and living by myself. Getting home after a long day of...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 4

“My little sunshine – she demands to come to work along with me every other day. When I tell her that I will be back soon with treats, she would...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 1

“I moved to Dhaka from Rajbari as a young boy. It’s been a long journey ever since. You see this measuring tape? It has been a long journey with this...

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