December 31, 2020

Manufacturing Stories: Meet Wayan

We think it is important to feature exactly who made the clothes you wear, so we all remember that everything we touch has a story and a beginning.  Here, we feature a few of our slow fashion artisans in Bali in our ongoing series. Next up, meet Wayan!

Question: What is your name?
Wayan

Question: What is your occupation (are they a beader, knitter, etc.)
I am a sewer in small workshop

Question: How long have you been working in the industry?
I have been working in the industry for 20 years

Question: What do you enjoy about your job?
I like that I can do work at home and also come in and work together at the workshop

Question: What do you do for fun when you’re not working?
I am also a housewife, so I do a lot of housework and taking care of family when I'm not working.  It is a great balance.

Question: Where did you learn your skill set ?
I took a sewing course here in Bali which taught me.

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Learn more about our approach to manufacturing here at Paneros and be on the lookout for more features so you can meet more of who made your clothes! In case you missed it, also meet GedeSara, Ardana, and Dadang.