Manufacturing Unveiled: Sewing at Gildan

Gildan explains their third step behind making a t-shirt

This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Manufacturing Unveiled: The Making of a T-shirt

Gildan’s mini-series showcases the steps behind the making of their classic t-shirts

Today, t-shirts have become one of the most popular wardrobe essentials, but behind the simple tee are complex global supply chains responsible for manufacturing them, and they can often be difficult to understand.

Sew Awesome! Children International Volunteer Mothers Start Their Own Sewing Business


By Lindsey Quinn

Volunteer mother Alejandra harbors no illusions about her neighborhood in Jalisco, Mexico: “There is a lot of crime and drug abuse, lots of violence and school dropouts.” It was exactly these threats that led the mother of three sponsored children to volunteer with Children International. Little did she know that this act of generosity would lead to new skills and a new business.

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