Blood, Sweat and T-shirts

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Blood, Sweat and T-shirts:
Amrita’s story

This BBC Three series from May 2008 saw six young fashion addicts swap shopping on the high street with working in India‘s cotton fields and clothes factories. Find out whether they could handle a sewing machine and meet the target of two garments a minute. And whether their experience changed their throwaway attitude to clothes shopping.

See whether fashion photography student Amrita can cut it on the factory floor.

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  • Blood, Sweat and T-shirts participant Amrita

    Amrita, 21

    A fashion photography student, has never thought about who makes her clothes

  • Blood, Sweat and T-shirts participant Georgina

    Georgina, 20

    A telesales exec, thinks nothing of wearing an item only once then throwing it away

  • Blood, Sweat and T-shirts participant Mark

    Mark, 24

    An account manager from Essex, dresses to impress. See how he fares on the production line

  • Blood, Sweat and T-shirts participant Richard

    Richard, 24

    Richard runs his own ad agency. He thinks sewing's a piece of cake. But what does quality control make of his work?

  • Blood, Sweat and T-shirts participant Stacey

    Stacey, 20

    A shop assistant from Luton, gets out of sewing by swapping mascara for her co-worker’s labour

  • Blood, Sweat and T-shirts participant Tara

    Tara, 21

    From London, wants to be a fashion designer. Can she hit the factory target of two garments a minute?

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