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Ikat Cloth Designer

Mr. Suong Mich Starting Tying Ikat Pattern Mr. Suong Mich has been working for Caring for Young Khmer since 2005 as a trainer of weaving skills training course at Trapeang Krasaing weaving center. After his marriage, he started weaving work to support his wife. He learned by himself how to create ikat patterns and has developed his skills of...Read more...

Ms. Choub Sam Oeun, A Sewer of Mascots

I am making many mascots for CYK Handicraft. I used to sew several kinds of mascots for selling in markets in Phnom Penh. I live with my husband and son. I have to earn money for my family. My husband used to work as a soldier.  When he was in the battlefield of sivil war,  the bomb was exploded near by and the big tree was fallen on his back. So he can not do heavy w...Read more...

Grandma of a Indigo Dye Family

There is a family that produce indigo paste, natural blue color for weaving textile in Kompong Cham provincde.  It used to be famous place for producing cotton scarf dyed with Indigo blue and selling indigo dye to middleman as well. Recently, there is a few people who produce indigo dye in the area.   CYK has been cooperating the one of the families...Read more...