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October 24, 2017


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Fabric University, knowledge to make informed fabric decisions
The course curriculum has been developed to provide the knowledge to make informed decisions regarding the purchase and care of fabrics, apparel, home furnishings and other textile products.

Fabric University Course Curriculum

FIBER HISTORY
When were fibers developed and by whom?


FIBER PRODUCTION/BLENDING
The Hows and Whys


FIBER CHARACTERISTICS
Learn what makes each fiber important


FABRIC SEMINAR
Quick, informative


YARN FACTS
Yarn construction, spinning, colors and finishing.


BURN TEST
Identifying Textile fibers

SWEATER & YARN RESOURCE
See examples and learn about knit constructions, knit fabrics and yarn.

CAREER PATH
Learn About Career Paths in the Apparel & Textile Industry

SCIENCE PROJECT IDEAS
Science Projects involving fabrics. Have fun and learn.

University Resources

UNIVERSITY RESEACH
Learn about current research being performed at colleges and universities. Let us know about exciting projects at your school to add to our list!.

UNIVERSITY LINKS
Universities that offer degree programs in textile and related disiplines.

NEWS & VIEWS
Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear For years, outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia has been hosting 'Worn Wear' pop-up events, where customers can bring used clothing items for repair or exchange. Read more…
Wait — It's Really Important That You Wash Your Swimsuits Before You Pack Them Back Up Follow these simple steps before storing your swimsuits and they will look and feel brand new when summer rolls around again. Read more…
How to Save the Mall Developers of premium shopping centres are reducing their dependence on fashion retail and doubling down on food, wellness and other lifestyle offerings. Read more…
This 12 Years Old Boy Is Sewing Stuffed Animals For Sick Kids Just this year, he has made 450 stuffed animals and sent them to sick children around the world. Read more…
How these princess wigs are making tiny cancer patients feel magical For many kids diagnosed with cancer, the thought of losing your hair can be particularly scary. Two Alaska moms are bringing some fairy tale magic into the lives of little ones who are battling this cruel and often debilitating disease. Read more…
 


HANK'S SURPLUS TACTICAL ASSAULT 3 DAY BACKPACK
At only 4 pounds, Hank's Surplus packed a punch with its Assault 3 day Backpack. If it's an awesome assault pack you need, you’ll find it in the tactical Assault 3 Day Backpack. Made with super strong 500D CORDURA® Classic fabric, this bag is designed to endure anything and it comes with strong nylon webbing. For storage, this pack has three main compartments with two nylon mesh pockets and inside hydration pocket with drain port.
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CHILLBAND STUDIO WOMEN'S HEADBAND
Dr. Cool's Women's Studio cooling headbands provide chemical-free comfort and cooling. They are made using Coolcore's patented cooling technology, which provides three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation and regulated evaporation. The result is a stylish accessory piece that can go from "work out" to "out and about" with ease. Colors: Blue, Curaco, Fuscia, and Watercolor.
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NETWORK PARTNERS
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