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April 24, 2018


YOUR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE TO FABRICS, APPAREL, HOME FURNISHINGS AND CARE

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Polartec the Science of Fabric
 
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
Millennials have a new shopping habit that could spell trouble for Forever 21 and H&M Practical fashion is en vogue, and it's being driven by millennial customers' desire to shop at brands that sell clothes that last longer and seem to have a purpose. Read more…
QuiltCon 2018: winners gallery Get ready for major quilt awe… here are the quilts that bagged the top spots at this Spring’s QuiltCon show. Read more…
Here's What Coachella Style Looks Like in 2018 It may be hot in the Indio valley, but that hasn't stopped music fans from turning up dressed in their best. Where a bohemian bent has always dominated festival fashion, this year things are shaping up differently. Read more…
African American Quilts: From Traditional to Contemporary If you know of the legendary quilt historian Cuesta Benberry (1923-2007), you might know that she has a large collection of quilts. This is a huge service to those who may have yet see quilts as more than blanket Read more…
Say yes to these 8 gorgeous and flattering prom gowns With prom season almost upon us, here's a highlight of some of the best dresses out there. Read more…
 


CAMELBAK® SKIRMISH PACK
This pack, made with 500D CORDURA® Classic fabric, is durable with some serious features. Its sleek composite MOLLE paneling provides secure attachment for pouches and gear. Skirmish features the Mil Spec Antidote® Lumbar Reservoir. The exclusive reservoir design moves the weight of the water onto the hips to ensure a comfortable/ergonomic load-carry as well as lower center of gravity. The full clamshell opening allows for easy access to the main compartment.
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KATHMANDU ARCHON 65L BACKPACK v4
If you're new to multi-day hiking, or enjoy tackling the occasional Great Walk, the 65L Archon is the pack for you: sturdy and reliable, made from tough Cordura® fabric, it has everything you need (bottle pockets, pole and bed-roll attachments) and nothing you don't. The easily adjustable RS2 harness has a small to XL range built in to the harness design. The padded and stiffened hip-belt and shaped alloy frame-stays transfer the load where it needs to be, while the padded EVA shoulder straps, adjustable sternum straps and padded back panel makes the trek over the Tongariro Crossing more comfortable.
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The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos Fashion for Profit Consulting Textile Communications Techtextil North America
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