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December 16, 2017


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

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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
Athleisure is still driving clothing sales This holiday shopping season, expect to see even more “athleisure” on the racks, and from more brands that you wouldn’t necessarily associate with that category. Read more…
Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear The pop-up events were so successful that the outdoor clothing retailer has made them permanent. Read more…
Rag & Bone starts denim recycling program at specialty stores nationwide Rag & Bone will accept denim jeans from any brand and in exchange will provide a 20 percent discount on the purchase of full-price jeans. Read more…
The 5 Worst Mistakes You Make When Washing Your Running Clothes From ignoring the garment care labels to using the dryer, these missteps can wreak major havoc on your stuff. Read more…
The Winter Coat of the Future A company called Hemp Hoodlamb make their coats from a materials that is durable and natural: hemp. Read more…
 


DRAPER CANINE THERAPY® DOG BEDS
The Draper Canine Therapy® Dog Bed offers a high-quality therapeutic bed for relief from surgery, injuries or arthritic conditions. The Dog Bed have contains (Face: 50% Celliant® Polyester/50% Wool; Back: 100% Polyester; Inner Bed: 50% Polyester/50% Cotton; Fill: 100% Recycled PET). Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into a polyester fiber.
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DR. COOL WRAP
Wrap your injuries in a choice of three sizes: Small (3"), Medium (4"), or Large (6"). The wrap replaces traditional bags of ice and combines cold therapy with compression to help reduce swelling and speed recovery. Use the Small ice wrap on your wrist, ankle or foot. Use the Medium wrap as an injury wrap on your knee, elbow or ankle. With a Dr. Cool ice wrap, your injury won’t hold you back.
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NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos TALA Textile Communications
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