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February 20, 2018


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
Online Consumer Data Reveal ‘White Dress’ As Most Searched SEMrush analyzed the most popular search terms online. 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…
A Lesson in Textile Styling for Your Home If you’ve ever wondered how to incorporate a multitude of vintage and ethnic textiles into your home here is some inspiration. Read more…
One garbage truck of textiles wasted every second: report creates vision for change The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s new report "A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion's future in London," created by the Circular Fibres Initiative, calls for the fashion industry to adopt this new vision and create cross industry collaborations to achieve it. Read more…
Here's how much it costs to dress like Team USA If you want to dress like an Olympic athlete, it’s going to cost you a pretty penny. Read more…
 


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This shirt is constructed using Coolcore's patented chemical-free moisture and sweat activated material to make sweat work for you. Rather than a simple wicking technology, the material delivers three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation, and regulated evaporation to reduce the fabric's surface temperature by up to 30%. Unlike other workout shirts Dr. Cool is chemical-free so that cooling benefits last the life of the shirt.
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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
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