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August 22, 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
Designed to never lose its shape, this might be the most comfortable T-shirt I’ve worn Made from a proprietary fabric blend of Pima Cotton, TENCEL, and Spandex, the Go-To Tee is designed to wick moisture and never shrink while staying soft and stretchy. Read more…
E-skin is a wearable VR controller that looks and feels just like a regular shirt E-skin is a shirt with sensors that has the ability to track your moves and send inputs to a computer using the movements of your body. Data from the shirt is sent through an attached e-skin Hub over Bluetooth. Read more…
Pleated kids' clothing line grows along with kids to reduce waste Petit Pli (literally "little fold") features a pleated system that can expand to fit as the child grows. Watch video how much these clothes can expand to fit kids anywhere from 4-6 months to 36 months of age: Read more…
Why you should be a proud 'Outfit Repeater' Stand up to the excessive waste and damage caused by fast fashion by wearing and loving the clothes you already own. Read more…
Why most people don’t use retail shopping apps As more and more stores are adapting to the digital sphere, most retail stores still fail to optimize customer service and shopping experiences with a great mobile app. 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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WOMEN'S ACTIVE CAP
Dr. Cool's hats use a patented, chemical-free cooling mesh deigned by Coolcore- this lightweight billed cap will keep you cool, dry and comfortable in the sun. With an adjustable Velcro® band and moisture-wicking sweatband, this is the perfect hat for all your outdoor activities. Colors: Fuscia and Diva Blue.
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NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos TALA IFAI Expo 2017 Textile Communications
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