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February 26, 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
Meet The Garment-Sewing Robot That Could Disrupt The Textile Industry The last time a piece of technology significantly overhauled the textile industry, it was 1842 with the invention of the sewing machine. Today, robots can handle parts of the garment-making process—cutting fabric, for instance—but human hands are still needed to feed fabric into sewing machines. Read more…
Spinning spider silk is now possible Spider silk is an attractive material - it is well tolerated when implanted in tissues, it is light-weight but stronger than steel, and it is also biodegradable. Read more…
Fashion Tech U.S. Textile Industry Turns to Tech as Gateway to Revival This latest initiative, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, is intended to create a national network of research and development, design and manufacturing capabilities for the new fabrics. The products of this emerging field are being called “functional fabrics,” “connected fabrics,” “textile devices” and “smart garments.” Read more…
5 Tips for Marketing to Conscious Consumers Conscious consumption is on the rise. People are seeking out ways to make better decisions about what to buy, and do-good brands are becoming household names. Read more…
China brings textile jobs to USA Hongxin Chen, general manager of Labon, said his firm is excited to be launching its first operation in the United States. The move by Labon is a rare counter to the outflow of textile jobs from the South in recent decades. Read more…
 


DRAPER BODY THERAPY® BLUE T-SHIRTS
This shirt is made of a comfortable and breathable material that is designed to be both stylish and therapeutic. The T-Shirts are versatile enough to wear casually, use during athletic activities, to sleep in, or as a base layer on chilly days. The Draper Body Therapy Blue T-Shirts contain 50% Celliant® (Polyester) and 50% Tencel. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber which contains a proprietary blend of minerals which have been extruded into a polyester fiber.
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ATTITUDE SUPPLY SACK PACK
Made with coated ripstop Nylon fabric on top and 500 denier coated Cordura® Fabric on bottom. Sack Pack features include: Big, outer pocket with waterproof YKK zip closure; Double stitched with Nylon threads; Light loop to be seen during night rides; Chest strap for action sports; and can be folded in its inner pocket for convenient carry. Handmade in Milan, Italy.
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The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos TALA Techtextil North America Textile Communications
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