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June 22, 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
The Chicest Way To Tie a Scarf On Your Head To show you just how straightforward it is to tie a scarf on your head, see this two-step how-to guide so you can get the look. Read more…
This amazing fabric can change its color on demand Made from the fibrous leaves of the plant, Piñatex is a durable, biodegradable fabric. Read more…
Spanish Brides Are Obsessed With This Wedding Dress Trend "Spanish women tend to gravitate to a more traditional silhouette with modern and seductive details, such as a deep cut back or an illusion neckline." Read more…
Your dress's 'fake pockets' might actually be real — here's how to open them It turns out plenty of pockets are actually just sewn shut. And they're waiting for you to open them. Read more…
Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution Called the 4th industrial revolution by some, smart textile companies represent a significant opportunity for manufacturers to use advanced materials in their manufacturing. Read more…
 


DRAPER BODY THERAPY® NAP BLANKETS
This Body therapy® Nap Blanket offers a comfortable/snuggable blanket for use at home or on the road. The Nap Blanket can be used on the couch, your favorite chair or even during sporting events. The Draper Therapies Nap Blanket contains 50 % Celliant® (Polyester)/50% Wool. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into the 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 Fashion for Profit Consulting Textile Communications Techtextil North America
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