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October 23, 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

CAREER PATH
Learn About Career Paths in the Apparel & Textile Industry

SCIENCE PROJECT IDEAS
Science Projects involving fabrics. Have fun and learn.

SWEATER & YARN RESOURCE
See examples and learn about knit constructions, knit fabrics and yarn.


Material Wise - Your podcast on Material MattersPODCAST INTERVIEWS
Nancy Fendler of MaterialWise talks with designers and others in the textile industry who share their experience & what inspires them.

 

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 BEST BED LINENS FOR EVERY DESIGN STYLE You might be overlooking one of the most important ways to tie your bedroom together and make a major decor statement: your bed. Read more…
THE RIGHT WAY TO MIX PATTERNS IN A ROOM If you've ever admired a patterned-packed interior, but have been reluctant to try this maximalist style in your own space, now's the time to reconsider. Read more…
College students reinvent furniture shopping experience with 'couch-in-a-box' business Two college students brought their wits to the furniture industry to reinvent the shopping experience. Read more…
The '80s Denim Trend You're About to See Everywhere Whether you’re a fan of the fashion from the decade or not, the polarizing trends of the ’80s have made their way back into the cycle of 2018 trends. Read more…
Award-Winning Designer Inspires Next Generation In Fashion And Textiles A York-based designer who is taking the fashion world by storm has inspired the next generation of artists in fashion and textiles at Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD). Read more…
 


MEN'S HORIZONTAL DR. COOL SHIRT
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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ICEBREAKER IKA VEST
Designed to offer durable weather resistance and added core warmth whether you're out on the river or hiking in the mountains, the Ika Vest combines CORDURA® softshell fabric with a brushed merino-blend lining. Used as an outer layer on milder days, the Ika protects against wind and light precip while breathing efficiently and stretching to move with you. Thanks to its brushed interior, the vest also functions as an insulating midlayer on colder days. Two hand pockets and a chest pocket secure your small essential items.
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