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June 27, 2017


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
Demystifying Business Attire Part II: Women While women have many choices when it comes to their work wardrobe, they also face plenty of potential faux pas. Read more…
10 high-tech gadgets to help you get to sleep These are some of the dreamiest innovations unveiled at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in La Vegas. Read more…
Shopping for Wedding Dresses Above Size 14? Read This! Know that there are great options no matter your size or style—sometimes you just have to get shopping; your dress is out there. Read more…
At this fashion design school show, kids with Down syndrome are the supermodels Affecting roughly 1 in every 700 babies in the US, the genetic disorder can cause distended bellies, decreased motor skills and heightened sensitivities to fabric that can make getting dressed a daily struggle. Read more…
The Non-Fashion Girl's Guide To A Killer Wardrobe Here's a list of simple tips/tricks to reverse common wrongs and a few lessons on maintaining, storing, and cleaning those precious pieces the smart way. Read more…
 


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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 TALA Techtextil North America Textile Communications
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