|The course curriculum covers textile fibers & fabrics, including how they are made, their properties, and how they are used in in apparel, home furnishings and other textile products.
||Resources include a Textile Dictionary, Performance Fabric Glossary, Fashion Trends, Sustainable Fashion, and other useful References & Guides.
When were fibers developed and by whom?
The Hows and Whys
Learn what makes each fiber important
Yarn construction, spinning, colors and finishing.
SWEATER & YARN RESOURCE
See examples and learn about knit constructions, knit fabrics and yarn.
Identifying Textile fibers
SCIENCE PROJECT IDEAS
School Science Projects involving fabrics. Have fun and learn.
Education, Information & Inspiration. Eco-Video Vault helps the learning. Write your own sustainability story.
INNOVATIVE DISCOVERIES VIDEOS (NEW)
Videos & information on the new technologies & fabrics that improve the quality, comfort, performance & sustainability of the clothes you wear & the home textiles you use.
Nancy Fendler of MaterialWise talks with designers and others in the textile industry who share their experience & what inspires them.
TEXTILE DICTIONARY (Recently Updated)
Learn Textile fiber and fabric terms.
PERFORMANCE FABRIC GLOSSARY
Terminology used to describe/discuss technical fabrics.
Learn terms, such as fast fashion, transparency, upcycling....
Find Educational Pages about technical fabrics, How to Make Your Clothes Last, News Releases, Articles.
TOP 10 TEXTILE INNOVATION AWARDS
FabricLink's Top 10 Textile Innovation Awards recognize technical achievements and originality that improves or advances finished textile products and performance.
Find Career Paths in the Apparel & Textile Industry
Learn about current research being performed at colleges and universities. Let us know about exciting projects at your school to add to our list!
Universities that offer degree programs in textile and related disiplines.
SENSIL® TEXTILE TRENDBOOK
See the latest trends for Autum/Winter 2020-21.