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October 24, 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
Everlane’s Quest To Make The World’s Most Sustainable Denim Michael Preysman, founder and CEO of Everlane, says making a pair of jeans creates massive pollution. But Everlane found a factory where denim by-product is turned into bricks and polluted water is filtered. Read more…
Undulating wind-activated art installation flies like a flock of birds Activated by the movements of the wind and the light of the shining sun, this mesmerizing public art installation in Los Angeles' Pershing Square draws our awareness to the the shifting patterns that are ever-present in nature. Read more…
The 5 Worst Mistakes You Make When Washing Your Running Clothes From ignoring the garment care labels to using the dryer, these missteps can wreak major havoc on your stuff. Read more…
Does Your Shirt Hem Flip Up? There's a Simple Way to Fix It It's a problem everyone who does laundry knows all too well. Good news: There's a fix! Two actually. Read more…
Make-Do, Mend, or Remake your Favorite Blue Jeans When you find that favorite fitting pair of blue jeans, you’ll mend and alter them to keep on wearing them as long as possible. That’s why Bernina gathered together our favorite denim and blue jeans tutorials in one place, so you can alter, mend, make-do, and rem 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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MEN'S SOLID ACTIVE CAP
Dr. Cool's hats use a patented, chemical-free cooling mesh deigned by Coolcore- this lightweight billed cap will keep you cool, dry and comfortable in the sun. With an adjustable Velcro® band and moisture-wicking sweatband, this is the perfect hat for all your outdoor activities. Colors: Black, Monaco Blue, Red, and White.
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NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos TALA Textile Communications
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