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January 20, 2018


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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
A Lesson in Textile Styling for Your Home If you’ve ever wondered how to incorporate a multitude of vintage and ethnic textiles into your home here is some inspiration. Read more…
How to Save the Mall Developers of premium shopping centres are reducing their dependence on fashion retail and doubling down on food, wellness and other lifestyle offerings. Read more…
A new fashion era – conscious, circular and compassionate The wider fashion industry is now opening up to a fundamental shift from simply being aware and conscious, to also feeling true compassion towards how workers, societies and ecosystems are affected across the supply chains. Read more…
Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear For years, outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia has been hosting 'Worn Wear' pop-up events, where customers can bring used clothing items for repair or exchange. Read more…
Wedding Dress Fittings & Alterations: All Your Questions Answered You want to make sure you have a perfect fit. It's so important to buy your dress early on (about nine months before the big day), giving you plenty of time for wedding dress fittings and alterations. Read more…
 


CAMELBAK® SKIRMISH PACK
This pack, made with 500D CORDURA® Classic fabric, is durable with some serious features. Its sleek composite MOLLE paneling provides secure attachment for pouches and gear. Skirmish features the Mil Spec Antidote® Lumbar Reservoir. The exclusive reservoir design moves the weight of the water onto the hips to ensure a comfortable/ergonomic load-carry as well as lower center of gravity. The full clamshell opening allows for easy access to the main compartment.
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WOMEN'S LONG SLEEVE CREW NECK
This women's long sleeve crew neck shirt is the ideal workout shirt for any activity. Dr. Cool uses a patented chemical-free cooling material designed by Coolcore to you comfortable, dry and cool for maximum performance. The moisture and sweat activated material delivers three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation, and regulated evaporation to reduce the fabric’s surface temperature by up to 30%.
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NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos TALA Textile Communications Techtextil North America
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