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April 24, 2018


YOUR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE TO FABRICS, APPAREL, HOME FURNISHINGS AND CARE

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Polartec the Science of Fabric
 
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
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…
African American Quilts: From Traditional to Contemporary If you know of the legendary quilt historian Cuesta Benberry (1923-2007), you might know that she has a large collection of quilts. This is a huge service to those who may have yet see quilts as more than blanket Read more…
5 Fashion Trends You'll See Everywhere This Spring Spring has officially arrived! Let's look at top five favorite trends of the season. Read more…
Could yak wool be the new cashmere? Mongolia is a leading supplier of cashmere, which is made from goat hair. But goats' destructive grazing habits are damaging the country's land. Read more…
Here's What Coachella Style Looks Like in 2018 It may be hot in the Indio valley, but that hasn't stopped music fans from turning up dressed in their best. Where a bohemian bent has always dominated festival fashion, this year things are shaping up differently. Read more…
 


TOPO X SALOMON SHOES
Topo Designs and Salomon got together to create these fashionably functional shoes that are "Dedicated to authentic mountain heritage and functional design". Made with CORDURA® Classic fabric these shoes are built to last and look great while doing so!
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MANHATTAN PORTAGE PRALL BACKPACK
Made out of lightweight and durable CORDURA® Lite fabric, this unique bag can be worn over the shoulder that includes a strap clasp to eliminate extra straps from hanging. It also features reflective tape that will definitely make you stand out in a crowd. Unique one strap backpack design featuring both drawstring and buckle closure 3M™ reflective strip for extra visibility.
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NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos Fashion for Profit Consulting Textile Communications Techtextil North America
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