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October 23, 2018


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

CAREER PATH
Learn About Career Paths in the Apparel & Textile Industry

SCIENCE PROJECT IDEAS
Science Projects involving fabrics. Have fun and learn.

SWEATER & YARN RESOURCE
See examples and learn about knit constructions, knit fabrics and yarn.


Material Wise - Your podcast on Material MattersPODCAST INTERVIEWS
Nancy Fendler of MaterialWise talks with designers and others in the textile industry who share their experience & what inspires them.

 

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
College students reinvent furniture shopping experience with 'couch-in-a-box' business Two college students brought their wits to the furniture industry to reinvent the shopping experience. Read more…
25 Bridal Capes That'll Complete Your Wedding Day Look If you're looking to elevate your wedding look with something a bit dramatic, suggest you consider a bridal cape. Read more…
The 30 Most Amazing Celebrity Wedding Dresses Of All Time From Audrey Hepburn to Meghan Markle, see the most amazing dresses worn by the famous. Read more…
THE RIGHT WAY TO MIX PATTERNS IN A ROOM If you've ever admired a patterned-packed interior, but have been reluctant to try this maximalist style in your own space, now's the time to reconsider. Read more…
GlideWear solutions for children GlideWear clothing line features patented technology that is low friction and protects areas of the body that are especially at risk, including elbows and knees. 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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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 Material Wise - Your podcast on Material Matters Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos Fashion for Profit Consulting Textile Communications Techtextil North America
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