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December 17, 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
1,000's of Vintage Sewing Patterns from 1847 to the Present are Put On Line Patterns from McCalls, Butterick & Vogue are available. Read more…
How To Unshrink Clothes — Because You Can Bring Your Fave Sweater Back To Life Although there is no guarantee, these tips for how to unshrink clothes are said to be tried and tested by folks who have been on the crying side of a shrunken clothes experience. Read more…
Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear The pop-up events were so successful that the outdoor clothing retailer has made them permanent. Read more…
The Winter Coat of the Future A company called Hemp Hoodlamb make their coats from a materials that is durable and natural: hemp. Read more…
Designer Uses Sustainable 3D Printing, Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not uncommon to see unique pieces of fashion that are so intricate and complex they almost belong in a museum. Read more…
 


DRAPER CANINE THERAPY® DOG COATS
The Draper Canine Therapy® Dog Coat is a lightweight breathable cool-coat design for canines offering a convenient way to deliver therapeutic benefits to your canine for all day relief. The coat works as a layering item or immersed in water to help cool even the hottest pooch. The Draper Canine Therapy Dog Coat contains 50% Celliant® (Polyester)/50% Hydrotec.
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DR. COOL WRAP
Wrap your injuries in a choice of three sizes: Small (3"), Medium (4"), or Large (6"). The wrap replaces traditional bags of ice and combines cold therapy with compression to help reduce swelling and speed recovery. Use the Small ice wrap on your wrist, ankle or foot. Use the Medium wrap as an injury wrap on your knee, elbow or ankle. With a Dr. Cool ice wrap, your injury won’t hold you back.
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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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