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April 23, 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
QuiltCon 2018: winners gallery Get ready for major quilt awe… here are the quilts that bagged the top spots at this Spring’s QuiltCon show. Read more…
Millennials have a new shopping habit that could spell trouble for Forever 21 and H&M Practical fashion is en vogue, and it's being driven by millennial customers' desire to shop at brands that sell clothes that last longer and seem to have a purpose. Read more…
The Basic Sewing Skills Everyone Should Know Add one more item to the list of things you know how to fix: Your own clothes. All you need is a needle and thread. Read more…
Say yes to these 8 gorgeous and flattering prom gowns With prom season almost upon us, here's a highlight of some of the best dresses out there. 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…
 


DRAPER BODY THERAPY® WINTER CAP
This fuzzy and comfortable cap provides the wearer protection in cooler weather with added therapeutic benefits. It is used over the ears and crown area (head) to provide an increase in circulation along with regulation of body temperature. The Draper Body Therapy Winter Cap contains 50% Celliant® (Polyester) and 50% Polyester. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber which contains a proprietary blend of minerals which have been extruded into a polyester fiber.
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ATTITUDE SUPPLY SACK PACK
Made with coated ripstop Nylon fabric on top and 500 denier coated Cordura® Fabric on bottom. Sack Pack features include: Big, outer pocket with waterproof YKK zip closure; Double stitched with Nylon threads; Light loop to be seen during night rides; Chest strap for action sports; and can be folded in its inner pocket for convenient carry. Handmade in Milan, Italy.
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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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