FabricLink
Visit Us on FaceBook  Follow Us on Twitter
March 25, 2019


TEXTILE RESOURCE FOR FABRICS, APPAREL, HOME FURNISHINGS AND FABRIC CARE

Featured Presentations

Velcro Logo
Kyorene
eVent
Polartec
Kuraray
Sorona
Draper Knitting Company
Cordura

Get Indexed for FREE
 
Fabric University, knowledge to make informed fabric decisions
The course curriculum covers textile fibers & fabrics, including how they are made, their characteristics, and how they are used in in apparel, home furnishings and other textile products. Resources include a Textile Dictionary, Performance Fabric Glossary, Fashion Trends and other useful References & Guides.
Fabric University 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.

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

BURN TEST
Identifying Textile fibers

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

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

TEXTILE DICTIONARY (Recently Updated)
Learn Textile fiber and fabric terms.

PERFORMANCE FABRIC GLOSSARY
Terminology used to describe/discuss technical fabrics.

FABRICLINK GUIDES
Find Educational Pages about technical fabrics, How to Make Your Clothes Last, News Releases, Articles.

TOP 10 INNOVATION AWARDS 2017/18
FabricLink's Top 10 Textile Innovation Awards recognize technical achievements and originality that improves or advances finished textile products and performance.

CAREER PATHS
Find Career Paths in the Apparel & Textile Industry

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.

Trendbook
SENSIL® TEXTILE TRENDBOOK
See the latest trends for Spring/Summer 2019.

NEWS & VIEWS
Duchess of Cambridge to explore interest in textiles Kate’s great-great-grandfather, Francis Martineau Lupton, operated William Lupton & Company, a textile manufacturing business, with his brothers. Read more…
The science of knitting, math & amazing potential In picking a knit stitch you are not only choosing the geometry but also the elastic properties of the fabric. That allows you to build in the right mechanical properties for anything from aerospace engineering to tissue scaffolding materials Read more…
The Best Spring Color Trends to Try If You're a Blonde, Brunette, or Redhead We often pick our clothes based on the weather, work, trends, and flattering silhouettes for our body type. But have you ever chosen to wear a piece of clothing based on your hair color? Read more…
Need knitters to weave Warm Memories Scarves for Grieving Children A call is out for knitters to help children with the grieving process. The scarves will be created for Palliative Manitoba in partnership with Canadian Virtual Hospice. The goal is to have 200 knitted by May. Read more…
If You Can Make Tea, You Can Dye with Onion Skin Scraps Food scraps are great for building soil but, you know, could also give a splash of earthy color to an otherwise boring white cotton pillowcase. Read more…
 


HANK'S SURPLUS TACTICAL ASSAULT 3 DAY BACKPACK
At only 4 pounds, Hank's Surplus packed a punch with its Assault 3 day Backpack. If it's an awesome assault pack you need, you’ll find it in the tactical Assault 3 Day Backpack. Made with super strong 500D CORDURA® Classic fabric, this bag is designed to endure anything and it comes with strong nylon webbing. For storage, this pack has three main compartments with two nylon mesh pockets and inside hydration pocket with drain port.
Learn more about this technology.
Shop for this technology>


CHILLBAND STUDIO WOMEN'S HEADBAND
Dr. Cool's Women's Studio cooling headbands provide chemical-free comfort and cooling. They are made using Coolcore's patented cooling technology, which provides three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation and regulated evaporation. The result is a stylish accessory piece that can go from "work out" to "out and about" with ease. Colors: Blue, Curaco, Fuscia, and Watercolor.
Learn more about this technology.
Shop for this technology.


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
gif