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August 21, 2019


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What is Sustainable Fashion? Be Educated
 
Fabric University, knowledge to make informed fabric decisions
The course curriculum covers textile fibers & fabrics, including how they are made, their properties, and how they are used in in apparel, home furnishings and other textile products. Resources include a Textile Dictionary, Performance Fabric Glossary, Fashion Trends, Sustainable Fashion, 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.

SUSTAINABLE FASHION (New)
Education, Information & Inspiration. Eco-Video Vault. Write your own sustainability story.

BURN TEST
Identifying Textile fibers

SCIENCE PROJECT IDEAS
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
The real price of buying cheap clothes Globalization means things can be produced in far-off lands at low cost, meaning more choice and lower prices. But what of the environmental cost of our shopping habits? The relationship between shopper and fashion industry may have become dysfunctional. Read more…
Karen Walker Is Launching a Line of “Cool, Nonchalant, and Real” Wedding Dresses Imagine that your favorite designer—the one whose clothes you reach for every day, whose dresses and pants always magically fit - could also design your wedding dress. Read more…
Ready-to-Wear and Re-Wear — Meet Sustainable Fashion Apparel makers for all budgets are committing to making fashion more sustainable. Is green the new black? Read more…
This AI helps you knit your own clothes Researchers at MIT are working on software that will allow anyone to customize or design their own knitwear, even if they have never picked up a ball of yarn. Read more…
The clothes “we don’t need” The fashion and textile industries need to drastically change the predominant business model of “take, make, dispose”. Read more…
 


DRAPER CANINE THERAPY® DOG BEDS
The Draper Canine Therapy® Dog Bed offers a high-quality therapeutic bed for relief from surgery, injuries or arthritic conditions. The Dog Bed have contains (Face: 50% Celliant® Polyester/50% Wool; Back: 100% Polyester; Inner Bed: 50% Polyester/50% Cotton; Fill: 100% Recycled PET). Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into a polyester fiber.
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WOMEN'S LONG SLEEVE CREW NECK
This women's long sleeve crew neck shirt is the ideal workout shirt for any activity. Dr. Cool uses a patented chemical-free cooling material designed by Coolcore to you comfortable, dry and cool for maximum performance. The moisture and sweat activated material delivers three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation, and regulated evaporation to reduce the fabric’s surface temperature by up to 30%.
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