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April 27, 2017


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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
Your Comprehensive Guide to Fall 2017's Biggest Trends Even though it is barely beginning to look like spring, it is never to early to start thinking about what to wear come next season Read more…
13 Wedding Trends That Will Be Huge in 2017 Planning a 2017 wedding? New brides need to know about these up-and-coming wedding trends. Some wedding experts have given a sneak peek at what wedding trends are on the rise with weddings in the coming year. Read more…
Introducing the World's First 3D Printer for Clothing - Creators Instead of sending raw material through factories where it undergoes numerous processing steps to create a traditional textile, it is able to be directly converted to finished goods. Read more…
There's A Physics Trick To Keep Your Shoes From Coming Untied There’s a simple knot that almost all of us learned how to make when we were small children that has three strong advantages over most other types. Read more…
How to clean smelly gym clothes Gym clothes require special treatment, so it’s worth familiarizing yourself with a few basic concepts in order to minimize stench and maximize cleanliness. Read more…
 


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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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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 TALA Techtextil North America Textile Communications
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