FabricLink
Visit Us on FaceBook  Follow Us on Twitter
March 31, 2017


YOUR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE TO FABRICS, APPAREL, HOME FURNISHINGS AND CARE

Featured
Presentations

Velcro Logo
Sorona
Gehring Tricot
Aegis
Outlast
Microban-Aegis
coolcore
BodyCare
 
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
Beyond Recycling: How ‘Upcycling’ Is Paving The Way For Sustainable Entrepreneurship "Upcycling” is re-purposing something that would otherwise be considered waste — therefore upping its value and quality. Upcycling is an even greener version of recycling. Unlike the process of recycling, which involves consuming extra energy and resources, upcycling is the ultimate in reuse: no extra machinery or wasted resources necessary. Read more…
Should You Become a Fashion Designer? Thoroughly explore any occupation before making a decision. Do this by reading job descriptions and conducting informational interviews. Read more…
Six Fashion Careers of the Future The fashion industry has significantly evolved over the last 10 years and emerging trends are shifting companies’ priorities and the roles they are hiring for. Read more…
A stitch in time – new era for home sewing Television programs and YouTube tutorials are inspiring millions of people to make their own clothes Read more…
Finger knitting is officially the new arm knitting If you haven't been up to your elbows in chunky yarn recently, then you might not be on Pinterest. Arm knitting is the DIY trend currently sweeping the Internet, but another needle-free craft is also on the rise. Read more…
 


DRAPER BODY THERAPY® SLEEP LINERS
This Body Therapy® Sleep Liner offers therapeutic benefits while you sleep. The Sleep Liner allows you to use your already comfortable mattress, while helping to relieve soreness/tension throughout the body. The Draper Body Therapy Sleep Liner contains 85 % Celliant® (Polyester)/15% Recycled PET (Polyester). Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber, containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into a polyester fiber.
Learn more about this technology.
Shop for this technology>


MEN'S SOLID ACTIVE CAP
Dr. Cool's hats use a patented, chemical-free cooling mesh deigned by Coolcore- this lightweight billed cap will keep you cool, dry and comfortable in the sun. With an adjustable Velcro® band and moisture-wicking sweatband, this is the perfect hat for all your outdoor activities. Colors: Black, Monaco Blue, Red, and White.
Learn more about this technology.
Shop for this technology.


NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos TALA Techtextil North America Textile Communications
gif