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December 16, 2017


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

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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
This Athleisure Wear Won’t Stink… Even After a MONTH In their promo video, Ably promises, “You could literally wear this shirt to the gym every day for a month, and it’ll still smell new.” Read more…
Designer Uses Sustainable 3D Printing, Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not uncommon to see unique pieces of fashion that are so intricate and complex they almost belong in a museum. Read more…
Rag & Bone starts denim recycling program at specialty stores nationwide Rag & Bone will accept denim jeans from any brand and in exchange will provide a 20 percent discount on the purchase of full-price jeans. Read more…
Athleisure is still driving clothing sales This holiday shopping season, expect to see even more “athleisure” on the racks, and from more brands that you wouldn’t necessarily associate with that category. Read more…
The Winter Coat of the Future A company called Hemp Hoodlamb make their coats from a materials that is durable and natural: hemp. Read more…
 


MEN'S HORIZONTAL DR. COOL SHIRT
This shirt is constructed using Coolcore's patented chemical-free moisture and sweat activated material to make sweat work for you. Rather than a simple wicking technology, the material delivers three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation, and regulated evaporation to reduce the fabric's surface temperature by up to 30%. Unlike other workout shirts Dr. Cool is chemical-free so that cooling benefits last the life of the shirt.
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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.
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NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos TALA Textile Communications
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