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March 20, 2019


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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 (Reently 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
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…
Textile Art is on the Rise Among Designers & Collectors Textiles don’t immediately come to mind when thinking about art. But as observers of the creative worlds have noticed, the much heralded crossover between design, craft, and art has upended traditional categories. Read more…
Watch The Bulletproof Suit Watch a test of a lightweight garment that not only looks professional, but can also act as reliable body armor. Read more…
Fabric both insulates and ventilates Univ. of Maryland - The new fabric alternates between insulating and providing ventilation by responding to the wearer’s perspiration. Read more…
Advances in smart medical textiles A series of novel developments in medical textiles see smart textiles coupled with smart design to deliver benefits to both patients and medical professionals. Read more…
 


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