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August 24, 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
How to fold a fitted sheet Folding fitted sheets can be messy and time-consuming if you don’t have a good strategy on how to do it. This video shows how you can neatly fold your fitted sheets. Read more…
This is why t-shirts get those tiny holes Have you ever bought a new T-shirt and then literally weeks later found an annoying hole near the bottom, just staring back at you in jest? It may not be what you think it is. Read more…
This year's big fashion trend? Modesty! Modesty is having a fashion moment. A code of dressing including raised necklines and falling hemlines has reached the high street through brands like Cos and Zara. Read more…
17 Real Brides Who Wore Swoon-Worthy Backless Wedding Dresses Backless gowns are nothing short of show-stopping. And whether your sartorial sensibility skews more classic or contemporary, there’s a style that’s sublime for you. Read more…
Designed to never lose its shape, this might be the most comfortable T-shirt I’ve worn Made from a proprietary fabric blend of Pima Cotton, TENCEL, and Spandex, the Go-To Tee is designed to wick moisture and never shrink while staying soft and stretchy. Read more…
 


DRAPER BODY THERAPY® GRAY INFINITY SCARF
This comfortable and fashionable Infinity Scarf can easily be folded and draped around the shoulders and neck, providing protection from the elements and keeping your shoulders and neck loose and limber. The Draper Body Therapy Gray Infinity Scarf contains 37 % Celliant® (Polyester) and 63% Cotton. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber which contains a proprietary blend of minerals which have been extruded into a polyester fiber.
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DR. COOL WRAP
Wrap your injuries in a choice of three sizes: Small (3"), Medium (4"), or Large (6"). The wrap replaces traditional bags of ice and combines cold therapy with compression to help reduce swelling and speed recovery. Use the Small ice wrap on your wrist, ankle or foot. Use the Medium wrap as an injury wrap on your knee, elbow or ankle. With a Dr. Cool ice wrap, your injury won’t hold you back.
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NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos TALA IFAI Expo 2017 Textile Communications
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