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June 25, 2022


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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 properties, and how they are used in in apparel, home furnishings and other textile products. Resources include a Textile Dictionary, Performance Fabric Glossary, Fashion Trends, Sustainable Fashion, 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
School Science Projects involving fabrics. Have fun and learn.

Special Features

SUSTAINABILITY
Education, Information & Inspiration. Eco-Video Vault helps the learning. Write your own sustainability story.

INNOVATIVE DISCOVERIES VIDEOS (NEW)
Videos & information on the new technologies & fabrics that improve the quality, comfort, performance & sustainability of the clothes you wear & the home textiles you use.

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 (Recently Updated)
Learn Textile fiber and fabric terms.

PERFORMANCE FABRIC GLOSSARY
Terminology used to describe/discuss technical fabrics.

ECO-GLOSSARY
Learn terms, such as fast fashion, transparency, upcycling....

FABRICLINK GUIDES
Find Educational Pages about technical fabrics, How to Make Your Clothes Last, News Releases, Articles.

TOP 10 TEXTILE INNOVATION AWARDS
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 Autum/Winter 2020-21.

NEWS & VIEWS
CANADA'S VEGETO LAUNCHES MILKWEED INSULATION MATERIAL FOR CLOTHING The new innovative product represents a preferred, eco-friendly solution for the outdoor clothing and equipment market, notably jackets, handwear and sleeping bags. Read more…
The Tender Art of “Visible Mending” Visible mending is widely used among menders as a mode of expression and a means to protest buying new or throwing away objects that have fallen out of use. Read more…
Want to resell your clothes? Or looking to spruce up your closet? Here are some websites to do it. Reselling and buying used clothes is good for your wallet and the environment. Read more…
This $15 Laundry Find Completely Transformed The Way I Dry Clothes in My Tiny Studio Apartment if you’re tired of not having a dedicated space to dry your delicates but don’t want something big and bulky taking up room in your tiny space, this is the answer you’ve been looking for. Read more…
SCIENTISTS UNCOVER THE SECRETS OF A PLASTIC-DESTROYING ENZYME Chemists unlock the secrets of a plastic-eating bacterium, hoping to harness them for good. Read more…
 


ZYIA - Item 107 - White Bomber Bra
A customer favorite, our vented Bomber bra offers a beautiful blend of form and function so perfect, you're going to want to stock up. The bomber provides medium all-day support without hardware, making it as easy to own as it is to wear. A flattering, supportive fit and charming racer back detail will make you want to show it off.

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ZYIA - Item 1197 - Dark Gray Peak Zipper Jogger (Long) 31
Inspired by classic athletic warm-up pants, these joggers offer the super-smooth feel and performance of our four-way stretch legging fabric, but in the casual cut of a jogger. The elastic cuffs have stylish vertical zippers to make it easy to take off without removing your shoes.

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NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center Outdoor Retailer Material Wise - Your podcast on Material Matters INDA - Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos Fashion for Profit Consulting Textile Communications Techtextil North America
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