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April 13, 2024


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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
Activewear allows Muslim women and girls to hit the court FOMO at school can come in so many forms, but with culturally appropriate activewear by Kalsoni, Muslim girls no longer have to be stuck on the literal sidelines. Read more…
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories announces creation of production-ready spider silk hybrid: BAM 1 BAM 1 is the result of selective breeding to maximize both robustness and the ratio of usable silk per cocoon. Read more…
Flexible device could monitor muscle injuries using nanomagnets The stretchable, durable device converts muscle movement into electrical signals that can be transmitted to a smartphone app for personalized injury rehabilitation. Read more…
Italy's Ohoskin partners with Recarbon to develop sustainable material The new material, produced by combining Ohoskin’s leather alternative made from orange and cactus byproducts with Recarbon’s recycled carbon fibre, Read more…
Activewear eliminates sweat with volcanic sand Boulder, Colo.-based company 37.5® Technology has harnessed particles of volcanic minerals and activated carbon from coconuts to create thermoregulating fabrics used in athleisure wear. Read more…
 


Black Pocket Light n Tight Hi-Rise Capri 20
Say hello to the first in our new, more eco-friendly line-up. These capris are made from recycled water bottles but offer the same soft and compressive performance of the original Light n Tight line. The fitted design and high-quality fabric contours to your shape, & stay in place for a frictionless, effortlessly flattering look.

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ZYIA - Item 1529 - Men's Black Track Shorts - Long
We designed these track shorts to be unlined, for the athlete that likes to keep his options open. We also designed them to last, with features like double top-stitched hems, gasket-finished zippers. There are also 4 generous pockets & made with anti-chafe seams, just a hint of stretch and plenty of wicking performance.

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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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