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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
New smart fibre can emit light, generate electricity: Journal Science The fibre itself enables wireless visual–digital interactions without the need for extra chips or batteries on textiles, the abstract of the paper in the journal said. Read more…
Fast-growing Hoka shoe brand takes aim at Nike Founded in Annecy, France, by two athletes in search of a shoe that made running feel more like flying, the brand was scooped up several years later by Deckers in 2013 and has been a high-flying addition to the portfolio ever since. Read more…
This fabric recycling company was going to change fashion. Why did it suddenly go bankrupt? Renewcell created tech to turn old cotton clothing into pulp for new fabric. But shortly after opening its first large factory, it has already stopped operating. Read more…
Fabrics in Interiors: Creative Possibilities as Architectural Elements Fabrics provides endless design possibilities; not only in the form of curtains, but also as practical architectural elements like partitions, ceilings, or even light and furniture pieces. Read more…
51 Neutral Bedroom Designs: Effortless Elegance For Peaceful Dreams Transforming your bedroom into a tranquil oasis begins with embracing the timeless appeal of a neutral palette. Read more…
 


ZYIA - Item 882 - Black Light N Tight Hi-Rise Crop 17
Our most popular leggings. This high-performance design offers a firm compression that feels oh-so-supportive whether you plan to run a marathon or just run the day. 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 4504 - Men' Black Clubhouse 1/4 Zip
Regardless of activity, you'll stay warm and fashion-forward in this buttery-soft long-sleeve shirt. Layer it up, or wear it alone—it feels incredibly soft against your skin, but always looks sharp. Our unbeatable four-way stretch fabric follows your every move without clinging.

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NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center ATA - Advance Textile Association 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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