|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.
When were fibers developed and by whom?
The Hows and Whys
Learn what makes each fiber important
Yarn construction, spinning, colors and finishing.
SWEATER & YARN RESOURCE
See examples and learn about knit constructions, knit fabrics and yarn.
Identifying Textile fibers
SCIENCE PROJECT IDEAS
High School Science Projects involving fabrics. Have fun and learn.
Nancy Fendler of MaterialWise talks with designers and others in the textile industry who share their experience & what inspires them.
TEXTILE DICTIONARY (Recently Updated)
Learn Textile fiber and fabric terms.
PERFORMANCE FABRIC GLOSSARY
Terminology used to describe/discuss technical fabrics.
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.
Find Career Paths in the Apparel & Textile Industry
Learn about current research being performed at colleges and universities. Let us know about exciting projects at your school to add to our list!
Universities that offer degree programs in textile and related disiplines.
SENSIL® TEXTILE TRENDBOOK
See the latest trends for Spring/Summer 2019.