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Clothing & Textiles

Textiles have played a rich part in our lives. They are constructed of many materials and techniques, and they have been made from natural fibers such as cotton, flax, silk or wool or from man-made fibers such as rayon, nylon, and polyester. Textiles can be simple in structure and composition, or they can be composite objects incorporating many materials like quills, beads, metals, paints, bones, shells, feathers, and leathers.

Useful Links

FabricLink is an innovative educational resource and communication link developed for the textile/apparel/retail industry and its consumers.

Essential Living Skills - Apparel Management is a curriculum that guides participants through evaluating their wardrobes, making wise clothing purchases, basic sewing techniques, and good laundry practices.

Laundry Information

Laundry On Your Own

Understanding Label Care