FCS 2200 - Textiles

A wide range of textile products exist on the market. Textile products are composed of six general components that, in different compensations, give a textile product its individual characteristics. These general components are fiber content, yarn structure, fabric construction, color, surface design and finish.
It is important for the student to have a thorough knowledge of these components and how they work together to affect fabric behavior, along with a knowledge of current textile labeling laws and requirements related to selection and care of textile products.

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  Marlene R. Breu, PH.D.
Professor
Textile and Apparel Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Western Michigan Unversity
3408 Kohrman Hall
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5322
Phone 269.387.3434
Fax 269.387.3353
E-mail Dr. Breu