Tackle Twill — 16.5″ Permanent Sports Twill
Permanent Sports Twill is a heat seal product designed to be laser-cut and heat-pressed onto garments without sewing. Similar to PSA Permanent except it does not have the peel-and-stick component. Its thick, 5-Mil non-PVC adhesive will not burn from laser cutting while it simultaneously prevents fraying. Available in 40 colors.
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With production facilities in Indiana and Nevada, Twill USA makes Heat Transfer Vinyl (“HTV”) and Tackle Twill fabrics for the sports apparel industry. Your business is very important to us. Please email any questions or concerns to Sales@TwillUSA.com with your information attached or call (866) 806-9120 for immediate assistance. Hours of operation are 8:00 AM–5:30 PM ET. Our USA-based Customer Service Team will help you to set up an account. A business application and resale certificate may be required for business accounts. All orders must be paid by credit card unless NET 30 Terms have been approved (see Payment Methods). We cannot be held responsible for errors on phone orders. To ensure accuracy, we recommend written purchase orders (“POs”) or written confirmation whenever possible.
Permanent Twill FAQs
What Is Permanent Sports Twill?
Tackle Twill is a generic name for the fabric lettering used to decorate athletic jerseys. Originally used for football, it is a very tough, durable material now used on all sports and cheerleading uniforms. Our registered version of it is called Sports Twill. Permanent Sports Twill is a heat seal product designed to be laser-cut and heat-pressed onto garments without sewing. Similar to PSA Permanent except it does not have the peel-and-stick component.
Why Buy Our Permanent Sports Twill?
As the manufacturer, we offer Permanent Tackle Twill in more colors than anyone else. Available in 40 colors — White, Tan, Cream, Black, Gray, Eagle Gray, Charcoal Gray, Cyan, Quebec, Cobalt, Columbia, Navy Blue, Royal Blue, Dark Royal, Lilac, Purple, Pink, Neon Pink, Greek Pink, Red, Devil Red, Cardinal Red, Maroon, 49er Burgundy, Brown, Shark Teal, Neon Green, Kelly Green, Dark Green, Orange, Burnt Orange, Texas Orange, Safety Orange, Tennessee Orange, Gold, Old Gold, Light Gold, Vegas Gold, Maize and Neon Yellow. Compare that to Dalco Athletic’s 17 colors and Stahls’ 16 colors. Why buy from JOANN, Hobby Lobby, Michaels® or other middlemen online when you can purchase direct from the manufacturer? Twill USA has dozens of Heat Transfer Materials in hundreds of colors, warehouses in Nevada and Indiana for fast delivery, plus $10.00 flat-rate shipping on all orders. Contact our USA-based Customer Service Team at (866) 806-9120 or email email@example.com with any questions or concerns.
Can Permanent Sports Twill Be Layered?
This product can be used as a background layer only, and should not be used as the middle ground or foreground material. If layering is important, please consider our PSA / PSA Permanent Sports Twill or PSA / PSA Permanent Metallic Twill or or another applique material like Sports Felt instead, which can be layered 2 or 3 layers thick for multicolor designs.
Is the Permanent Sports Twill Free of PVCs?
The Sports Twill and our proprietary Hot-Melt Adhesives are 100% free of Polyvinyl Chloride (“PVC”). PVC contains dangerous chemical additives that can be harmful to your child’s health.
What Applications Is Permanent Sports Twill Used For?
Many customers use this material to create patches and emblems for work shirts or caps, and it is especially popular for embellishing hats with the initials of a city (i.e. NYC). Other uses include player names and numbers for sports jerseys, or as the background for multicolor, multi-material designs. NOTE: Green transfer tape is necessary for applying player names, otherwise you’ll need to measure the placement of each letter.
Can I Cut Permanent Sports Twill On A Tabletop Plotter?
This fabric cuts clean on all desktop cutters including Cricut and Silhouette Cameo. All forms of cutting work on the Permanent Sports Twill — laser, plotter, flat-bed plotter, die cutting and shearing.
What Blade Should I Use To Cut Permanent Sports Twill?
60° blades work best for cutting 16.5″ PSA Sports Twill. On some machines it’s called the “thick” blade.
Does Permanent Sports Twill Feature An Adhesive Backing?
How Long Does Permanent Sports Twill Last On The Garment?
We have tested this material up to 50 wash and dry cycles in a home laundry environment without fraying, cracking or peeling.
Can I Use Permanent Sports Twill To Embroider Custom Patches?
Yes. The Permanent Sports Twill works perfectly for embroidering patches or emblems.
Do I Have To Sew The Permanent Sports Twill Design After Cutting It?
This is a heat seal product designed to be heat-pressed onto garments. If sewing is important, please consider our Polyback, PSA or PSA Permanent Sports Twill instead, which can be sewn on or heat-pressed then sewn onto the garment, respectively.
Does The P600 5-Mil 49.5″ Permanent Adhesive Gum Up Sewing Needles?
Permanent Sports Twill is a heat seal product designed to be laser-cut and heat-pressed onto garments. This is sometimes referred to as “No Sew Applique.” As such, UNLESS you’re merrowing patches or emblems, we do not recommend this product (or its P600 5-Mil Permanent Adhersive) for sewing.
Can I Sublimate Onto PSA Sports Twill? Which Tackle Twill Product Is Best For Sublimation?
No. We do not recommend sublimating onto Tackle Twill with an adhesive backing as the temperature required for sublimation is higher than the temperature at which the Hot-Melt Adhesive will activate. In our experience, this causes the glue to “come up” through the surface of the print. Therefore, we recommend sublimating onto Uncoated Sports Twill first, then applying PS965 5-Mil PSA Permanent Adhesive afterwards, which allows for heat pressing or sewing the transfer onto the garment(s).