Tackle Twill — 51″ Uncoated Sports Twill

$8.45

Orders for more than 40 yards may be shipped in multiple boxes

Uncoated Sports Twill — commonly known as Tackle Twill and Poly Twill — is our registered name for the fabric lettering used to decorate athletic apparel. Originally used for football, it is a very tough, durable material now used on all sports jerseys and cheerleading uniforms. UNCOATED is the entry point for all of the Tackle Twill products we offer.

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Price Per Yard $8.45 $7.35 $7.10 $6.30 $6.20
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Tackle Twill — 51″ Uncoated Sports Twill

$8.45

Orders for more than 40 yards may be shipped in multiple boxes

Uncoated Sports Twill — commonly known as Tackle Twill and Poly Twill — is our registered name for the fabric lettering used to decorate athletic apparel. Originally used for football, it is a very tough, durable material now used on all sports jerseys and cheerleading uniforms. UNCOATED is the entry point for all of the Tackle Twill products we offer.

PRICE PER YARD
Quantity 1–4 5–9 10–24 25–49 50+
Price Per Yard $8.45 $7.35 $7.10 $6.30 $6.20
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Sports Twill is a type of textile weave with parallel diagonal ridges on its face — or surface — side. The material is very strong and durable, which makes it a favorite for activewear applications. Made from 100% polyester filament yarn, 51″ UNCOATED Sports Twill has no adhesive backing — it’s just the fabric — and is shiny in its appearance. In its uncoated state, it is somewhat flimsy and tends to fray when cut. For this reason, we offer adhesive-backed versions which include stabilizers so that it’s easier to cut and handle. Our adhesive-backed versions are called Polyback, Pressure Sensitive PSA, Permanent and PSA Permanent. Some customers choose the Uncoated Sports Twill because they have their own adhesive systems or sprays, or they want to keep the applique as thin as possible. Here at Twill USA, we use the Uncoated Sports Twill as the first step in making Sublimated Tackle Twill and patches. It can be sewn together into pants or vests. Other popular uses include personalized patches, flags, table cloths, banners and pennants. It can also be used as an applique fabric for those who have an embroidery machine. Uncoated Sports Twill is our registered name for Tackle Twill fabric without an adhesive backing, which is commonly referred to as Uncoated Twill or Uncoated Poly-Twill, and competes against Stahls’ Uncoated Poly-TWILL™ and Dalco Athletic’s Poly-Pro Twill (Uncoated) in the marketplace. Sold in 1 yard increments up to 50+ yards. (View Adhesive Backing Options)

(NOTE: Color Chart should not be used for color matching)

(NOTE: Color Chart should not be used for color matching)

Recommended for use with the following fabrics: Acrylics, 100% Cotton, Polyester Knits (not Mesh), 100% Polyester, Poly-Cotton Blends, Poly Form and Cotton Caps. If sewing, then Uncoated Sports Twill works well with all previously listed fabrics plus Polyester Mesh and Nylon.

NOTE: Uncoated Sports Twill must be sewn down onto the garment(s).

Fabric letting has traditionally been sewn onto jerseys, but inventions patented by TwillUSA in the area of pressure-sensitive and permanent adhesive formulations allowed for decorating those athletic jerseys for the purpose of identifying player names, numbers and teams. This fabric became known as “Tackle Twill” because of its durability and use in full-contact sports, and TwillUSA takes its name from that fabric. Now, more than 40 years later, we manufacture more than 30 different HTV materials and fabrics in 100+ unique colors, patterns and textures. Our production facilities in Indiana & Nevada double as wholesale distribution centers for the United States, Canada and Mexico, allowing most UPS® Ground shipments ($10.00 Flat-Rate) to arrive at the customer’s doorstep in as little as 2 or 3 days.

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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.

What Is Uncoated 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. Uncoated products are exclusive to Sports Felt and Sports Twill because some customers may have their own adhesive systems or sprays (or they want to keep the applique as thin as possible), while Metallic Twill is available only as an adhesive-backed product. Here at Twill USA, we use the Uncoated Sports Twill as the first step in making Sublimated Twill and patches. Sold in 1 yard increments up to 50+ yards. Available in widths of 51″ only.

Do I Have To Sew The Design After Cutting It?

Yes, the edges must be sewn to prevent fraying. Uncoated Sports Twill does not have an adhesive backing. As such, it cannot be heat-pressed and must be sewn onto the garment instead. Depending on how clean it cuts, it can be overlayed with non-fraying material like HTV Sports Film, HTV Sports Flock or HTV Sports Glitter. NOTE: If you’re looking for No-Sew Tackle Twill, please consider the Permanent Sports Twill or PSA Permanent Sports Twill instead of Uncoated. (View Adhesive Backing Options)

How Long Does Uncoated Twill Last On The Garment?

It has been tested up to 50 wash and dry cycles in a home laundry environment without fraying, cracking or peeling.

What Blade Should I Use To Cut Uncoated Sports Twill?

60° blades work best for cutting Uncoated Tackle Twill. On some machines it’s called the “thick” blade.

Can I Cut Uncoated Sports Twill On A Tabletop Plotter?

Tabletop plotters aren’t 51″ wide, so the material will need to be cut down first. However, once properly sized, this fabric cuts clean on all desktop cutters including Cricut and Silhouette Cameo. ALL forms of cutting work — laser, plotter, flat-bed plotter, die cutting and shearing.

Does Uncoated Sports Twill Feature An Adhesive Backing?

UNCOATED Sports Twill means “No adhesive backing. Just the fabric.” In its uncoated state, it is somewhat flimsy and tends to fray when cut. For this reason, we offer adhesive-backed versions which include stabilizers so that it’s easier to cut and handle. Our adhesive-backed versions are called Polyback, Pressure Sensitive PSA, Permanent and PSA Permanent.

Can I Use Uncoated Sports Twill To Embroider Custom Patches?

Yes. The poly-backed 51″ Uncoated Sports Twill works perfectly for embroidering patches.

Can I Sublimate Onto Uncoated Sports Twill? Which Tackle Twill Product Is Best For Sublimation?

Yes. We recommend sublimating onto Uncoated Tackle Twill as the temperature required for sublimation is higher than the temperature at which Hot-Melt Adhesives 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).

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