Twill Fabric

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What is Twill Fabric?

  • The pattern of diagonal parallel ribs is characteristic of the twill weave, which is a form of textile weave. 
  • It is a basic form of textile weave, along with plain weave and satin, which are the other two essential types. 
  • The typical diagonal pattern is achieved by passing the weft thread over one or more warp threads, then under two or more warp threads, and so on, with a "step," or offset, between rows to provide the desired effect. 
  • Because of its construction, twill has a tendency to drape well.
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Types of Twill fabric

Natural twill

There are a few different kinds of twill fabric made from natural fibers like cotton.

Synthetic twill

There are also other kinds of twill cloth, like those made from synthetic fibers like polyester.

Zigzag twill

A twill with a diagonal pattern is the most prevalent variety of this weave, and it is the most easily recognized.

Herringbone twill

Despite what some textile experts believe, herringbone is essentially a twill-derived fabric. Weft and warp threads of various colors are used to create a unique zigzag pattern in this fabric.

Diamond twill

When seen as a whole piece of cloth, diamond twill has the impression of diamonds that are constructed from a number of lines that are arranged in a circular pattern. These diamonds are spread out throughout the cloth in a manner that is parallel to one another. This particular style of twill is not only often seen as a pattern on carpets, but it is also sometimes used in the production of clothing.

What Makes it Stand Out


It has a soft, and ridged texture.


Among other uses, twill is well-suited for apparel and bedding, because of its soft drape.


There is no sheerness in the weave, so all twill textiles have excellent opacity, making them ideal for curtains, home furnishings, and apparel.


Because it can resist a lot of wear and tear and has a high level of durability, twill fabric is an excellent choice for both clothes and upholstery.

Applications & Usage


Jeans, jackets, shirts, chinos, etc.

Home Furnishing

Blankets, cushion covers, bed sheets, curtains, carpets, rugs, etc.

Care Instructions

  • Set the machine to gentle. Be sure you wash similar items together, and be sure you use a good-grade liquid or powder detergent. 
  • Do not soak, bleach, massage, wring, or tumble the fabric.
  • Dry either face down or hung up.
  • Iron the opposite side using a warm iron.
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