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Brand Spotlight – The Amazing Temple Coffee Roasters

DELUSIONMFG has continued to find ways to truly connect and support all our clients, our next step has been adding the Brand Spotlight to our repertoire.

By recognizing brands that we have worked with, we are able to not only assist in bringing more traffic to their business but also give companies a platform to speak about their brand and experience with us.

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This collaborative effort will also assist new or existing companies in receiving insight into the world of custom head-wear and how it can positively influence and drive sales and traffic.

All companies were asked a series of questions to gain information about their brand, influences, style, experiences with adding custom head-wear, and satisfaction with our company.

This week we are featuring a longtime client of ours and highly recognized company:

Temple Coffee Roasters

Tell us a little about your brand (location, type of business, message, what makes you unique, etc.).

We are a rapidly growing specialty coffee roaster based out of the lovely Sacramento, CA. We are composed of one roasterie and five cafes serving Sacramento and Davis. We respect coffee in all its forms- from when it’s grown on a coffee plant to when we roast it to when we serve it. We are meticulous and passionate about sharing our love of coffee with every one of our customers!

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What are some of your influences when creating artwork and branding options? As well as how you create your artwork.

Our customers are our influences. We want to create artwork that is unique, fun, but still trendy.

What are you most proud of regarding your brand or business, what makes you guys unique?

We put an immense amount of care into every product we sell, whether that’s our specialty coffee beans, drinks in the cafe, or our retail products. We strive to make every customer’s experience the best one they’ve ever had.

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What was the main reason you decided to introduce fully custom headwear for your brand?

We wanted a fun way for our loyal customers to wear our brand without it being too overt.

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What is one of the main reasons that you enjoy working with DELUSION MFG?

We always enjoy the great and friendly customer service DELUSIONMFG provides! The ability to do fully custom headwear. DELUSIONMFG is one of the easiest vendors we have ever had the pleasure to work with.

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In closing, where can customers interact with you online and follow your brand & business as you continue to grow!

Feel free to visit our website where you can learn some more about us, and even order some of our signature blends and merchandise at: https://www.templecoffee.com

We are also very active on our social media accounts as well, feel free to give us a follow!

Instagram: @templecoffee

Facebook: Temple Coffee Roasters

Twitter: @templecoffee

We hope you enjoyed a brief background on Temple Coffee Roasters, who continues to set industry standards in their specialty niche.

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DELUSIONMFG will continue to help promote and market others, as building these strong relationships before, during and after producing a product is such an important aspect of our company.

If you are interested in being featured, feel free to comment or shoot us an email. We are working on having an automated form for all interested to make this process even easier!

Make sure to explore our blog for more Brand Spotlight posts and also a collection of post pertaining to anything from creating, growing and maintaining your custom merchandise.

Want your brand to be featured in our spotlight? Apply here.

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Twill fabric explained for newbies

Fabric Insight: Twill Fabric Explained for Newbies

Twill is a weaving practice used widely in the textile industry for a long time. Twill fabric weave is characterized by diagonal lines and ridges, unlike plain or satin weave. The Denim, foulard, or the shirt you wear every day could probably be twilled.

Twilled fabric weave has often darker color on the front and a lighter shade inside. So how does this work? On a weaving loom, the yarn running vertically is the warp, and the yarn running horizontally is the weft. 

For a twill, the weft runs over, and under more than one warp yarn, when the pattern is offset on the next run, the weave repeats on three or more picks and diagonal ribs are created on the face of the fiber. Technically, any textile fiber could be woven into a twill pattern.

Why Twill Fabric?

The twilled fabric has high thread count, and the filling yarns passes over one and under multiple warp threads making the woven fabric opaque, durable, and versatile. The minimal interlacing as compared to other weaves supports the free movement of the yarns resulting in well draped and softer textiles. Creasing and stains are less noticeable in twilled fabrics due to uneven exterior making it ideal for sturdy work clothing and upholstery.

Uses of Twills

Twills can be applied in various ways. It is more appropriate to classify them based on the woven sides. Even-sided and Warp-faced twill are generally in use. Foulard or neckties, herringbone, houndstooth are few Even-sided twills. Chino, gabardine, Denim are some warp-faced twills.

Even-Sided Twill

Foulard or Neckties

Lightweight twill weaves are used for men’s foulard. Foulard is the French word for scarves or neckties. Usually, twilling is done using silk yarns or polyester, or a mix of both. Although these textile pieces look thin, the twill interweave makes them strong and lasts longer.

Herringbone Twill

This twill weave is one of the most popular fabrics known for its elegance and professional appearance. The weave resembles broken zigzag, more like the bones of a herring fish and is usually woven using wool yarns. It is also called broken twill weave, with V-shaped patterns. These are used in making suits, sweaters, and most outerwear.

Houndstooth

It is a fabric pattern twilled in dual-tone, characterized by abstract broken checks, usually in a black and white combo; other colors are also seamlessly paired. These are bit bolder than herringbone when repeated at larger sizes with sharp edges and wobble shapes. Usually woven using sheer wool yarn, for long blazers, overcoats, and suits. It is thick and durable drapes perfectly, creasing and soiling are less noticeable.

Warp-Faced Twill

Chino 

A twill textile made of 100% cotton and these days, cotton and synthetic blends is also used to twill chino fabric. They are typically khaki-colored, primarily used in making casual fits and trousers. The yarn twilled are lightweight and comfortable unlike heavy yarns used in Denim. The fabric is light and breathable and best worn in summer.

Denim

It is a strong twill textile that is warp-faced in which the weft passes under two or more warp threads closely woven, making the fabric strong and draped. Cotton yarns often dyed in indigo color are used to till. The warp thread is usually dyed leaving weft plain in most cases or is dyed after twilling for darker shades. Denim fabrics are sturdy and durable, stains & creases are less noticeable, and this hard-wearing twill is very popular and versatile.

Gabardine

Gabardine is twilled using worsted wool. It may also use cotton & textured polyester or its blend. It is warp-faced, tough, and tightly woven fabric with a visible diagonal pattern. Gabardine twills are mainly used in making suits, trousers, and overcoats. It is firm, durable and lustrous.

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Do you have any clothing that uses Twill fabric? Let us know in the comments below!