Satin Fabric Product Guide

Satin can be made with silk, but the more popular polyester version is also silky smooth but at a more affordable price. You can use it to make everything from gowns to tablecloths for a special occasion. You can choose from many colors and textures, shiny or matte, but no matter what satin you select it’s always associated with lavish softness with that signature satin sheen.

Standard satin, known as bridal satin, can be used for any type of gown. It’s a medium weight satin with a sleek sheen and has a lovely drape fit for a bride.

Crepe back satin is smooth and opaque, and really shiny. The back has a matte crepe texture. This satin is lightweight and drapes wonderfully with the added benefit of being reversible. Premium crepe back satin is heavier than the regular and is a good choice for many apparel projects, especially formal wear.

Stretch satin is perfect for apparel that needs to form well to the body. It’s lightweight, drapes well, and it’s smooth and shiny surface almost feels like silk.

Matte satin (also known as peau de soie satin) has a matte finish with a very soft sheen. It’s lightweight, drapes beautifully, and can create lovely volume.

Jacquard satin is unique because of its floral print and varied textures. The background has a smooth sheen while the floral print is slightly rougher.

Rosette satin is unique because it has a 3D look with swirls that resemble roses.

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I have to make a satin Pillow case as my hair and scalp are sore from hair loss (chemo) which would be best?
A shopper on May 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Charmeuse is a lighter weight satin, which would be better for pillow cases:
on matte satin, what side faces out? shiny or dull side?
Davidl on Dec 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Typically the matte side is the "correct" side.
I am looking for satin combined with silk, but still very shiny?can you help?
A shopper on Aug 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, we don't carry any silk satins. The closest fabrics we have are silk habutae, which is lighter weight and not as shiny as satin, and silk taffeta, which is stiffer and heavier than satin.