Satin Fabric

Satin Fabric

What is Satin? 

Satin is weaved by plain and twill weave. Satin has  lustrous surface on one side and duller surface on the other side. This fabric is formed with a satin weave using filament fibers such as silk, polyester or nylon.


  • Name of satin fabric is originated from name of Chinese port town: Zaitun is now known by the name Quanzhou.

  • Chinese textile artist creates long Satin robes.

  • It was first made available in Italy during the 12th century.

  • Satin was exotic trading item between the china, Arab, Western Europe during middle ages.

  • Satin was used to cover fine furniture, such as the ornate furniture at Versailles and many Victorian pieces.

What Makes it Stand Out

  • Wrinkle-resistant: Satin fabric do not get wrinkles easily as other fabrics, and thicker satins are less prone to wrinkles.
  • Satin is durable and has a beautiful drape. 

Texture   Buttery soft 
Fall Beautiful flowy drape 
Shine Glossy 
Sheer Yes

Application & Usage 

  • Used in apparel such as blouses, shirts, scarves, shirts and ties.
  • Used heavily in lingerie industry.
  • Used in beddings, curtains and drapes which lend a characteristic richness to the environment.
  • Used in accessories like Purses, clutches , scarves, headgear and shoes .

Clothing   Yes
Home Furnishing  Yes
Accessories  Yes

New Age Innovations 

It has became affordable due to the innovative manufacturing of the fabric as well as the introduction of Satin created with synthetic threads.

Care Instructions of Satin

  • Easily hand Wash or machine wash in cold water and use chemical free detergent.

  • Protect the satin fabric from direct sunlight to maintain its shine.

  • Avoid squeezing of  fabric after washing to maintain it structure and shape.

  • While ironing upside the fabric at temp between 100 to 140 degrees.

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