Satin Fabrics

This collection of satin fabric by the yard feature a variety of weights, fibers and sheens. Satin is characterized by long floats of the warp or filling on the face of the fabric. Traditionally the term Satin was used to refer to fabrics made from silk (and later rayon), but now primarily refer to the lustrous weave which can be made from any fiber, including cotton and wool. Charmeuse is a drapey, lightweight satin fabric while Duchess is a low luster, heavy satin fabric.