Satin is a cloth that typically has a glossy surface and a dull back. A textile is a flexible material comprised of a network of natural or artificial Fibres often referred to as thread or Yarn. It is a warp-dominated weaving technique that forms a minimum number of interlacings in a fabric. In Weaving, the warp is the set of lengthwise Yarns through which the Weft is woven This article describes textile weaving For other senses of this word see Weaving (disambiguation. If a fabric is formed with a satin weave using filament fibers such as silk, nylon, or polyester, the corresponding fabric is termed a "satin". Satin weave is one of the three important Textile weaves. (The other two are Plain weave and Twill weave Staple is a term referring to naturally formed clusters or locks of Wool fibres throughout a fleece that are held together by cross fibres Silk is a natural Protein Fiber, some forms of which can be woven into Textiles The best-known type of silk is obtained from cocoons Overview Nylon is a Thermoplastic silky material first used commercially in a nylon- Bristled Toothbrush (1938 followed more famously by Polyester is a category of Polymers which contain the Ester Functional group in their main chain If the yarns used are short-staple yarns such as cotton, the fabric formed is considered a sateen. Staple is a term referring to naturally formed clusters or locks of Wool fibres throughout a fleece that are held together by cross fibres Cotton is a soft staple Fibre that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant ( Gossypium sp Sateen is a Cotton fabric with a Satin -like finish often found in bed sheets
A satin-woven fabric tends to have a high luster due to the high number of "floats" on the fabric. Floats are "missed" interlacings, where the warp yarn lies on top of the weft yarn, or vice versa. In Weaving, the warp is the set of lengthwise Yarns through which the Weft is woven WEFT Champaign 901FM is a Community radio station in Champaign Illinois, founded in 1981 and owned by Prairie Air Inc The floats tend to make the fabric look glossier as well as give it a smoother "hand" in most cases.
Many variations can be made of the basic satin weave including a Granite weave and a Check weave. Satin weaves, twill weaves, and plain weaves are the three basic types of weaving by which the majority of woven products are formed. Satin weave is one of the three important Textile weaves. (The other two are Plain weave and Twill weave Twill is a type of fabric woven with a pattern of diagonal parallel ribs Plain or tabby weave is the most basic of the three fundamental types of Textile weaves.
Satin is commonly used in apparel: satin baseball jackets, athletic shorts, women's lingerie, nightgowns, and evening gowns, but also in some men's boxer shorts, shirts and neckties, interior furnishing fabrics, upholstery, and bed sheets. "Hot Pants" redirects here For the James Brown song see Hot Pants (song Shorts are a Garment worn by both men and women over Lingerie is a term for fashionable and alluring women's Undergarments It derives from the French word linge, "washables" — as in faire le linge A nightgown (also called a nightdress) is a loosely hanging item of Nightwear nowadays mostly for women. An evening gown is a long flowing lady's Dress usually worn to a formal affair Boxer shorts (also known as loose boxers or as simply boxers) are a type of Underwear worn by men The necktie (or tie) is a long piece of cloth worn around the neck resting under the shirt collar and knotted at the throat A bed sheet is a large piece of cloth used to cover a Mattress. It is also used in the production of pointe shoes for use in ballet. Pointe shoes, also incorrectly referred to as toe shoes, are a special type of shoe used by Ballet dancers for pointework. Ballet is a formalized form of Dance with its origins in the French court further developed in France and Russia as a Concert dance
Satin began in the Middle Ages as a term for the more lustrous types of the heavy and luxurious silk fabric samite. Samite was a luxurious and heavy Silk fabric worn in the Middle Ages, of a Twill -type weave, often including gold or silver thread