Silk satin fabric is a very special type of satin weave and is made only of silk. It both looks and feels incredibly luxurious and doesn’t cling, attract static electricity, or get hot like synthetic materials do.
Lower quality satin weaves are made of synthetic fibres, but pure stretch silk satin is very special and has been highly prized by dressmakers, tailors and interior decorators throughout history. Buy silk satin fabric by the yard and you’ll have the potential to create many beautiful fashion and dècor projects.
Breathable, lightweight and touchably soft — silk satin feels as good as it looks.
The term satin refers to the way of weaving the silk fibres. The warp threads are floated above the other fibres in the fabric to create the smooth, shiny and seamless surface of the satin. Since stretch silk satin is made from pure silk, it breathes just as you would expect from a natural fiber. This makes the fabric comfortable and versatile, as well as beautiful.
The dramatic way that this fabric drapes makes it very popular with fashion designers and the ideal choice for decadent eveningwear. It is available in a wide range of colours and prints — the hues appearing vibrant and crisp. For example, you can find paisley satin fabric, baroque satin fabric, crushed satin fabric and much more.