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What is "Crepe-back Satin" - Definition & Explanation

A satin fabric in which highly-twisted yarns are used in the filling direction. The floating yarns are made with low twist and may be of either high or low luster. If the crepe effect is the right side of the fabric, the fabric is called satin-back crepe. Satin weave on the face and a crepe effect on the back obtained with twisted crepe yarns in the filling - 2 or 3 times as many ends as picks per inch. It is a soft fabric which is reversible. It is usually piece dyed. Very interesting effects can be obtained in a garment by using both sides in different parts of the garment, such as using the crepe side for the body and trim or binding with the satin part up.
A Two Faced Fabric In Which One Side Is Crepe And The Other Satin. Also Called Satin-back Crepe.
satin-back crepe, crepe-satin, or satin-crepe) satin weave on the face and a crepe effect on the back obtained with twisted crepe yarns in the filling - 2 or 3 times as many ends as picks per inch. It is a soft fabric which is reversible. It is usually piece dyed. Very interesting effects can be obtianed in a garment by using both sides, in different parts. eg the crepe side for the body and trim or binding with the satin part up.
A satin fabric in which highly-twisted yarns are used in the filling direction. The floating yarns are made with low twist and may be of either high or low luster. If the crepe effect is the right side of the fabric, the fabric is called satin-back crepe.
A satin fabric in which highly-twisted yarns are used in the filling direction. The floating yarns are made with low twist and may be of either.

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