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What is "Peau Satin" - Definition & Explanation

Satin fabric of silk or a manufactured fiber that is woven in a heavy twill weave. The fabric is easily draped and used for bridal gowns and evening wear.
A heavy twill weave drapeable satin fabric, made of silk or a manufactured fiber, and used for bridal gowns and evening wear.

Some other terms

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A numerical designation of yarn size indicating the relationship of length to weight. The number of warp yarns (ends) and filling yarns (picks) per inch in a woven fabric, or the number of wales...
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Refers to the process of washing with a cellulase enzyme -one which attacks the cellulose in the fabric- giving it a used, worn appearance and a desirable soft hand. The effect is similar to stone...

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