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What is "Sateen" - Definition & Explanation

An imitation fabric of satin with a lustrous surface and usually made of cotton. Satin:A glossy surface fabric with a dull back made for use for draperies and upholstery but not recommended for heavy usage.
A smooth, strong, lustrous satin weave fabric made with cotton or other spun yarns. In a warp face satin, the most common, the filling yarns cross over one and under several warp yarns, thus mainly the warp yarns are visible on the face. In a filling face satin, the filling yarns cross under one and over several warp yarns thus the mainly the filling yarns are visible on the face.
Sateen is a fabric formed with a satin weave where the floats are perpendicular to the selvage of the goods.
Cotton or rayon in a filling-face weave. A weave construction for mercerized cotton fabrics, which produces a lustrous and smooth surface with the sheen in a filling direction. Carded or combed yarns are used. Better qualities are mercerized to give a higher sheen. Some are only calendered to produce the sheen but this disappears with sashing and is not considered genuine sateen. May be bleached, dyed, or printed. Difficult to make good bound buttonholes on it as it has a tendency to slip at the seams. Used in dresses, sportswear, blouses, robes, pijamas, linings for draperies, and bedspreads.
Sateen is made in a satin weave, in which warp (lengthwise) threads interlace with filling threads, resulting in a lustrous, smooth-faced, durable fabric.
A highly lustrous fabric usually made of merchandized cotton with a satin weave.
a) Fabric
A fabric made in sateen weave.
b) Weave
A weft-faced weave in which the binding places are arranged with a view to producing a smooth fabric surface that is free from twill (q.v.)
NOTE:
To prevent confusion with "satin", it is preferable to refer to this as "weft sateen weave".
A weave construction that has more yarn surface on the face of the cloth than other basic weaves giving a softer hand and more lustrous look. Also, cloth made with carded or combed yarns that are usually mercerized, and has a very smooth, lustrous surface effect that resembles satin.
A smooth satin surface fabric woven with a floating thread to create a shimmer patina.
Cotton, some also made in rayon. Sateen, 5-harness, filling-face weave. Lustrous and smooth with the sheen in a filling direction. Carded or combed yarns are used. Better qualities are mercerized to give a higher sheen. Some are only calendared to produce the sheen but this disappears with washing and is not considered genuine sateen. May be bleached, dyed, or printed. Difficult to make good bound buttonholes on it as it has a tendency to slip at the seams.
Sateen Fabric:A fabric made from yarns with low luster, such as cotton or other staple length fibers. The fabric has a soft, smooth hand and a gentle, subtle luster. Sateen fabrics are often used for draperies and upholstery.
Sateen Weave - A variation of the satin weave, produced by floating fill yarns over warp yarns

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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