weave that has more yarn surface on the face of the cloth than other basic weaves giving a softer hand and more lustrous, shiny look. Cloth made with combed yarns that are usually mercerized and have a very smooth, lustrous surface effect
A four over and one under weave pattern. This places the most threads on the surface, making it very soft but slightly less durable than other weaves.
a weave structure that gives fabric a smooth finish and shows off shiny threads
A variation of the satin weave, produced by floating fill yarns over warp yarns.
Woven with four stitches over, one stitch under. Because this weave places the most threads on the surface of the sheet, sateen fabrics are very soft and luxurious.