A satin weave. The satin weave consists of an almost entirely warp-faced pattern.  If silk is used as material, it will be woven as satin, but if cotton or an artificial material is used, it is woven together weft-faced, producing sateen.  Warp-faced satin is satin where the warp is the dominant yarn facing out, weft-faced is the opposite of warp-faced.  The consistant warp is what gives satin the glossy sheen.

SATIN WEAVE -weft yarn goes over 4 or more warp threads and under one -the yarns on the surface catch the light and gives the fabric a shine -fabric is quite delicate as it can snag easily -used for satin and velvet satin

Velvet is a pile fabric. Velvet is most commonly woven as two layers above each others, then cut in the middle. The cut yarn leaves the velvet touch and finish.

pile weave velvet - Face to face (back) method of weaving cloth, where the knife cuts through the middle during weaving to produce 2 separate layers of velvet c.

Corduroy is a pile fabric. The weave is cut in the end, creating the touch and feel of corduroy.

Pile weave - Corduroy wefts span several warp, but the cut weft creates the familiar high raised wale cords.

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