Sewers and crafters use satin for a wide range of projects. It is great for making formal garments, dance wear, and for lining garments. It can also be used for decoration projects for parties or for home use. This buying guide will help you consider a number of factors to find the perfect satin fabric for any project you have in mind.
Best Satin Fabrics
Here are our satin fabric reviews.
This Rose Flavor satin fabric is available in twelve different solid colors. It can be machine washed in warm water, but should be air dried. It is sold in pieces of either one, three, five or ten yards and is suitable for creating garments and decorations.
- Machine washable
- 100% polyester satin
- 60 inch width
This Barcelonetta satin fabric comes in either 5 or 10 yard pieces and is 60 inches wide. It is available in six different solid colors. It should be washed in warm water with mild soap and air dried. This fabric is suitable for creating formal gowns, lining dresses or skirts, and even home decor projects such as table cloths.
- 100% polyester
- Great for draping
- Lustrous surface
This SyFabrics satin fabric features a beautiful flower and peacock design and is available in ten different colors. It is made from a poly/nylon blend and is great for clothing, bags, and crafts. It is cut to order so you can get just as much as you need for your project.
- poly/nylon blend
- Satin sheen
- Cut to order
This Fabric Exchange satin fabric features a jacquard finish with a subtle floral pattern. Its slight shine sets this pattern off to perfection as the fabric moves. This fabric can be ordered by the yard so that you can get exactly as much as you need. It is suitable both for garment creation and decoration projects.
- Available in several solid colors
- Subtle floral pattern
- Slightly shiny finish
This New Star Fabrics white satin fabric is suitable for evening gowns, dress linings, and table cloths. The fabric is easy to take care of because it can be machine washed in cold water on the delicate setting. It should be line dried. The fabric is 58 inches wide and is sold by the 20 yard roll.
- Soft and lightweight
- 58 inches wide
- Shiny finish
Satin Fabric Buyer’s Guide
There are a number of factors to consider when selecting satin fabric for your project. Satin fabric is typically used for garments such as formalwear, dance wear, and for lining garments. It also is often used for decor projects from curtains to table runners and chair sashes.
One factor to consider when purchasing satin fabric is what color scheme or print you have in mind. Some of the fabrics in this buying guide are available in a range of solid colors, while others are available in prints. Some are even decorated with embroidery and sequins. They are also available in either shiny or matte finishes, so you have a wide range of options to create any look you want whether you are creating a garment or a decoration project.
Another factor to consider is how much fabric you need to complete your project. Some of the fabrics in this buying guide are available by the yard, so that you are able to get exactly how much you need for your project, whether large or small. Other fabrics in the guide are available by the bolt or roll and are better suited for large scale projects such as ceiling drapes or chair sashes.
A third factor to consider when selecting fabric is the care that it will require. Many of the fabrics in this buying guide are made of 100% polyester and can be machine washed in cold water and tumble dried on a low setting, while some fabrics in the guide need to be hand washed.
This buying guide will help you select the perfect satin fabric for any project you have in mind, whether small or large in scale.