Satin is a weave that typically has a glossy surface and a dull back. It has a silky feeling that is cool to the touch. Like luxury silk sheets, satin has a tendency to feel smooth. It has a matte or dull finish. It is mostly used to make blouses, shirts, scarves, ties, skirts, bedding's, curtains, gowns, lingerie's, jackets and ballet shoes. It is the best fabric for shirting.