Difference Between Plain, Twill, Satin Weave – With 10 Factor

Md Mahedi Hasan

At first let’s see the structural difference between plain twill and satin weave respectively in the following picture

Structural difference between plain twill and satin

Plain Structure vs Twill Structure vs Satin Structure Weave
Plain Structure vs Twill Structure vs Satin Structure Weave

Plain Vs Twill Vs Satin

Here is the difference between Plain, Twill, Satin with 10 differentiator factor.

Differentiator factorsPlainTwillSatin
1. Construction:Interlace in alternate orderPronounced diagonal lineRearranged twill (Only one bending point at each end & picks in repeat)
2. According to binding:HighComparatively lowLowest
3. According to Abating (Longer float):LowestComparatively lowHighest
4. Appearance Texture11 Plain; face, back Same appearanceRegular twill: face, back side Same  Irregular twill: DifferentIf one side shows satin another side shows sateen
5. Thread Density (EPI/PPI)Lowest, because of high interlacementComparatively lowHighest Can be increased
6. Structure & FirmnessHigh firmnesslowLowest
7. ThicknessHighLowLowest
8. Cover factor (How much space the yarn Covered)LowComparatively highHighest
9. Seam StrengthHighLowLowest
10. Mass On GSMLowestLowHighest
Plain Twill satin difference

Learn about: Difference Between Satin and Sateen

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Md Mahedi Hasan

This is Mahedi Hasan, a Textile Engineer, as well as a Top Rated content writer at Upwork, Level 02 Seller at Fiverr, Level 02 Publisher at Ezoic. A passionate textile ad fashion content writer, fashion SEO expert, and fashion web designer. Having a B.Sc. in Textile Engineering from Textile Engineering College, Noakhali (TECN). Department is Apparel Engineering. Highly Experienced fashion writer for the last 3+ yrs. Established Textile Details Website website to enhance professional Fashion Blogging skills. Extensive 7 years of experience on wholesale clothing business.


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