Cotton and silk can be combined to make a hybrid fabric.This low luster material is derived from a cotton silk blend. This fabric has the sheen and look of silk with the added benefits of cotton. A superior blend together, this fabric is truly gorgeous. It’s great for all clothing (blouses, skirts, sarees,dresses, loungewear) to quilting and even home furnishings, pillow cases, and accessories. This beautiful fabric has a shiny side and a matte side. It is lightweight, absorbent and soft, though not as smooth as silk. The elasticity and feel of the fabric depends largely on the percentages used of each. Cotton blends come in all types of clothing, furniture coverings etc.