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Lightweight cotton sateen, Bohemian floral, red

Product code 130 53-0001

Lightweight cotton sateen with a smooth, slightly lustrous finish. Airy and comfortable. Made of pure cotton. Perfect for dresses, blouses, casualwear. Limited-edition Biedermeier print dates from the heyday of Bohemian textiles.

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Basic parameters
Width: 156 cm
Color: crimson
Content: 100% cotton
Weight (gsm): 112 gsm
Weight (mm): 26 mm
Drape: slightly supple
Period: 19th century
Pattern repeat: 112 cm
Minimum order: 0.2 m
Availability: limited edition
Shrinkage: 1–2 %
Certification: Oeko-Tex Standard 100 class 1

in stock 45 m

17.38 $/m

17.38 $/m without VAT


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Product description

Product description

This lightweight sateen, made of pure cotton, is perfect for making dresses and blouses and looks great in comfortable casualwear. Its satin weave gives it the smooth, lustrous surface that is characteristic of cotton sateen. It drapes in soft folds and holds its shape nicely in gathered skirts and puffed sleeves. If used in lined garments, we recommend selecting the sheerest lining fabric possible, such as habotai or voile.

Traditional product

By purchasing this fabric you are supporting European textile traditions. It is printed with the latest technology by a Czech textile printer with a century-long history. If you are looking for a quality print for garment making, not just patchwork, you’ll love this material.

Limited edition

This pattern is part of a limited-edition collection of historical patterns from Sartor Bohemia (all rights reserved) and is produced in limited quantities. Don’t miss your chance to take some home, we may not have it in stock again.

Premium cotton sateen

  • Woven with very fine yarn
  • High thread count
  • Quality cotton does not fray so fabric stays smooth
  • Latest printing technology
  • Top-quality, colorfast inks

We recommend this fabric for

  • Women’s blouses and shirts
  • Tunics
  • Scarves
  • Summer dresses
  • Gathered skirts and sleeves
  • Structured garments

Bohemian pattern in Biedermeier style

This bold floral pattern, set against the “Turkey red” so popular in the 19th century makes for a lively and dynamic fabric. This and similar prints are popular among Bohemian folklorists for the scarves that are an integral part of many regional folk costumes, or kroj.

This particular motif was created in 1835 by print designers at the Leitenberger textile works. The Leitenberger family launched their operations in the central Bohemian town of Kosmonosy at the end of the 18th century and successfully held their own on the European market against English and French competitors by offering “taste and affordability.”

Biedermeier was the dominant decorative style of the respectable middle class in early-to-mid 19th century Vienna and German-speaking central Europe. It derives from the Empire style.

Where you might use Biedermeier prints

  • Biedermeier costuming, roughly 1815–1848
  • Other 19th century styles, from Regency to Victorian
  • Contemporary design, to introduce a sense of grace, delicacy, and harmony
  • Any time you want to make a pretty blouse or dress


Machine wash 40°C. Because this fabric is fine, use a lower spin cycle; gentle handling will prolong your fabric’s lifespan. Iron on cotton setting, with or without steam.


Should I pre-shrink fabric before sewing?

Generally, pre-shrinking is needed for linen, cotton, and rayon, but for finer fabrics (light rayon, Tencel and modal) proceed with care – don't use hot water or a hot iron, simply launder the fabric the way you will be laundering the completed garment.

Is your product assortment always the same?

Most of our fabrics are one-time offers that last until they are sold out. However, some more popular items are always restocked or can be ordered on request. As a rule, this applies to notions, where the selection is pretty consistent, but may also include some types of fabric. Look at the product's availability value – it shows whether the goods are available while supplies last, in the core inventory or in a seasonal collection.

What is a seasonal collection?

The goods in the seasonal collection come directly from our verified manufacturers. We change up the colors on offer from season to season but fabric quality is always constant. For large (wholesale) orders, colors that have been sold out can be reordered individually.

What is a limited edition?

Limited editions are fabrics of exceptional quality or patterns that have been designed and produced exclusively under the Sartor brand. As a rule, they do not repeat and are therefore only available while supplies last. Don't miss your chance to own a true original.

Do you ship abroad?

Yes. We ship worldwide. The price of shipping is automatically calculated at checkout before payment after you select the country of delivery and the preferred carrier. If you do not find your country in the dropdown list, please contact us. You will find a rough overview of shipping costs in our shipping and payment terms.

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