It’s a fabric composed of three layers: the lining, the padding and the cover.

The fabric uses the quilting, a form of stitch, to hold the padding on the place.

The quilting not only holds the padding, but it also forms a high level pattern, that embellishes the quilt.

Perhaps the quilting most know it’s the matelassé, shown above in a pink quilt and below in a Chanel bag:


Bibliography: Callan, Georgina O’Hara; Enciclopédia da Moda: De 1840 À Década de 90: Companhia das Letras, 2010.



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