This novelty weave fabric, from James Thompson Inc., is a double cloth weave that has a quilt like diamond stitch pattern. A double cloth weave is when the fabric has two or more sets of warp and one or more sets of weft yarns that are interlaced to form a two layer cloth. When washed, this unique weave allows the diamond shaped inset to puff up, giving a textured look and feel. This is a nice weighted 100% cotton fabric that has an endless amount of uses. It is great for apparel that would call for upholstery weight fabric; make simple button up shirts and tunics that have that designer look and feel. This a strong fabric that can be used in home décor items such as pillows, cushions, and window treatments. It is also a great textural fabric for embroidery projects, create elegant embroidered hand towels or apparel items.