Beautiful William Morris Designs from the V&A Archives

Introducing a new quilting collection inspired by the archives of Morris & Co. from the Victoria and Albert Museum exclusively for Moda fabrics.

Collaborating with the Victoria and Albert Museum, Moda has created a collection of 40 fabrics featuring prints from wallpaper and textile designs by William Morris (1834-1896) from the V&A's archives.

These prints are available as pre-cuts in Jelly Rolls, Layer Cakes, Charm Packs and as a fat quarter bundle or by the metre.

(If you are looking for the William Morris Quilt Kit we are sorry to say that it has already sold out and been discontinued)

A little bit of history...

William Morris is often regarded as one of the greatest designers and most outstanding  figures of the Arts & Crafts Movement. As well as a designer, he was a poet, artist, philosopher, typographer and political theorist.

In 1861 Morris and his friends started the decorating business Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co., which provided beautiful handcrafted products and furnishings for the home. Morris was motivated to provided affordable 'art for all', and his boundless enthusiasm led to a prolific output from the company.

Over years the company became know simply as Morris & Co. and was famed for it's wallpaper and fabric designs for over 150 years.

Morris & Co. still exists as the custodians of the founders extensive archives and new designs are carefully curated in the distinctive Arts & Crafts style.

If you want to find out more about the life and achievements of William Morris, the V&A have produced an excellent article here.

You can browse all of our William Morris pre-cuts and fabrics by the metre here. Please be aware that we have limited stock of both the pre-cuts and fabric by the metre; once it's gone it's gone!

Happy Creating x


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