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William Morris Fabric

7th July 2021

We hope you’ve seen us online showcasing our licensed William Morris fabric. If not, maybe you’ll have a minute to read this blog and learn more about our fabric!

All our fabric is printed in the United Kingdom. It’s important to us to support the British Textile Industry by printing here, it also gives us a greater amount of quality control.

You’ll find a full collection of our fabrics here, they’re a mix of our licensed William Morris designs and exclusive French Floral designs.

We’ll start with our Morris designs:

Our collection of Morris designs are quite extensive, and are all licensed designs. We do print them both size and colour wise to our own specifications. If you’re in the UK and would like a free sample, please do get in touch and we will get them sent out to you.

We have a few fabric weights; 100% cotton, heavyweight cotton, drill and pvc coated fabric. We have written a few blogs about which weight of fabric might be right for your project, from dress making to upholstery and curtain fabrics, there’s a fabric weight suitable for most projects!

Within our collection, we have many popular Morris designs. Including Willow Bough, Strawberry Thief, Golden Lily and so on. We always try to showcase these on our social media with videos so that we can show you the fabrics in more detail. Please do remember to ask for a sample if you’d like to see them though!

You can hopefully see the difference in fabric weights from the photo above of Willow Bough cotton fabrics and below with Strawberry Thief blue, which is our heavyweight. The heavyweight is a thicker weave and therefore more suitable for things like curtains and light upholstery.

Our Exclusive French Floral designs:

Our French floral designs are some of our favourites. From our late 1800 – early 1900 French Archive, we’ve faithfully restored them to their former glory. Including our lovely Charlotte Rose, which we just think Is beautiful, you can imagine it in a French Chateaux can’t you!

Of course, we also have our collections in various licensed Morris designs – including some of the most well known such as Strawberry Thief, Willow Bough and Golden Lily. Which is your favourite?

Don’t forget that we often put videos of our William Morris fabric on on Instagram so you can see them in closer details. Remember to message us if you’d like a sample!

 

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🌷 William Morris month day 30 🌷 As we come near the end of Morris month, we’re celebrating with a fabric stack, full of beautiful licensed designs, which is your fave? 🌿 “Remember that a pattern is either right or wrong. It cannot be forgiven for blundering, as a picture may be which has otherwise great qualities in it. It is with a pattern as with a fortress, it is no stronger than its weakest point.”- William Morris 🤍 
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🐭 William Morris month day 29 🐭 We’ve been loving William Morris month to celebrate Morris’s birthday month, spreading his floral magic by posting everyday - have you discovered a new favourite design of his this month? 🌿 We absolutely love these little mice and the banner by @mini_and_bob - aren’t they so lovely! 🐭🤍
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🌷William Morris Month Day 28🌷 Happy Easter weekend everyone! 🐥 We hope everyone has a lovely long bank holiday 🌿 We’re already planning some beautiful William Morris tablescapes, nothing too complex, all you need is some Morris florals, some flowers and lots of chocolate! 🐰
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🌷 William Morris Month Day 26 🌷 Absolutely loving a spring time floral on the table right now, especially when paired with an Easter craft or two! 🤍
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🌿 William Morris Month Day 25 🌿 Florals on florals on florals; all of the William Morris florals just look so beautiful together and, as Morris said himself, “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful” 🌷
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🐥 William Morris Month Day 23 🐥 Loving the sunshine this week for springtime 🌿 We absolutely love Willow Bough on the table in the sunshine paired with spring blooms 🌷
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🌷 William Morris Month Day 22🌷 A themed table is always our favourite, we’ve been loving setting the table lately with an Easter theme- especially when it means we can eat the eggs after! 🐣✨ 
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🌿 William Morris Day 20 🌿 William Morris fact of the day; did you know he founded the Kelmscott Press? 🖋️ He wrote of the venture – “Here is a new craft to conquer and to perfect.” Printing began at the press in Spring 1891 🪴 He designed multiple fonts including “Golden” Roman typeface and “Troy” Gothic type along with “Chaucer” and he worked to create beautiful books in regards to their designs which took into account their type, image and decorative elements – you can see beautiful examples of what he achieved today if you do a quick search on the Kelmscott Press- it’s well worth a Google! 🌷
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🌷 William Morris Month Day 19🌷 Happy first day of spring everyone! 🪴 We celebrated in our favourite way; coffee and cake of course! 🍰 Now we love florals all year round of course, but especially love adding in even more this time of year to reflect the blooms in the garden 🌷 What’s your favourite Morris design this time of year? 🌿
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📝 William Morris Month Day 18 📝 Did you know that as well as being an incredible designer, William Morris was also a brilliant writer and poet; have you read any of his writing? What’s your favourite quote? 🌷🌿
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☀️ William Morris Month Day 17 ☀️ The sunshine today has made us feel so excited for spring, it’s almost officially here! 🪴 This William Morris bunting is the dreamiest backdrop to all the spring summer days in the garden, it’s by @ellejoycreations - isn’t it fabulous!🌷
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🐰 William Morris Month Day 16 🐰 A Sunday spent Easter decorating, these cute little bunnies were a craft a few years back and they are always a firm favourite to bring out this time of year to hang on our Easter tree 🐥 Have you started decorating or eating eggs yet? 🐣
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🍓 William Morris Month Day 15 🍓 Absolutely can’t wait for the summer months to get our Strawberry Thief picnic basket and blanket back out- if you missed this craft we have a DIY on our website blog, along with a lot of other craft ideas and how-to blogs ☺️
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🍓 William Morris Month Day 14 🍓 Strawberry Thief was inspired by William Morris’s watching the thrushes under the strawberry nets at the stunning @kelmscottmanor 🌿 May Morris conjured up this scene when speaking of the design, “You can imagine my Father going out in the early morning and watching the rascally thrushes at work on the fruit beds and telling the fanned who growls ‘I’d like to wring their necks!’ that no bird in the garden must be touched. There were certainly more birds than strawberries in spite of attempts at protection. And the walls of the little dining-room are hung with this note of the June garden and the little lords of it.” 🍓 What a lovely insight into the Morris family life! 🥰
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