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Merchant and Mills - The Workbook

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Merchant and mills - Workbook

Six classic garments that create a stylish multi-layered wardrobe from scratch. Make fashion work. Click on the pattern names below to be taken to fabric suggestions.

Full-size patterns are provided for a neat vest with a boxer back detail, an elegant bias-cut long-sleeved dress, a simple long gathered skirt with a drawstring waist, a batwing wrap top, an oversized drop-shoulder jacket and a pair of classic wide leg trousers. There are also style variations within 4 of the patterns. The aim of this book is to move beyond simplicity and dare the maker to develop new skills.

Bantam Vest

140cm wide 120cm wide
Size 8 1.25M 1.35M
Size 10 1.30M 1.45M
Size 12 1.35M 1.55M
Size 14 1.35M 1.65M
Size 16 1.40M 1.75M
Size 18 1.40M 1.75M

Bantam Dress

140cm wide 120cm wide
Size 8 1.65M 1.75M
Size 10 1.65M 1.80M
Size 12 1.70M 1.90M
Size 14 1.75M 2.00M
Size 16 1.80M 2.00M
Size 18 1.90M 2.00M

Curlew Sleeveless T Shirt

140cm wide 1.20cm wide
Size 8 1.55M 1.55M
Size 10 1.60M 1.60M
Size 12 1.65M 1.65M
Size 14 1.70M 1.70M
Size 16 1.75M 1.75M
Size 18 1.80M 1.80M

Curlew Long Sleeved Top

140cm wide 120cm wide
Size 8 4.20M 4.20M
Size 10 4.20M 4.20M
Size 12 4.30M 4.30M
Size 14 4.40M 4.40M
Size 16 4.60M 4.60M
Size 18 4.80M 4.80M

Curlew Dress – can only be made with 140cm + wide fabric

140cm wide
Size 8 3.00M
Size 10 3.00M
Size 12 3.10M
Size 14 3.20M
Size 16 3.40M
Size 18 3.60M

Heron Top

140cm wide 120cm wide Interfacing
Size 8 1.45M 1.70M 0.75M
Size 10 1.45M 1.70M 0.75M
Size 12 1.45M 1.75M 0.75M
Size 14 1.50M 1.75M 0.75M
Size 16 1.70M 2.40M 0.75M
Size 18 1.75M 2.40M 0.75M

Saltmarsh Skirt

140cm wide 120cm wide
Size 8 1.95M 2.00M
Size 10 1.95M 2.10M
Size 12 2.00M 2.10M
Size 14 2.00M 2.25M
Size 16 2.00M 2.25M
Size 18 2.00M 2.25M

Haremere Jacket

140cm wide 120cm wide Lining Interfacing
Small 2.00M 2.50M 1.25M 1.00M
Medium 2.00M 2.50M 1.25M 1.00M
Large 2.30M 2.75M 1.25M 1.00M

Haremere Coat

140cm wide 120cm wide Lining Interfacing
Small 2.60M 3.10M 1.85M 1.60M
Meium 2.60M 3.10M 1.85M 1.60M
Large 2.90M 3.35M 1.85M 1.60M

Stride Shorts

140cm wide 120cm wide Lining Interfacing
Size 8 1.20M 1.40M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 10 1.20M 1.40M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 12 1.25M 1.50M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 14 1.25M 1.50M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 16 1.40M 1.60M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 18 1.40M 1.60M 0.25M 0.25M

Stride Trousers

140cm wide 120cm wide Lining Interfacing
Size 8 2.20M 2.40M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 10 2.20M 2.40M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 12 2.25M 2.50M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 14 2.25M 2.50M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 16 2.40M 2.60M 0.25M 0.25M
Size 18 2.40M 2.60M 0.25M 0.25M


Shipping Info

All orders are packed and shipped in our plastic free eco-friendly paper mailers.

*All fabric is priced and sold per half metre. e.g quantity 2 represents 1 metre, quantity 3 represents 1.5 metres.*

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Complete the look:

Merchant and Mills - The Workbook


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Click and collect excludes A0 printing service this is delivery only.

Can I Return my fabric?

Unfortunately we do not accept returns on cut fabric as these are bespoke items.

We always recommend ordering samples to ensure the colour and weight is what you are after.

If your order arrives faulty please contact to be sent a replacement.

Please read more in our policy for more information


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