September Coat – Main cloth  lining  buttons
September Coat – Main cloth lining buttons
From left to right |  9oz Organic Half Panama  with  22mm Gold Corozo buttons , self lined |  Khaki ...
Organic Double Gauze – Hattie & Flo
Organic Double Gauze – Hattie & Flo
Elwen is wearing the  Hattie  dress in the Dusty Grape Double Gauze, with the  Bucket Hat ...
Organic Voile and Edie
Organic Voile and Edie
Organic Cotton Voile  In our continual effort to move over our cloth ranges to a more sustainable option, we have ...
Co-Ords – Head to toe in your favourite cloth
Co-Ords – Head to toe in your favourite cloth
Pattern –  Foreman  jacket. Elwen made a size 38 with no modifications apart from lengthening the sleeves ...
Update on our Extended Sizing
Update on our Extended Sizing
Our current extended size range is now at the printers.The whole printing process, including getting the envelopes ...
Musings on Brexit
Musings on Brexit
Update – all EU orders are now being sent vat and duty paid so you won’t have to pay anything additional your ...
The Art of Finessing
The Art of Finessing
Tweaking and getting everything just right! A team ...
Lazy Linen Mornings
Lazy Linen Mornings
Tie cushions from the  Sewing Book  in Vintage Yellow Stripe | Pad for the iron chair own pattern ...
Cloth Picks – Sunday Dressing Gown
Cloth Picks – Sunday Dressing Gown
From left to right | Peche linen with a Bantam dress from our Workbook in  Portand  |  Kingly ...
Cloth Picks – Workaday Apron
Cloth Picks – Workaday Apron
From left to right | 12oz Organic Twill in Stanley Tan  |   Four Stripe Linen in ...
THE DIRECTOR’S CUT
THE DIRECTOR’S CUT
Roderick Field  is the other director of Merchant & Mills,  tasked with collating ideas and translating ...
PIA MAKES…
PIA MAKES…
Pia is the newest member of our team, she’s always immaculately put together and has enviable style! She’s ...
IN SEARCH OF TENCEL IN TURKEY
IN SEARCH OF TENCEL IN TURKEY
In our efforts to thoroughly research and verify the provenance of all our cloth, we found ourselves, one sunny morning, ...
WHAT KATIE SEWS
WHAT KATIE SEWS
If you’ve come to any of our classes you’ll have had the pleasure of being taught by lovely Katie. Her ...
SCISSORS – A BUYING GUIDE
SCISSORS – A BUYING GUIDE
The philosophy ‘buy once, buy well’ has never been truer than with scissors. Our scissor factory are leaders ...
THE GREAT OILSKIN PRIZE – THE WINNER
THE GREAT OILSKIN PRIZE – THE WINNER
A note from Carolyn and Roderick We had a great response to the oilskin competition, there were so many lovely and ...
PATTERN PLANNING
PATTERN PLANNING
We wanted to put together a short plan of action for you regarding the direction we are heading with our patterns. You ...
FIELDS IN FIELDS – STORY OF MERCHANT & MILLS
FIELDS IN FIELDS – STORY OF MERCHANT & MILLS
A wonderfully written article on the Fields in Fields website about how Merchant & Mills began and where we are now. ...
SUMMER WHITES
SUMMER WHITES
Linen is one of the world’s oldest fabrics, celebrated for its strength, softness and subtle lustre. The perfect ...
WINNING COMBINATIONS
WINNING COMBINATIONS
The planning stage of sewing can be just as fun as the actual making. I’ve often overwhelmed myself with all the ...
MATCHED UP
MATCHED UP
Trying to colour match ribbing to your main fabric can be tricky. We have done a spot of personal shopping for you and ...
SEARCHING FOR BORO IN JAPAN
SEARCHING FOR BORO IN JAPAN
Before Christmas Carolyn and Roderick travelled to Japan for a couple of weeks in search of beautiful textiles. They ...
A SEWING DEMO AT THE V&A MUSEUM
A SEWING DEMO AT THE V&A MUSEUM
This autumn, the Pocket Studio (situated in the middle of the redesigned V&A shop) will host a series of ...
IN CONVERSATION WITH SUANN BELL
IN CONVERSATION WITH SUANN BELL
We are lucky to have built a loyal international customer base over the last few years. It never fails to amaze us all ...
IN THE NEWS – SEPTEMBER
IN THE NEWS – SEPTEMBER
Hole & Corner – The Material Issue  Hole & Corner is an independent publication, dedicated to stories ...
FINDING OUR HOLE & CORNER
FINDING OUR HOLE & CORNER
This Summer Merchant & Mills de camped to the beautiful Cornish countryside to be part of the Hole & Corner tent ...
IN CONVERSATION WITH NADINOO
IN CONVERSATION WITH NADINOO
One of the most enjoyable parts of the business is getting to work with independent designers and seeing their ...
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