The Sanda - Bound Edges
The Sanda - Bound Edges
Our Sanda pattern is a perfect pairing for our quilted fabric. We have created a pattern hack to make an unlined jacket ...
The Foreman Hack
The Foreman Hack
This is a hack for making our men’s pattern, the Foreman, a neater fit for a woman. The jacket and sleeves are ...
Luminaire Collection - A List of Stockists
Luminaire Collection - A List of Stockists
Luminaire is a new collection of cotton/linen checks that have been designed exclusively for our wholesale partners. If ...
THE ELLIS PATTERN HACK
THE ELLIS PATTERN HACK
We have taken our popular Ellis pattern and reimagined it in sheer fabric with a full sleeve and placket and ‘let ...
Jacquard Inspiration...
Jacquard Inspiration...
Our cotton jacquard is soft and cosy and perfect for comfortable clothing like our oversized Sidney sweatshirt or a ...
Experimenting with the Mathilde Skirt...
Experimenting with the Mathilde Skirt...
 The Mathilde is a blank canvas for experimenting. We chose to do simple tucks on the  Tumbled Linen Warm White ...
Judith Staley Founder of SewOver50 – 10 Questions
Judith Staley Founder of SewOver50 – 10 Questions
From left to right – The Edie Top in Euphoria Tencel/Linen (out of stock | The Unfolding Jacket in Ahoy ...
In Conversation with Hannah Cawley
In Conversation with Hannah Cawley
We spoke to Hannah from Cawley Studio about our pattern collaboration and the makings of the brand. You can see the ...
Rebecca Evans-Merritt - 10 Questions
Rebecca Evans-Merritt - 10 Questions
From left to right – Deer and Doe Myosotis hack in Japanese Ripple Indigo (out of stock) | Cocowawa Nutmeg ...
Fabric | Trims | Hardware - Francli Day Pack
Fabric | Trims | Hardware - Francli Day Pack
We have been playing around with a few different cloth, trim and hardware ideas for the Francli Day Pack. Mix and match ...
The Grove
The Grove
  In 2021 Merchant & Mills purchased 4 The Grove, dating from the 1890s a former home of the headmaster of the ...
All Things Wadding...
All Things Wadding...
When developing the Francli Day Pack we experimented with various waddings to go inside of the straps and back panel. Ali ...
10 YEARS OF THE MERCHANT & MILLS SHOP
10 YEARS OF THE MERCHANT & MILLS SHOP
Back in 2012, the dusty, disused shell of 14a Tower Street was discovered by Carolyn and Roderick as they scoured the ...
METAL SNAP INSTRUCTIONS
METAL SNAP INSTRUCTIONS
Adding snaps to your project can sometimes be confusing so we have put together some detailed instructions for you. These ...
THE WEEKEND SEWIST – 10 QUESTIONS
THE WEEKEND SEWIST – 10 QUESTIONS
We’re sure many of you will already follow Ellie @the.weekend.sewist on Instagram – she has enviable style ...
THE TEE SHIRT IN JERSEY
THE TEE SHIRT IN JERSEY
We recently introduced our new Hemp Blend Jersey range. The cloth is a fine lightweight knitted jersey that’s 55% ...
QUICK SUMMER MAKES: THE SALTMARSH SKIRT
QUICK SUMMER MAKES: THE SALTMARSH SKIRT
Katie recently sewed up a Saltmarsh skirt in Jelly Mix , one of our newest Indian cottons. The cloth is a soft, ...
THE HARLENE PATTERN HACK
THE HARLENE PATTERN HACK
We have given two of our patterns a little summer refresh. Introducing the short version of our classic Harlene dungarees ...
CLOTH PICKS – THE ETTA
CLOTH PICKS – THE ETTA
From left to right | Dew Block | Hemp/Organic Cotton Structure | Ava Check The perfect summer dress is here! The Etta is ...
THE EDIE PATTERN HACK
THE EDIE PATTERN HACK
You can always count on The Edie to deliver some serious sleeve drama! While the pattern offers the option of making a ...
THE WINNIE AS OUTERWEAR
THE WINNIE AS OUTERWEAR
The Winnie pattern is a traditional pair of pyjamas available in size UK 6-28. The top can be made with long or short ...
SEWING WITH DENIM
SEWING WITH DENIM
If you’re new to working with denim, we’ve put together everything you need to know: from how to wash the ...
A CLOSER LOOK AT OUR LINENS
A CLOSER LOOK AT OUR LINENS
It’s no secret that at Merchant & Mills, we love our linen. So when it comes to perfect linen cloth for your ...
THE FACTORY HACK – TOP VERSION
THE FACTORY HACK – TOP VERSION
The Factory dress is an advanced beginner pattern with ready-rolled up sleeves and an easy-fit. While it was originally ...
IN CONVERSATION WITH BUG CLOTHING
IN CONVERSATION WITH BUG CLOTHING
Bug clothing was founded in East London by Amy Ward – with many of the same principles as Merchant & Mills: ...
OUR OILSKINS – THE INS AND OUTS
OUR OILSKINS – THE INS AND OUTS
While new technical fabrics are being made all the time to contend with harsh weather conditions, oilskin cloth still ...
MAGGIE’S FIELD
MAGGIE’S FIELD
Merchant & Mills are a proud investor in Maggie’s Field , an eco-conscious, self-pitch, self-contained ...
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