Rye Shop:

Our Rye shop is open 11 – 4.30pm – weekends only.

Fabric Ordering:

Fabric can be ordered in 10cm increments. The minimum order is half a metre.

Fabric Samples:

Samples can be ordered on the individual fabric pages, under the ‘buy’ tab. Samples are 50p each with free shipping anywhere in the world.

Student Discount:

We offer a 10% discount for students. Please email a picture of your student card to [email protected] and we will set you up a discount code. Students cannot receive 10% off on classes or remnants. Please note we need to see an expiry date of your course.


Where we offer matching thread, this is always Gutermann Sew All thread, 100m.

PDF Products:

I’m afraid we cannot offer refunds on PDF products.

Fabric Orders on Rolls:

You can request to have your fabric put on a roll, however there is a £5 charge for this within the UK and Europe, and £15 Rest of World.

Liberty Risk Assessment:

Covid 19 Risk Assessment for Liberty.


When you enter your postcode/zip at the checkout your postage will be automatically calculated for you.

UK – DPD courier, 1 – 3 working days, £4.95.

Orders for a singular pattern only are £3. (Royal Mail tracked)

Samples – sent by 1st class post, free delivery.

Guernsey & Jersey – DHL courier, 5 – 7 working days, £14.

Europe – DPD courier, 2 – 5 working days, £10. (Please note due to most pick up points being closed throughout Europe DPD will only attempt delivery once before returning to sender.)

Switzerland – DHL courier, 5 – 7 working days, £17.

Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia – DHL courier, 5 – 7 working days, £18.

USA – DHL courier, 5 – 7 working days, £22.50.

Canada – UPS 3 – 5 working days, £30

China, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea, Phillippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji – DHL courier, 5 – 7 working days, £35.

Any country not mentioned shipping is DHL courier, 5 – 7 working days, £22.50.

All our postage options are fully trackable and you will always be sent a tracking number. Please ensure you enter your email address at the checkout.

Your order will be sent to the address you have entered under ‘shipping address.’ We will endeavor to spot mistakes but we cannot be held responsible for missing parcels due to address errors. If a parcel is returned to us as undeliverable due to your address error we can re send your item but there will be an additional delivery charge.


Taxes & Duties:

If your order is being delivered outside of the European Community (EC), please be aware you may have to pay your countries import duty or other taxes. This is not the responsibility of Merchant & Mills.



We do not accept returns on any cut fabric or trims as these are bespoke orders. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Gifts and notions can be returned at your shipping cost. These must be in a resalable condition – unopened and unused. Items must be returned with 7 days of receipt of your order. See below details of how to return items.


Damaged items:

We cannot accept returns on cut or washed fabric. Please check your fabric carefully for faults before proceeding with cutting and sewing.

If you do find a fault with your fabric before cutting or you have received damaged or faulty goods, please notify us by phone or email within 7 working days of receipt of your order.

T: 01797 227789
[email protected]

Where possible we will try and replace your cloth or goods, if this is not possible we will issue a full refund including shipping costs. You will be refunded by the original method of payment, either by paypal or debit/credit card. We do not offer credit notes.

We will reimburse any delivery costs you incur returning the item to us. Please retain proof of postage. Please try and include your original packing slip with your return. We will need your full name, delivery address, phone number, email address, and order number to process your return.

Please return all items to:

Merchant & Mills
14 a Tower St
Rye, East Sussex
TN31 7AT


Change of Heart/Unwanted Gifts:

If you have a change of heart or have received a gift you’d like to exchange we are happy to do this. This must be done within 7 days of purchase with a receipt. Only applicable on gifts and notions that have been purchased on our website or in our Rye shop. You are responsible for return shipping costs and shipping costs will be added to your item.