Merchant & Mills Workbook
Six classic garments that create a stylish multi-layered wardrobe from scratch. Make fashion work.
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.
The Workbook was published in 2015, nearly 7 years on we feel like the patterns are just as timeless and wearable as they were then.
We’ve made an entire new set of samples to show you in current fabrics.
The Workbook contains 6 classic garments that create a stylish multi-layered wardrobe from scratch. You can see how well they mix together below. The patterns are the Bantam vest, Curlew top and dress, Heron top, Strides, Saltmarsh skirt, and Haremere jacket and coat. See examples of these garments above.
Heron. Place both tie pattern pieces on the fold.
Bantam. Neck and arm pattern pieces are labelled incorrectly. The arm pattern piece is for your neck bias strip and vice versa.