MERCHANT AND MILLS • The Trapeze Dress
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This style is Merchant and Mills’ classic signature dress, it's a really versatile pattern that works well in a wide range of fabrics from twill to chambray, linens, most denims, and from Harris Tweed to fine suiting.
Recently updated, you have the option of making this 3/4 sleeved, sleeveless and short sleeved, all with a button back opening, or without. There is also a lengthen/shorten line so you can make it into a top.
Skill level • Suitable for beginners
This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes 8 – 18. Seam allowances are included at 1.5cm, unless otherwise stated.
Suggested fabrics • linen, cotton/linen mixes, wool suiting and lambswool
Trims needed • matching thread / fusible interfacing (see fabric requirements) / if making the buttoned versions then you will also need 6 x 20-23mm buttons for the top and 10 for the dress
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