The Trapeze Pattern by Merchant & Mills - Printed Pattern

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This is Merchant & Mills' classic signature dress suitable for all seasons in a range of fabrics - now updated to give you more variations!

You have the option of making this 3/4 sleeved, sleeveless and short sleeved, all with a button back opening.

Sizes

UK 8 - 18 (US 6 - 16)

Recommended fabric

Linen and linen blends, poplin, hemp and hemp blends, cotton chambray, tencel and tencel blends, wool and wool blends.

Yardage requirements (without nap):

Using 44 / 47 inch width fabric (110 / 120 cm)

Sleeveless dress / Sleeveless dress with back opening: 

  • 8: 2 3/8 yards (2.15 m) / 3 1/3 yards (3 m)
  • 10 - 12: 2 1/2 yards (2.35 m) / 3 1/2 yards (3.15 m)
  • 14 - 18: 2 5/8 yards (2.4 m) / 3 5/8 yards (3.25 m)

Dress with short sleeves / Dress with short sleeves & back opening:

  • 8: 2 1/3 yards (2.1 m) / 3 1/4 yards (2.95 m)
  • 10 - 12: 2 1/2 yards (2.25 m) / 3 1/8 yards (2.85 m)
  • 14 - 18: 2 5/8 yards (2.4 m) / 3 1/3 yards (3..05 m)

Dress with long sleeves / Dress with long sleeves & back opening:

  • 8: 2 2/3 yards (2.45 m) / 3 1/2 yards (3.15 m)
  • 10 - 12: 2 5/6 yards (2.55 m) / 3 5/8 yards (3.3 m)
  • 14 - 18: 3 yards (2.75 m) / 3 5/8 yards (3.3 m)

Using 47 / 55 inch width fabric (120 / 140 cm)

Sleeveless dress / Sleeveless dress with back opening: 

  • 8: 1 5/6 yards (1.65 m) / 2 5/8 yards (2.4 m)
  • 10 - 12: 2 yards (1.85 m) / 2 2/3 yards (2.45 m)
  • 14 - 18: 2 3/8 yards (2.15 m) / 2 3/4 yards (2.6 m)

Dress with short sleeves / Dress with short sleeves & back opening:

  • 8: 1 3/4 yards (1.6 m) / 2 5/8 yards (2.35 m)
  • 10 - 12: 2 yards (1.8 m) / 2 5/8 yards (2.35 m)
  • 14 - 18: 2 1/3 yards (2.1 m) / 2 7/8 yards (2.65 m)

Dress with long sleeves / Dress with long sleeves & back opening:

  • 8: 2 yards (1.9 m) / 2 5/8 yards (2.4 m)
  • 10 - 12: 2 1/3 yards (2.1 m) / 2 2/3 yards (2.45 m)
  • 14 - 18: 2 5/8 yards (2.35 m) / 3 yards (2.7 m)

Interfacing
You will need 1/2 yard  (0.35 m) of fusible interfacing for the sleeveless version and 1/3 yard (0.25 m) of fusible interfacing for the sleeved version both views.

Buttons
For the dress you will need 10 x buttons 5/6 - 1 inch (20 – 23mm).

For the top you will need 6 buttons.


Skill level: Beginner