The Clementine, a Merchant & Mills pattern

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The Clementine, a Merchant & Mills pattern

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Merchant & Mills do denim - SO EXCITING!

ISlim fitting jeans skirt with a back split and shaped waist band. This is a pattern that we would advise making a toile first, firstly to adjust the fit if needed but secondly to familiarise with the pattern instructions. We have not used a traditional run and fell jeans seam, we have chosen instead to topstitch the seam, which is easier to achieve on a domestic machine.

We have found that a heavy duty thread rather than a topstitch thread gives a more authentic look to the topstitching and is easier to use. You may find that you get a better stitch using a matching standard ‘sew all’ thread in the bobbin.

This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes 6 – 18. 1.5cm seam allowance is included in the pattern unless otherwise stated.

We recommend using 8-12.5oz denim (up to 14oz with a heavy duty sewing machine)

You will also need:

  • Matching thread

  • 7″ metal jeans zip

  • Jeans needle

  • Large eye sewing needle

  • Plain cotton fabric for pocket bags

  • Heavy duty contrast thread/top stitching thread

  • Matching standard contrast thread (to use in the bobbin)

  • 1 x button approx 18mm

In the photos, the Clementine is shown with the Francine top, the Ottoline jacketand the Fielder top.

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