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The Trapeze
The Trapeze
The Trapeze
The Trapeze
The Trapeze

Merchant and Mills patterns

The Trapeze

$18.00

This is our classic signature dress suitable for all seasons in a range of fabrics. We have now updated our most popular pattern 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.

Skill level; Beginner

We have also updated our instructions for better clarity.

This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes 8 – 18. Seam allowances are included in the pattern at 1.5cm, unless otherwise stated.

You will need 0.35M of fusible interfacing for the sleeveless version and 0.25M of fusible interfacing for the sleeved version both views.

For the dress you will need 10 x buttons 20 – 23mm. For the top you will need 6 buttons.

 

Sleeveless Dress

Size 8 Size 10 – 12 Size 14 – 18
110 – 120cm wide, with nap 2.5M 2.65M 2.65M*
140cm – 150cm wide, with nap 2.15M 2.3M 2.4M
110 – 120cm wide, without nap 2.15M 2.35M 2.4M*
140 – 150cm wide, without nap 1.65M 1.85M 2.15M
Fusible Interfacing 0.2M 0.2M 0.2M
*110 wide is not suitable for size 18
Sleeveless Dress with Back Opening 

Size 8 Size 10 – 12 Size 14 – 18
110 – 120cm wide, with or without nap 3M 3.15M 3.25M*
140cm wide, with or without nap 2.4M 2.45M 2.6M
Fusible Interfacing (based on 90cm wide) 1.4 1.4 1.4
*110 wide is not suitable for size 18
Dress with Short Sleeves

Size 8 Size 10 – 12 Size 14 – 18
110 – 120cm wide, with nap 2.6M 2.65M 2.75M*
140cm – 150cm wide, with nap 2.15M 2.35M 2.5M
110 – 120cm wide, without nap 2.1M 2.25M 2.4M
140 – 150cm wide, without nap 1.6M 1.8M 2.1M
Fusible Interfacing 0.2M 0.2M 0.2M
*110 wide is not suitable for size 18
Dress with Short Sleeves and Back Opening

Size 8 Size 10 – 12 Size 14 – 18
110 – 120cm wide, with nap 3M 3.15M 3.25M*
110 – 120cm wide, without nap 2.95M 2.85M 3.05M
140 – 150cm wide, with nap 2.5M 2.6M 3M
140 – 150cm wide, without nap 2.35M 2.35M 2.65M
Fusible Interfacing (based on 90cms wide) 1.25M 1.25M 1.25M
*110 wide is not suitable for size 18
Dress with Long Sleeves

Size 8 Size 10 – 12 Size 14 – 18
110 – 120cm wide, with nap 2.9M 2.95M 3M
140cm – 150cm wide, with nap 2.3M 2.65M 2.8M
110 – 120cm wide, without nap 2.45M 2.55M 2.75M*
140 – 150cm wide, without nap 1.9M 2.1M 2.35M
Fusible Interfacing 0.2M 0.2M 0.2M
*110 wide is not suitable for size 18
Dress with Long Sleeves and Back Opening​

Size 8 Size 10 – 12 Size 14 – 18
110 – 120cm wide, with nap 3.25M 3.3M 3.3M*
110 – 120cm wide, without nap 3.15M 3.3M 3.3M*
140 – 150cm wide, with nap 2.75M 2.95M 3.2M
140 – 150cm wide, without nap 2.4M 2.45M 2.7M
Fusible Interfacing (based on 90cms wide) 1.25M 1.25M 1.25M
*110 wide is not suitable for size 18