Merchant & Mills Whittaker Dress


A classic pinafore for work and play. With a buttoned side fastening, side and back pockets. Make it long with a back split or short just below the knee. Accentuate the detailing with contrast top stitching or keep it simple with matching thread.

Recommended fabric: 8-12oz denim, cotton twill or canvas, corduroy, moleskin, half panama cotton. For a softer look and feel try a mid weight linen. For the facings either a cotton muslin or a slip viscose lining is recommended.

The sample in the photos was made out of a 10oz denim.

Fabric requirements approx: 2.3m @ 140cm without nap. Enlarge thumbnail for fabric requirements, sizing and notions

You will need: 8 x 15-18mm Buttons 1 x Matching thread

Top stitch thread if you are going to do contrast top stitching.

This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes 6 - 18.

Photo credits: Merchant & Mills



Orders over $150 will ship free to New Zealand and Australia

We aim to ship your order within one working day of payment being received.  NZ deliveries are normally delivered within a day or two of leaving the store, while international deliveries (over $9 in value) can be sent via NZ Post + Australia Post or DHL Express for a tracked timely delivery service. 

At times there may be circumstances beyond our control which will delay shipping.  

For full details, please refer to our shipping page. 



As a fabric order is a bespoke product, we are unable to offer a refund if you change your mind.  We encourage you to order a sample first if colour, texture and weight is important for your project.   

We will gladly take returns on any item that is faulty or damaged, please refer to our returns page for full information. 

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