A Cloth Merchant

This little Sidney went to market

Nanette Webb

The Merchant & Mills Sidney sweatshirt is a versatile, easy-to-sew top that is perfect for transitioning weather - like every day in northeastern Ohio! Off to the early morning North Union Farmer's Market at Shaker Square!

Flannel Fiasco

Nanette Webb

This shirt gave me so much grief. No, I shouldn’t blame the shirt; it was totally my fault. This is Burda 7136. It is so hard to find a good button-down shirt pattern, both for women and men! I’m eager to try out the Sewaholic Granville shirt, but we don’t have it in yet.

An Inspired Advent : Day 6


My sister is one of my favorite people to make gifts for. She’s always so happy to receive something handmade, and she can appreciate the time and effort that went in to its creation. And if she doesn’t like it, she at least pretends to. Sometimes, just the fact that I made something for her […]

Welcome to Cleveland, Merchant & Mills!


“In the time of swords and periwigs and full-skirted coats with flowered lappets – when gentlemen wore ruffles, and gold-laced waistcoats of paduasoy and taffeta – there lived a tailor in Gloucester. He sat in the window of a little shop in Westgate Street, cross-legged on a table, from morning till dark. All day long […]