The Mercer Top is an edgy blouse that will give your wardrobe basics an instant style upgrade with the confidence boosting power shoulder.
Designed for light to medium weight woven fabrics, the Mercer comes in 2 versions. View A is sleeveless and View B has a bracelet length sleeve with button detail. Facings finish the neckline and keyhole back along with a single button with loop closure. A simple narrow hem finishes the lower hem and View B sleeves. View A armholes are finished with bias tape trim. Wear the Mercer tucked into the high waisted Thompson pant or untucked with slim legged pants.
Lightweight to medium weight wovens with a bit of body such as cotton poplin, chambray, silk shantung, polyester, and blends with tencel. Allow extra fabric to match plaids or stripes.
1 - ⅜” button with shank for neck closure
¼ yard of lightweight fusible Interfacing
For button loop, 2” of 1mm elastic OR ¼” bias tape
2 yards bias tape in matching color
2 – ⅜” shank buttons for sleeve trim