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Organic Traditional Oilskin Antique

$37.00 / yard


The real thing – best quality traditional oilskin made in the UK, finished to age and wear beautifully.

Ideal for bags, accessories and all M&M coat patterns; (an outdoor) Top 64, Ottoline, Landgate and TN31 Parka.

  • 100% Organic Cotton Oilskin
  • Approximate width: 60" (154 cm)
  • 405 gsm / 11.94 oz yd2
  • Made in the UK
  • Do not iron, just finger press.
  • Not washable but can be spot cleaned & re-waxed.
  • Do not use any interfacing with this type of oilskin.
  • Merchant & Mills recommend sewing with a denim needle and 100% poly thread.

GOTs certified organic cotton and finished with a traditional wax. It has a dry wax finish. Not washable but can be re-oiled.

A blend of oils and petroleum-based waxes are used. This solution is impregnated into the fibre and saturates the cloth, so the performance relies on a traditional wax/water resist application.

It has a firm handle this fabric will give a distressed worn appearance when handled giving it a fast-tracked unique vintage aesthetic.

For lining use a barrier lining, or duck canvas.

Please note that all oilskins and waxed canvases are sent folded.


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