The Panier-Along

The Panier-Along is a sew-along tutorial walking you through the process of making a reasonably accurate pair of 1760s-1780s paniers, suitable for wearing with upper-class informal dress.

1770s mistletoe paniers

Here are the steps to making your paniers:

The Panier Materials List

#1 Cutting your pattern pieces

#2 Cutting and sewing pocket slits & marking and sewing the hoop channels

#3 Attaching the panier bottoms

#4 Attaching the panier sides & optional front to back ties

#5 Inserting the hooping

#6 Pleating the top & Finishing

And of course, the finished paniers! 

1770's paniers

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The Panier-Along


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