Next up in my panty fitting series is probably the most common problem I see; the back of the panty sliding into the bum and causing much discomfort. In American English we call it a wedgie. What causes it and how do we fix it? Let's take a look.
Problem: The back of the panty is sliding into my bum
Bunched up fabric at the back gusset seam. Not enough coverage over the bum cheeks.
There are three things that can cause the dreaded wedgie, so let's begin with the simplest.
Beginning from the back gusset seam, move up about 2-3" and 1/2" out from the bum curve. Draw in a new bum curve and blend back into the original gusset seam and side seam. This is just an approximation to give you a place to start; you may need more or less added to the back.
Also, if gravity or weight loss has caused the fullness of your bum to lower, you may need to also lower the widest point of the bum curve.
That's it for today, happy sewing!
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